Western Placer Unified School District

New math class to help students in higher-level college course being developed

School district representatives and local college staff are collaborating on a new math course to prepare graduating high school seniors for direct entry into higher-level college ...

School board to cut $5.5 million to balance budget

A decrease in the state’s trigger cuts “sounds like good news” for Western Placer Unified School District. That’s according to the district’s Assistant Superintendent Joy ...

School, city issues discussed during school committee

Lincoln and school district representatives met Monday morning during the city’s school committee to discuss issues that affect each entity. One topic was Twelve Bridges Library ...

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 ...

School distirct to refinance bond money

The Western Placer Unified School District board made a move Tuesday night to refinance bond money used to build four of the district’s newer schools. In a unanimous vote, the fi ...

Thunder Valley employees donate paper to school district

On Tuesday, Oct. 4 Thunder Valley Casino Team members delivered 3,240 reams, or over 1.6 million sheets, of office paper to the Western Placer Unified School District, enough to fu ...

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 ...

Principals look at first week at school

The News Messenger asked Lincoln’s four new principals and new vice principal how their first school week in their new positions were last week. Daniela Thompson, Twelve Bridges ...