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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.

De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

Ruschard Dodd-Masters, a Richmond native and De Anza High grad, was recognized Friday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal for persevering for six seasons in the Arena Football League’s minor league before becoming a quality...
Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

A project by local rapper Ricky Antonio encouraging youth expression through art has led to a must-listen song. Ricky Antonio started a hip hop class at Helms Middle School, where he attended in his youth,...
Eight teens honored for earning Chevron Richmond Somos scholarships

Eight teens honored for earning Chevron Richmond Somos scholarships

Eight Richmond high school seniors who earned the Chevron Richmond Somos -- Latin American and Hispanic Employee Network scholarship were honored at a banquet last week for demonstrating scholastic achievement, community involvement and leadership skills. The...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

Candidates for WCCUSD board of education seats to participate in three public forums

The 10 candidates running for seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election have been invited to participate in a series of three...
Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT should apply for youth academy

Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT can apply for youth academy

The Richmond Fire Department released a statement Tuesday night encouraging local high school students to join the Richmond Youth Academy, which can help prepare them for such careers as a firefighter, emergency medical technician,...
New service lets residents earn high school diplomas at Richmond Public Library

Volunteers sought to read to children at Richmond Public Library this summer

Adults and teen volunteers are needed to read to children this summer at The Richmond Public Library. The Richmond Summer Reading Heroes program runs from June 16 through Aug. 12 and is a way to...
Hercules High's student-run company producing cookbook and reusable bags a recipe for success

Recipe for success: Hercules High’s award-winning student-run company sells cookbook, reusable bags

Final exams can be overwhelming for any student, especially the chief executive officer of a company with 120 workers. But the hard work is paying off for Hercules High senior Joseph Fortuna and fellow classmates...
Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

Salesian senior wins first individual NCS tennis title in school’s 55-year history

On May 9, Dominic Tu became Salesian's first student-athlete to win an individual North Coast Section (NCS) tennis title in the school's 55-year history. The unseeded Tu defeated his No. 2-seeded Cardinal Newman opponent 6-2, 6-4...
Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian's International Student Program.

Salesian’s new international program welcomes nine students from China

Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian College Preparatory's brand new International Student Program. The program enables qualified high school students from abroad to...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

WCCUSD to honor proficient black students at Craneway Pavilion ceremony Tuesday

Nearly 400 black high school students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) are set to be recognized Tuesday at the Rising Scholars' ceremony at Craneway Pavilion. The ceremony, which runs from 6:30...

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North Richmond market mural takes shape

By Mike Kinney The mural at Rancho Market & Deli at 500 Market Ave. is coming along. The community banded together to clean up and beautify...
San Pablo police arrest robbery suspect with 'questionable choice of fashion'

San Pablo police arrest robbery suspect with ‘questionable’ fashion choice

San Pablo police arrested a suspected armed robber due to his "questionable choice of fashion" about 3 p.m. Saturday. The suspect was wearing very recognizable...

Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project...