Education

Measure H defeated

The decisive defeat of Measure H, the $60-million Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) bond proposal, was a very positive election result. Keep in mind, in 2014, WPUSD p ...

Middle school student critical of iReady program

A Twelve Bridges Middle School student Tuesday night told the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees that an interactive language arts program is a waste of time. ...

Incumbents win in Western Placer Unified School District board race

All three incumbents running for re-election to the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees won Tuesday night, according to Placer County Elections Office final re ...

In its third year, Lincoln High dance team growing

Now in its third year, the Lincoln High School Dance Team is prominent at the school’s sporting events, performing during all home football and basketball game halftimes. Th ...

Educating kids on healthy eating

Obesity is not a joke, regardless of what TV sitcoms and movie comedies sometimes portray. For starters, think of TV’s “The Biggest Loser,” “More to L ...

Western Placer Unified School District joins California Thursdays program

Western Placer Unified School District joined 88 other school districts Oct. 25 that offer lunches with healthy, fresh, locally-grown produce and ingredients via the California Thu ...

Test scores up for Lincoln students

Test scores of Western Placer Unified School District students are improving and well above the statewide average, according to the district’s supplemental programs and accou ...

Resident says vote no on Measure H

 The argument in favor of Measure H, the proposed Western Placer Unified School District bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, makes it sound as if you vote for Measure H, all sorts of f ...

Proceeds benefit veterans to attain debt-free higher education

  William Jessup University hosts its fourth annual Veterans Honor Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, paying homage to fallen veteran Victor Dew of Granite Bay. Proceeds from the ru ...

Five candidates running for three school board seats

Three open seats on the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees are being sought by five candidates. In Trustee Area 2, one seat is open with Wanda Hedrick is cha ...

Superintendent receives glowing performance review

Western Placer Unified School District Superintendent Scott Leaman received positive reviews Tuesday night from all five members of the district’s board of trustees. The boa ...

Sheridan Elementary’s Color Run fun for students

Sheridan Elementary School's recent Color Run was successful. “A big thank-you to B Z Plumbing, who sponsored our run by providing students and staff with Color Run T-sh ...

Thunder Valley Casino donates paper to Western Placer Unified School District

It was a regular school day at Lincoln High School on Sept. 11, except for the rumble of a large truck arriving in the middle of first period with an important load. A Thunder Val ...

School resource officer contract approved by board

A contract for the Lincoln Police Department to provide a school resource officer was unanimously approved by the Western Placer Unified School District board Tuesday night. Super ...

William Jessup University again ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

    William Jessup University, a residential four-year private university in Rocklin, ranked second in the Regional Colleges West category; second in the Best Colleges ...