Education

Online transitional kindergarten/kindergarten registration process begins Feb. 1

Western Placer Unified School District is preparing for registration of transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students for the coming 2019 – 2020 school year.   &l ...

School district receives $115K water refund from city

A water rate refund of $115,000 was paid to the Western Placer Unified School District by the city of Lincoln, according to budget documents disclosed Tuesday night at the district ...

Santa visits Sheridan Elementary School Monday

Monday was a special day at Sheridan Elementary School when Santa brought gifts and treats for every student there. Sun City Lincoln Hills Sr. Softball League sponsored the visit. ...

Lincoln High FFA helps Camp Fire animals

Volunteers helping Camp Fire victims have collected donations, made delivery runs and fed hundreds of people. Lincoln High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) club members went ...

Mascot for new elementary school discussed

A mascot for Leaman Elementary, the next school planned for Lincoln and the Western Placer Unified School District, might be represented by a primate found only in Madagascar: the ...

Sight Word Busters volunteers help young Lincoln students read

    A Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School celebration Friday highlighted activities boosting reading skills of pre-kindergarteners, kindergarteners and first-graders. ...

Chuck Whitecotton enjoys leading Phoenix High School

Located adjacent to Lincoln High School is Phoenix High School, a smaller alternative to the mainstream campus, with 84 students. “Phoenix is an alternative education progra ...

Students displaced by fire may attend Lincoln schools

Students displaced by the Camp Fire in Butte County and staying in the Lincoln area can begin attending Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) schools on Monday, according ...

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 ...