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Western Placer Unified School District
New computer-based testing previewed
Monday Feb 10 2014
Gone are the No. 2 pencils and the scantron testing sheets and here come the computers, said Mary Boyle, the Western Placer Unified School District’s deputy superintendent ...
Connecting education and the community through technology
Wednesday Feb 05 2014
Students, teachers and the community will showcase the latest in technology at tonight’s annual Technology Learning Expo. Lincoln High School hosts the fourth annual T ...
Proposed state budget reviewed
Friday Jan 24 2014
At Tuesday’s lightly-attended school board meeting, presentations were made on California Gov. Brown’s proposed state budget education allotments and the district&rsquo ...
Transitional-kindergarten program to be expanded
Thursday Dec 19 2013
The Western Placer Unified School District board voted unanimously Tuesday to expand the district’s transitional-kindergarten (TK) program. The expansion will include th ...
District revisits plans for facility upgrades
Thursday Nov 07 2013
Western Placer Unified School District’s facilities planner Heather Steer presented several options for modernizing or upgrading heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HV ...
Board approves land purchase for new school
Thursday Oct 03 2013
At the regular school board meeting Tuesday night held at Lincoln High School, board member Paul Carras made a motion to approve the purchase of land for a new Western Placer Unifi ...
New Twelve Bridges principal named Daniela Thompson replaces Stacey Brown
Thursday Sep 05 2013
Tuesday’s Western Placer Unified School District board meeting was a short, informative meeting lasting 45 minutes. Daniela Thompson is the new principal at Twelve Bridges M ...
Propane kept too close to school
Wednesday Aug 14 2013
The Western Placer Unified School District has been reading with interest the opinions of individuals concerning the propane tank facility next to Lincoln High and Phoenix High sch ...
Horizon Charter School approved for another 5 years
Thursday Jun 20 2013
Western Placer Unified School District’s board Tuesday night approved Horizon Charter Schools to operate for another five years. “On behalf of the 2,700 students a ...
Phoenix High School grads have a lot to look forward to
Thursday Jun 06 2013
Two years ago, when Lourdez Gomez left Los Angeles, she also left behind two years of “ditching” school and hanging out with gang members who were planning her initiati ...
GATE students and parents want more enrichment class options
Wednesday Jun 05 2013
Sixteen parents and students pleaded with Western Placer Unified School District board members at Tuesday night’s meeting to expand enrichment class options for incoming stud ...
WPUSD to shift middle school boundaries for the 2014/15 school year
Wednesday May 22 2013
Perhaps the most compelling topic Tuesday at the Western Placer Unified School District’s board meeting was the presentation on adjusting middle-school attendance bo ...
To WPUSD, friends
Wednesday May 01 2013
We, at Glen Edwards Middle School, are coming together to help our friend and colleague, Lisa Miller. She is battling cancer and what she wants more than anything is to tak ...
Horizon schools in need of more oversight
Friday Apr 19 2013
A local school board agreed with recommendations from an independent auditor for more policy and oversight for Horizon Charter Schools. The Western Placer Unified School D ...
Board approves budget reductions for WPUSD employees
Wednesday Apr 17 2013
Last Friday, April 12, notices went out to the teaching community. Some teachers’ pink slips were rescinded, while others learned they would lose their jobs by the e ...
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