Western Placer Unified School District

School district receives $115K water refund from city

A water rate refund of $115,000 was paid to the Western Placer Unified School District by the city of Lincoln, according to budget documents disclosed Tuesday night at the district ...

Mascot for new elementary school discussed

A mascot for Leaman Elementary, the next school planned for Lincoln and the Western Placer Unified School District, might be represented by a primate found only in Madagascar: the ...

Chuck Whitecotton enjoys leading Phoenix High School

Located adjacent to Lincoln High School is Phoenix High School, a smaller alternative to the mainstream campus, with 84 students. “Phoenix is an alternative education progra ...

Students displaced by fire may attend Lincoln schools

Students displaced by the Camp Fire in Butte County and staying in the Lincoln area can begin attending Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) schools on Monday, according ...

Lincoln residents, businesses donate for fire victims

Lincoln residents and businesses have responded to the deadly Camp Fire in Butte County by organizing donation drives throughout the city, from Lincoln Hills to elementary schools. ...

Middle school student critical of iReady program

A Twelve Bridges Middle School student Tuesday night told the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees that an interactive language arts program is a waste of time. ...

Incumbents win in Western Placer Unified School District board race

All three incumbents running for re-election to the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees won Tuesday night, according to Placer County Elections Office final re ...

Lincoln school bond measure losing in early returns

Measure H, a Western Placer Unified School District school bond measure, has less than 40 percent of the vote, as of 9 p.m. Tuesday night, according to results posted by the Placer ...

Incumbents lead early in Western Placer Unified School District board race

Incumbents running for re-election to the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees were leading as of 9 p.m. Tuesday night, according to results posted by the Place ...

Tim Allen is a Lincoln High School chemistry teacher and union president

Tim Allen, a Lincoln High School chemistry teacher and Western Placer Teacher’s Association president, said both positions can be a challenge. Allen, in his 13th year at Lin ...

Educating kids on healthy eating

Obesity is not a joke, regardless of what TV sitcoms and movie comedies sometimes portray. For starters, think of TV’s “The Biggest Loser,” “More to L ...

Western Placer Unified School District joins California Thursdays program

Western Placer Unified School District joined 88 other school districts Oct. 25 that offer lunches with healthy, fresh, locally-grown produce and ingredients via the California Thu ...

Test scores up for Lincoln students

Test scores of Western Placer Unified School District students are improving and well above the statewide average, according to the district’s supplemental programs and accou ...

Resident says vote no on Measure H

 The argument in favor of Measure H, the proposed Western Placer Unified School District bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, makes it sound as if you vote for Measure H, all sorts of f ...

Five candidates running for three school board seats

Three open seats on the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees are being sought by five candidates. In Trustee Area 2, one seat is open with Wanda Hedrick is cha ...