Phoenix High School

Phoenix High has a productive school year

Phoenix High School students, staff and volunteers have much pride in the continuation school at 870 J St. “We wanted to let the community know some of the exciting things ...

Back to school

Editor’s note: The Lincoln News Messenger is featuring five new Western Unified School District employees in this August and September series. Shamryn Cole, Carlin C. Coppin ...

Phoenix High School Class of 2014 graduates

Twenty seniors from Phoenix High School are graduating Wednesday. Congratulations to seniors Ismael Juarez, Aaron Conrad, Breanne Summers, Patrick Moore, Julio Rios, Edith Rodrigu ...

Propane kept too close to school

The Western Placer Unified School District has been reading with interest the opinions of individuals concerning the propane tank facility next to Lincoln High and Phoenix High sch ...

Either move the tanks or move the town

My July 25 column (page 4, “The public must get involved in preventing propane fires here”)  prompted 15 letters and as many phone calls agreeing that community me ...

The public must get involved in preventing propane fires here

There’s an elephant in Lincoln. Not the mammal kind. It's more of a “let’s pretend there’s nothing dangerously unsafe here” thinking by mos ...

Phoenix High School grads have a lot to look forward to

Two years ago, when Lourdez Gomez left Los Angeles, she also left behind two years of “ditching” school and hanging out with gang members who were planning her initiati ...

Phoenix High honor student overcomes obstacles

BIO FACTS Name: Lourdez Gomez Age: 17 City: Lincoln Occupation: 2013 Phoenix High School graduate   What brought you to Phoenix High School? My parents were se ...

Alexis Herrera remembered as a good friend

Family and friends gathered for an hour the evening of Jan. 29 in the place Alexis Herrera loved best to remember him and honor his memory – on the soccer field at Lincoln Hi ...

Candlelight vigil for Alexis set for Jan. 29

Community members will gather to remember Alexis Herrera during a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Lincoln High School stadium. Herrera, a Lincoln High School and Pho ...

19-year-old takes his life

Counselors and psychologists are on four school campuses this week to help students cope with the death of a 19-year-old man on Jan. 19. Lincoln Interim Police Chief Paul Shelgren ...

We should be proud of school

  Thank you for the information on Phoenix High School! I was not aware of Phoenix prior to this article. After reading the students’ letter to the editor and learnin ...

Participation helps kids

  We wanted to thank and give credit to the many who continue to participate and make possible the wonderful experience we are having with the terrific kids at Phoenix High S ...

Phoenix High School and its staff earn praise from its students

  My name is Ronnie Ridens and I am a student at Phoenix High School (which is the district’s continuation high school). I am writing this letter on behalf of the stude ...

Party celebrates Phoenix High exiting program improvement

Phoenix High School staff and students celebrated a phenomenal achievement for the school on Oct. 25 – exiting Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) testing program improvement. Be ...