Jason Long

Class of 2014: Top Placer High School grad’s interests go beyond GPA

Placer High senior James Vaughan credits his parents, his teachers and his school for creating an atmosphere to grow and learn in. On Saturday, Vaughan will be one of more than 30 ...

Reader Input: Placer High stages winner

Huzzah to the Placer High School drama students and to Mr. Jason Long and Mr. Josh Green for putting on an outstanding production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night&rs ...

Placer High teacher scores $4,500 grant for documentary project

To give his students an outlet for their personal stories, Placer High School psychology teacher Jason Long  has proposed a unique class project – a running documentary, ...

Palooza looks to offer environmentally friendly fun

An end of the year celebration at Placer High School now has a more environmentally friendly feel. Placer Palooza kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday, and is hosted in part by the campus ...

Auburn’s Placer is High-tech

Technology is booming at Placer High School in the form of Twitter, Google Apps, robotics and more. Teachers and students throughout the Placer Union High School District are usin ...

Reports from the 'field'

I recently took my Advanced Biology class at Placer High School on a pair of spring-appropriate field trips. The first was initiated by Environmental Studies teacher Jason Long a ...

Placer play isn’t a Disney-style ‘Alice in Wonderland’

A production with a new twist on an old story opens in Auburn Thursday. Placer High School Drama Department’s “Alice,” written by Karen Hartman, is a rendition of the classi ...

Placer High’s Dungeon turns into comedy club

A unique form of comedy is coming to Auburn Tuesday.The Placer High School visual and performing arts departments are hosting The Cody Rivers Show in their newest sketch comedy pro ...

Placer High senior looks to take love of acting on stage

Placer High School senior Cala Murry dreams of a career in theater. But the 17-year-old said acting started out as just a hobby. “The first play I was in was in fifth grade, ...