Placer School For Adults

Soroptimist International of the American River helps Placer School for Adults

Soroptimist International of the American River recently presented the Placer School for Adults a $250 check to pay for tuition and books for two women enrolled in the PASSAGE Prog ...

Back to school not just for kids

For more than 50 years, Placer School for Adults has been a resource for people looking to further their education. With courses focusing on topics like computer technology, cooki ...

Clinical medical assistant training program offers career track

For someone looking get a foothold in the medical field, Placer School for Adults is making it easier. The school’s has moved its clinical medical assistant training program ...

Placer School for Adults builds both confidence and computer skills

A new course at Placer School for Adults, intended especially for women, combines basic technical instruction with motivational speakers to give students a thrust into the professi ...

Placer School for Adults keys on tech ed

Though most classes will begin on or after Jan. 27, spring semester is technically underway at Placer School for Adults, and its catalog of new classes shows that the school has co ...

New courses in Placer School for Adults fall catalog

The ever-expanding course catalog at Placer School for Adults offers more than 30 new courses this fall, including new programs in personal enrichment, technology, health and acade ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: American Fire continues its spread; how’s the smoke been affecting Auburn?; Placer School for Adults has new catalog and Auburn-area schools’ test scores

What we’re working on: The American Fire is continuing to spread in Tahoe National Forest land near Foresthill — and so is the smoke. Reporter Gus Thomson is writing a ...

Work ethic trumps algebra for grad-to-be

When Auburn resident Dean Friedman receives his high school diploma this week, no one will say he took a shortcut to get there.   At age 27, Friedman met his gradua ...

Hands-on lessons impart skills to developmentally disabled

Kim Clapshaw’s Auburn office is set up like a home. There’s even a full kitchen. It provides a backdrop for teaching functional living skills to the mentally disabled. ...

Our View: Program cut harsh for important group

The funding challenge for schools took a sad turn recently when the local high school district board approved cutting a program that helps a small, but in-need population. On the ...