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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.

Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union is set to hold a financial education bootcamp in Richmond on Wednesday, June 21, for young people ages 14 to 24. The Mad City Money program will run from 12:30 p.m. to...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

WCCUSD summer meals program starts Monday

The West Contra Costa Unified School District summer meals program begins Monday, June 12 and runs through Friday, Aug. 18, the district announced Thursday. To kick off the WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program, students and...
Meet Richmond author Roderick Alexander, a 7th-grader

Meet Richmond author Roderick Alexander, a 7th grader

They say the vast majority of writers who start a book never get around to finishing them, let alone publishing them. That's not the case for 7th-grade DeJean Middle School student Roderick Alexander, who wrote...

Truancy prevention program pitched for San Pablo school

A newly-established nonprofit is aiming to launch a truancy prevention program at Lake Elementary School in San Pablo next school year. Rev. Wesley Ellis (pictured at far right) is the executive director of Project T.R.E.E....

Alice Waters helps launch healthy school meals pilot in Richmond

Famed chef and food activist Alice Waters on Wednesday helped announce a year-long healthy foods pilot program at Peres Elementary School in Richmond. The program is set to bring The Conscious Kitchen's locally-sourced, health-focused meals...

Richmond youth head to ‘LA for a Day’ thanks to JetSuiteX partnership

The sky is the limit for 20 local students who were flown to Los Angeles for a day of fun on Tuesday. Their adventure included a visit to the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California...
75-year-old Kennedy High teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

75-year-old teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

Nearing his 76th birthday, Kennedy High special education teacher Salvatore Morabito saw no issue with challenging his students -- even the football players -- to a powerlifting competition. Morabito did not win his Rack Pull...

Local students partner with Chevron mentors to invent technologies

Several "disruptions" occurred at a high school event at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Thursday. One involved an idea for a smartphone app that can track classroom performance and then pair students with specific tutors when...
'The Science of Skateboard Physics' set for Nichol Park Wednesday

‘The Science of Skateboard Physics’ set for Nichol Park Wednesday

The Nichol Park skateboard park in Richmond will host "The Science of Skateboard Physics" this Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event, presented by Richmond Library Teens in collaboration with Richmond Parks...
Kennedy High teacher challenges staff, students to powerlifting competition

Kennedy High teacher challenges students to powerlifting competition

Sal Morabito, the beloved special education teacher and perpetual booster at Kennedy High, had some strong words for his colleagues and students on Monday. He's challenging the school's staff and students to a powerlifting competition...

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12-year-old boy shot in North Richmond; suspect in custody

A 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after a shooting in North Richmond on Thursday, and a suspect is in custody, the Contra Costa...
Free eye care clinic to assist homeless at Richmond's Bay Area Rescue Mission

Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission) prepara...

La Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission en inglés, o BARM), una organización basado en Richmond, está...

La comunidad está invitada a una visita a la Refinería de Chevron en Richmond

Chevron está invitando a familias locales para una visita de la Refinería en Richmond. La visita gratuita incluye almuerzo y refrescos, y se tomara lugar...