Fred Adam

Placer Hills superintendent Fred Adam to retire

In the fall, Fred Adam will do something he has has been unable to do in October. “I will be in Yosemite; it’s my favorite place on Earth,” said the lifelong edu ...

Sierra Hills Principal Adam about respect, responsibility, safety

At Sierra Hills Elementary School, Principal Fred Adam wants his students to learn three things: Respectfulness, responsibility, and safety. That's the motto at Sierra Hills, which ...

State may slash school bus funds

It was uplifting to read recent articles in the Auburn Journal about community members providing much-needed financial support for sports teams at Placer High School. May I suggest ...

State funding huge concern for local schools

Auburn area school districts expect huge deficits next school year, and administrators are sounding off about their state funding concerns. The Journal spoke with nine school dist ...

Auburn Union, Placer Hills districts keep reorganization conversation going

It’s been said that Rome wasn’t built in a day. Just because a school district merger isn’t going to happen after one meeting doesn’t mean the Auburn Union Elementary and ...

New leaders face school budget woes

Placer Hills Union School District Superintendent Fred Adam has agreed to serve as superintendent of the Colfax school district through June 30, 2010, announced interim superintend ...

Reorganization a topic on the mind of local schools

Placer County schools are now equipped with one more tool if they head down the path of district reorganization. School superintendents, trustees and other interested community m ...

Learn from Obama speech

Re: “Some parents decry speech ‘censorship,’” Journal, Sept. 9. The article states that, “Though he (Fred Adam, Placer Hills School District Superintendent) was aware of ...