WPUSD

Proposed state budget reviewed

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 ...

Visual Viewpoint

Ayden Moodie a fifth graders in Mrs. Brenda James 4/5th grade classroom in Sheridan Elementary School shared his perspective of STAR testing. Western Placer Unified School District ...

Lincoln needs to continue its adult education classes

On behalf of the adult education program at Western Placer Unified School District, I am writing to thank you, The Lincoln News Messenger, and Gold Country Media for your supportiv ...

Sheridan community family-minded

I have worked with Western Placer Unified School District for many years now and love being a part of a small school district still capable of committing to strong work ethics and ...

School board approves $3 million in cuts, with no layoffs

Knowing it will have to make larger budget cuts in the future, the Western Placer Unified School District board voted Tuesday night to adopt next year’s budget that includes $3 m ...

Stagnant property taxes could affect school board

Truancy and next year’s anticipated stagnant property taxes will affect the Western Placer Unified School District’s budget. Although no action was taken at the school district ...

School district thankful of community

There are times in life when one becomes acutely aware of and grateful for the generosity and compassion of one’s local community. The past week has been such a week for Western ...

School district promising the unknown

How soon we forget. I was sickened to see Western Placer Unified School District Superintendent Scott Leaman standing in front of a sign promising a new school will be built (Lin ...

Reader doesn’t approve of Measure J

Western Placer Unified School District currently has $287 million in school bond construction debt —taxpayers of Lincoln still owe approximately $10 million for a past school con ...

School starts today

Another school year starts today in Lincoln. Those relaxing summer days are over, at least for area youth and teachers. As of June 2010, 3,468 elementary schools students, 1,437 m ...

Schools lose a youth services officer

Lincoln high school students will get used to at least one new face this school year. The torch of youth services officer for the high school has passed from Officer Tim Jaekel to ...

Vote no on school district bond

Western Placer Unified School District wants to increase our taxes. Of course, they call it a $163 million bond, which is a nice word for additional property tax on our homes. Pro ...

School district sends out expensive newsletters

Last week, every household in the Western Placer Unified School District received an expensive, four-page, full-color newsletter. With all the talk of budget cuts in Sacramento, ...

School district able to meet financial obligations

The first interim report for the Western Placer Unified School District was certified positive during Tuesday night’s school board meeting. Superintendent Scott Leaman, said a po ...

Lincoln High Improvements Almost Done

Lincoln High School improvements will soon be completed. That’s according to Cathy Allen, the Western Placer Unified School District’s assistant superintendent for facilities ...