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Sheridan Elementary shines at school board meeting
Wednesday Nov 16 2011
Five items in the action, discussion and information portion of Tuesday night’s school board meeting were quickly discussed and approved. Prior to that, Kris Knutson, Sheridan El ...
School board pays $25,000 to hold site
Thursday Nov 03 2011
School board members voted Tuesday night to pay $25,000 to hold on to a elementary school site in Lincoln Crossing. Half of the $25,000 paid each year may go toward the purchase of ...
Teachers’ contracts could be negotiated next month
Wednesday Oct 19 2011
A short 35-minute school board meeting matched the shorter-than-usual agenda. The meeting took place at a different location than usual, which was Lincoln Crossing Elementary Schoo ...
State testing school scores exceed goals but federal targets not met
Wednesday Sep 07 2011
While all Western Placer Unified School District schools exceeded their goals for state testing scores, they did not meet federal targets. That’s according to Mary Boyle, the dis ...
Four new principals, vice principal named
Wednesday Aug 03 2011
The first school board meeting of the year passed quickly Tuesday night, ending after 15 minutes. Western Placer Unified School District’s four new principals and assistant princ ...
School district could save $268,388 next year through PARS
Wednesday Apr 06 2011
School board members voted unanimously at Tuesday’s meeting to explore a supplemental retirement-incentive program that could save the district thousands of dollars. Western Pla ...
School board trying to avoid layoffs
Wednesday Feb 16 2011
The school board heard about a possible way to fund the building of a new elementary school during Tuesday night’s brief meeting. Cathy Allen, Western Placer Unified School Distr ...
School district to meet expenses
Wednesday Dec 22 2010
During Tuesday’s briefer than usual school board meeting, the district confirmed its ability to meet its financial obligations for the remainder of this year and the next two yea ...
Parent looks to school district to help get bus service for her children
Wednesday Sep 08 2010
Reduction of the school district’s transportation services has affected at least one Lincoln parent. Through tears, Kim Shook addressed the Western Placer Unified School Distric ...
School bond to be on ballot
Wednesday Jun 30 2010
Concern for the education of children makes footing the bill for a $163 million bond measure for school improvements and modernizations is worth it to some residents asked by The N ...
Teacher's jobs safe next year
Wednesday May 05 2010
Lincoln’s schools will not lose any teachers next school year due to budget cuts. That’s because the Western Placer Unified School District voted to approve budget reductions t ...
Concerned ESL students address school board
Wednesday Mar 17 2010
Ten community members requested to speak at Tuesday’s school board meeting to protect the adult English as a Second Language (ESL) class offered at Phoenix High School. ESL class ...
Zebra football team recognized by school board
Wednesday Dec 02 2009
Discussion of finances and Zebra pride were the focus of Tuesday night’s school board meeting. Board members praised the Lincoln High School Zebra football team for how well the ...
Lincoln High Improvements Almost Done
Wednesday Nov 18 2009
Lincoln High School improvements will soon be completed. That’s according to Cathy Allen, the Western Placer Unified School District’s assistant superintendent for facilities ...
Lincoln to get new elementary school
Thursday Oct 08 2009
The Western Placer Unified School District will make a decision by its next meeting on Oct. 20 about where the next elementary school in Lincoln will be built. There are currently ...
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