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Free shots for students H1N1 vaccination clinic set for Dec. 1

Lincoln students can receive free swine flu shots on Dec. 1. As part of a countywide push, the Western Placer Unified School District will hold a free H1N1 vaccination clinic on ...

Lincoln Crossing Chosen as New Elementary School Site

In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Western Placer Unified School District decided that Lincoln Crossing is where the next elementary school will be built. Leaman told the News ...

School Board to hire tech director

Technology in the Western Placer Unified School District will run a little smoother in the near future if all goes according to plan. A new position was created by the Board of Tr ...

Western Placer employees get raises

In a time when most school districts across the state are suffering financially, Western Placer Unified School District employees have something to smile about – raises. Teacher ...

A new face at high schools

Officer Tim Jaekel of the Lincoln Police Department said he has always wanted to work with children. Jaekel, 36, will achieve that goal as the new youth services officer for Linco ...

Students beat exit exam average, lunch prices go up

Lincoln’s high school students did very well on their exit-exam scores, surpassing the statewide average. That’s according to Mary Boyle, the Western Placer Unified School Dis ...

City applies for grants, approves police officer for high school

The Lincoln City Council unanimously approved a contract Tuesday with the Western Placer Unified School District to provide a school-resources police officer at the school district ...

Western Placer - no layoffs

There are no cutbacks or layoffs in the Western Placer Unified School District budget, which was unanimously passed by the Board of Trustees Monday night. “We’re fortunate,” ...

Zebras earn their stripes

Cheers and tears filled the Alexander Grey Sports Complex last Friday as the 317 Lincoln High School seniors received their diplomas. As each name was called at graduation, famil ...

School district wasting money

Last week all households in the Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) received, in the mail, a newsletter. This expensive, four-page, color, WPUSD newsletter was even sent ...

Letter writer apologizes to Tenborg

It was not my intent to bring embarrassment or undue attention to the young lady who whose front page image was the impetus for my letter to the editor. If my letter did bring emba ...

Band thanks raffle ticket buyers, announces winner

LHS Band Quilt Raffle Winner The winner of the Lincoln High School Quilt Raffle was the Rineman family of Lincoln. On behalf of the LHS bands I would like to thank everyone who pu ...

Shorts at LHS too short

Before school was out I had business at Lincoln High School. I noticed no girls in inappropriate tops. However, I was astounded by the number of girls wearing cutoffs. I found this ...

Construction starts on LHS expansion

Students may be out for the summer but Lincoln High School is full of activity as workers add three classrooms and complete several other projects in the next three months. “Thi ...

Dress code at Lincoln High is not appropriate

“LHS dress code exposed” was the (top story on the) front page of the May 28 News Messenger. It’s not the dress code that is exposed, it is the open cleavage of the young l ...