Western Placer

School Board to hire tech director

Technology in the Western Placer Unified School District will run a little smoother in the near future if all goes according to plan. A new position was created by the Board of Tr ...

Western Placer employees get raises

In a time when most school districts across the state are suffering financially, Western Placer Unified School District employees have something to smile about – raises. Teacher ...

A new face at high schools

Officer Tim Jaekel of the Lincoln Police Department said he has always wanted to work with children. Jaekel, 36, will achieve that goal as the new youth services officer for Linco ...

Students beat exit exam average, lunch prices go up

Lincoln’s high school students did very well on their exit-exam scores, surpassing the statewide average. That’s according to Mary Boyle, the Western Placer Unified School Dis ...

City applies for grants, approves police officer for high school

The Lincoln City Council unanimously approved a contract Tuesday with the Western Placer Unified School District to provide a school-resources police officer at the school district ...

Who's who - A portrait of a person who is part of your community

Name: Ashley Piwkiewicz Occupation: Student Age: 14 Family: Mom Debbie, dad Michael and sister Amber, 11 City of Residence: Lincoln How would you describe yourself? “I’ ...

Western Placer - no layoffs

There are no cutbacks or layoffs in the Western Placer Unified School District budget, which was unanimously passed by the Board of Trustees Monday night. “We’re fortunate,” ...

Zebras earn their stripes

Cheers and tears filled the Alexander Grey Sports Complex last Friday as the 317 Lincoln High School seniors received their diplomas. As each name was called at graduation, famil ...

School district wasting money

Last week all households in the Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) received, in the mail, a newsletter. This expensive, four-page, color, WPUSD newsletter was even sent ...

Letter writer apologizes to Tenborg

It was not my intent to bring embarrassment or undue attention to the young lady who whose front page image was the impetus for my letter to the editor. If my letter did bring emba ...