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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.

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...
De Anza High's Paula Raj named county's Teacher of Year

De Anza High’s Paula Raj named county’s Teacher of Year

De Anza High veteran Spanish teacher Paula Raj was named one of Contra Costa County’s 2017-18 Teachers of the Year. Raj, who received the honor during an annual gala at Concord Hilton last week, is...
Richmond Promise scholarship applications open

Richmond Promise scholarship application process opens

The 2017-18 Richmond Promise Scholarship Program's application process opened on Monday, Oct. 2. The application deadline is March 9, 2018. The Richmond Promise scholarship offers college-going high school seniors from Richmond and North Richmond up...
Matt Duffy releases statement on El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

WCCUSD’s Matt Duffy addresses El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

by Matt Duffy, WCCUSD Superintendent To the Kennedy and El Cerrito Communities: The second half of the Kennedy-El Cerrito High School football game last Friday night was cancelled due to inappropriate behavior by fans. These...
Live acts and carnival games highlight St. David Fest

Live acts and carnival games highlight St. David Fest

By Zach Chouteau The Richmond Standard's ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the annual St. David Fall Festival Saturday afternoon and discovered a lively family affair offering a little of everything. A variety of performances took to...

Fundraisers launched for residents affected by devastating fire

An online fundraiser has been launched to assist victims of a vacant house fire that spread to neighboring homes in Richmond on Thursday night. Residents from both homes damaged by the 7 p.m. fire on...

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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...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...