Adult Schools to Resume In-Person Instruction on Campuses, April 26, 2021

Greetings Students

Venice Skills Center               Emerson Adult Learning Center  
Venice HS                               Hamilton HS        
University HS                         Plummer Park Branch

This is your principal, Melissa McCarthy, with an important announcement. Our school campuses will reopen for instruction on Monday, April 26, 2021. Students are invited back to the campuses for classes, but you will still have the option of continuing online instruction through June 10th. I want to thank you for your patience and commitment to continuing your education at our adult school campuses of Venice Skills Center.

All Venice Skills Center and our branch campus students should schedule a COVID test as soon as possible. To schedule a test, please call (213) 443-1300 or go to 

Of course, if you have any COVID symptoms and/or have tested positive for COVID, please stay home. We encourage you to test at one of the many LAUSD COVID testing sites. Results are received within 24 hours.

Should you have any questions, please visit our website at or call us at Venice Skills Center at 310-664-5888. We miss our students, and look forward to seeing you all back!