Scott Leaman

Zebras honored for a great season

The Western Placer Unified School District board recognized this year’s Lincoln High School Zebra football team for its successful season. “As we all know, the football team ha ...

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 ...

Swine flu hits students

The swine flu has made an appearance in Lincoln’s schools but not enough for any of the schools to close. LaShawn Horton, district nurse for Western Placer Unified School Distric ...

Lincoln High scores hit target goals

We take accountability very seriously in Western Placer Unified School District. We have been working very hard to demonstrate improved academic performance not only to the state ...

Marine's testimony sought in sex suit

Lawyers representing the Lincoln High School student sexually assaulted last year by Marine Recruiter Victor Sanchez-Millan say they will seek a jury trial in the civil suit filed ...

Western Placer gets $17 million from state

A $14-million infusion from a claim to the state of California ensures that no cuts will be necessary this year, according to Superintendent Scott Leaman. “We’re not going to ...

Your schools take fiscal accountability seriously

In today’s era of accountability, we are holding our students and schools to much higher standards of performance. The public is demanding much more from their public schools. T ...

Grand jury report critical of WPUSD

Western Placer Unified School District made many errors and misjudgments in facilities construction and financing during the last decade, the Placer County grand jury said in a rep ...

WPUSD continues working to cut budget

Wednesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger released the revised state budget to address a projected $15.2 billion deficit – but educators remained in the dark as to whether the antici ...

District talks worst-case scenarios amid state budget cuts

At least it could be worse. That was the mantra being repeated by trustees of Western Placer Unified School District on Tuesday, as they struggled to comprehend proposed statewid ...