Western Placer Unified School District

School board

As Western Placer Unified School District students roll into their third week of classes, schools are reporting increased enrollments in the 2015 – 2016 school year, accordin ...

Thunder Valley donates to school district

In its annual paper donation, Thunder Valley Casino Resort donated 1.2 million sheets or 800 reams of paper Tuesday morning to the Western Placer Unified School District. “ ...

Resource officer hired

Starting during this first week of school, Lincoln Police Officer Steve Krueger will become a familiar presence on local school campuses. At Tuesday night’s school board me ...

Students returned to school Wednesday

More than 400 excited students raced into the school yard at 7:30 Wednesday morning for the first day of school at Carlin C. Coppin Elementary in Lincoln. Fancy dresses, superher ...

Summer vacation ends next week for Lincoln students

The approximately 6,600 students registered in Lincoln schools have four more days of summer vacation before they hit the books. The new school year starts Wednesday for all kind ...

Construction for portables begins at two local schools

Construction equipment began “pushing dirt” Monday to prepare sites for portable classrooms being installed at two district school sites, according to Mike Adell, direc ...

District says goodbye to Ryan Davis

Along with buttoning up business before the summer break, the school board paid tribute to a well-liked employee who has accepted a post at Sierra College. Ryan Davis, who has ser ...

Transitional kindergarten spots are filling up fast at three local school sites

Cristin Herrera’s transitional kindergarten students are having such a good time in school that they do not realize they are learning, according to the teacher. A teacher wi ...

Sheridan Elementary to get new top administrator;

Sheridan Elementary School will soon get a new principal for the 2015 -2016 school year, according to Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) officials. During the “R ...

John Adams Academy model should be followed

I read about the John Adams Academy with great interest. They bought a 19-acre building site for $950,000 and they are to build a 10-acre campus to accommodate 1,300 students.  ...

Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten registration begins in early March

Western Placer Unified School District is preparing for registration of transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students for the coming 2015 – 2016 school year.  &ld ...

Sober Grad sells fresh tamales to support LHS 2015 graduates

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday on Feb. 1, parents and supporters of Lincoln High School seniors are hosting a tamale fundraiser. Proceeds will go to Sober Grad Night for the Cl ...

District moves forward with plan for school bond funds

A crowd of about 80 crowded into Lincoln High School’s library Tuesday night to listen to Western Placer Unified School District officials and school board members discuss th ...

School assemblies feature cute pilgrims and turkeys

Several Western Placer Unified District schools held holiday assemblies last week featuring youngsters in holiday costumes who regaled rapt audiences with poems and songs commem ...

Measure A school bond too close to call, after initial vote count

Besides the Lincoln City Council race, Lincoln residents were able to cast their hyper-local vote in the Nov. 4, 2014 Statewide Direct General Election for Measure A and the Nev ...