Western Placer Unified School District

New assistant superintendent’s mission: to help students succeed

Editor’s note: The Lincoln News Messenger has featured four of five new Western Unified School District employees: Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School Principal Shamryn Cole, ...

Lincoln Crossing principal here to stay:

In January, Mark Rodriguez joined the Western Placer Unified School District staff as an interim principal at Lincoln Crossing Elementary School. Then on July 1, he took over as th ...

District tackles deferred maintenance;

While Western Placer’s students enjoyed their summer break, construction workers were busy renovating and repairing buildings and walkways at six of the District’s elev ...

City Council candidates answer questions

The News Messenger emailed the same five questions to the six Lincoln City Council candidates last Friday.  Five candidates responded by Tuesday's deadline. Their answers ...

School starts Wednesday

Wednesday’s an important day for more than 6,500 Lincoln residents. That’s the highly-anticipated first day of Western Placer Unified School District’s new schoo ...

Three school-district employees receive new contracts

Three new contracts were unanimously approved at Tuesday night’s Western Placer Unified School District’s board meeting. Those contracts are for Superintendent Scott Le ...

Board in a 4 – 1 vote OKs charter school’s petition to build in Lincoln

Although the school board approved a petition by a Roseville-based nonprofit charter school to establish a second school in Lincoln, at least one board member took exception to lan ...

District schools to get new drink vending machines

When students return to school Aug. 20, they will find shiny new vending machines on their campuses. At Tuesday night’s school board meeting, the board unanim ...

Board OKs school district plan to offset $3.75 million deficit no projected staff lay-offs anticipated

Although the Western Placer Unified School District faces a $3.75 million budget deficit for the 2014–15 school year, district officials presented a plan a few weeks ago to m ...

Coppin upgrades approved

The Western Placer Unified School District board approved hiring a new assistant superintendent to take over responsibilities of former deputy superintendent Mary Boyle’s job ...

School board hears update for three village developments

An updated status report on future housing developments falling within the Western Placer Unified School District’s boundaries was presented at Tuesday’s lightly-attend ...

Board approves HVAC upgrades at Coppin Elementary, students honored

At the well-attended school board meeting Tuesday night held at Creekside Oaks Elementary School, the board approved going forward with improvements to the heating, ventilation and ...

District Advisory Meeting Wednesday, Mar. 19

Western Placer Unified School District we be having a District Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 at Glen Edwards Middle School, Room 41. Please co ...

School board considers allocating state funds

At the regular school board meeting held Tuesday night at Lincoln High School, Mary Boyle, assistant superintendent of educational services for the Western Placer Unified School Di ...

School board, City Council need to work together for our benefit

A school board and a City Council should be able to communicate effectively with each other as it is in the public interest to do so.  When I moved to Lincoln 14 years ago, I ...