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Sheridan Elementary shines at school board meeting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...