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Education

We’ve got you covered for education-related news in Richmond, CA. Find articles related to schools, scholarships and school districts in Richmond below.

Hey Richmond! Send an email to help fuel your schools

Hey Richmond! Send an email to help fuel your schools

Local community members have a chance to "fuel" their schools by simply sending an email. From now through Nov. 10 (extended from the previous Oct. 31 deadline), the first 100 people to send an email...

WCCUSD board replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Last week, the West Contra Costa Unified School District's (WCCUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of a resolution to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. Moving forward, the district's administration and schools...
Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. You'll meet educators, coaches, parents and...

De Anza High Air Force JROTC honored as one of world’s best

The De Anza High Air Force Junior ROTC program is flying high. On Tuesday last week, about 70 cadets in the program were honored for being part of a Distinguished Unit with Merit. The De...
De Anza High debut of Sleepy Hollow set for Friday

De Anza High debut of Sleepy Hollow set for Friday

Timed ahead of Halloween, De Anza High is set to debut the ghostly play, Sleepy Hollow, on Friday. The performance will take place at the De Anza Theater at 5000 Valley View for $5 for...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Richmond church ‘adopts’ three schools

A Richmond church has "adopted" three local public schools in order to interact and "love on" students and staff. This school year, the community outreach team at Praise Fellowship Bible Church at 684 Juliga Woods St....

WCCUSD schools to remain closed Friday due to air quality

By WCCUSD Superintendent Matt Duffy We have continued to monitor the weather and air quality forecasts and decided that it is in the best interests of our students and staff to keep our...
Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Nearly two decades ago, when Tamara Shiloh was using Microsoft Publisher to create small pamphlets and booklets for a business owner, she received an email that contained a short story about African American inventors...
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Facebook’s Returning the Favor segment surprises Richmond music teacher

Former DeJean Middle School music director Tim Wilson's inspirational story of giving to his students has become a national sensation -- leading to yet another round of new musical instruments for the underserved Richmond...
'Taco Tuesday Paint Nite' to benefit youth scholarship program

‘Taco Tuesday Paint Nite’ to benefit youth scholarship program

You've heard of painting workshops paired with delicious wines, where after you have finished painting and drinking, you get to take your artwork home. In Richmond, there's an event like that coming up -- with...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...