Phoenix High School

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 ...