Western Placer

Immodest clothing doesn't belong at school

The headline for the Internet version of the article regarding my letter to the editor was, ‘Dress code letter sparks outrage.’ I’m here to tell you that I am the one outra ...

LHS music department thanks community

On behalf of Melanie Gonzalez, band director, and Cindy Hagman, choir director, I would like to extend our most sincere thanks to everyone who contributed in any way to the Lincoln ...

LHS receives coveted award

Lincoln High is one of six schools in California to receive a Career and Technical Education (CTE) award and is now a model school for its vocational programs. “We have some of ...

Lincoln High seniors plan their futures

This year’s graduating class at Lincoln High School is very diverse, with students taking a number of paths into their future. “We’ve got kids going to USC, Long Beach, San ...

LHS teams up with police

Lincoln High School students had better behave. That’s because the Western Placer Unified School District Board approved a two-year contract Tuesday with the city of Lincoln to ...

LHS counselor retires after 36 years

After a 36-year career, the last half spent as a Lincoln High School counselor, Kris Wyatt is taking a permanent summer vacation. “This is my extended summer,” Wyatt said. “ ...

LHS graduation set for June 5

About 315 Lincoln High School seniors will deck themselves out in caps and gowns to mark a major milestone in their lives as they cross the stage June 5 for graduation. “This is ...

Wildlife Heritage Foundation played crucial role in bringing new land to LHS farm

Lincoln High School would never have been able to acquire the Mariner Ranch property to double the size of its farm without partnering with the Wildlife Heritage Foundation, said L ...

Leading graduates longtime friends

Lincoln High School seniors and longtime friends Sarah Bietz and Liz Tenborg will lead more than 315 of their classmates during their June 5 graduation as valedictorian and salutat ...

Dress code letter sparks outrage

The dress code at Lincoln High School became a topic of contention last week after a letter to the editor in the News Messenger questioned how appropriately girls at the school are ...

Marine's testimony sought in sex suit

Lawyers representing the Lincoln High School student sexually assaulted last year by Marine Recruiter Victor Sanchez-Millan say they will seek a jury trial in the civil suit filed ...

Plantapalooza a hit with students

Leaving class Friday, the students at Twelve Bridges Elementary School walked carefully, abandoning their normal habit of running as they clutched their newest treasures – basil ...

High school farm doubles in size

The Lincoln High School agriculture program has effectively doubled its land for educational use by obtaining the Rockwell Ranch. “They are awarding the ranch to us. It is ours ...

LHS teacher named Teacher of the Year

Hours of hard work outside the classroom and the desire to make her students have fun while learning helped contribute to Lincoln High School’s Marilou Edwards winning the Califo ...

Complaint filed against Western Placer

The parents of a Lincoln High School student who was the victim of sexual crimes committed by former Marine recruiter Victor Sanchez-Millan have taken their case to the next level, ...