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College fair at Richmond middle school starts discussion early

How much does it cost, and do you need a 4.0 grade point average to get in? These were key questions posed by 8th grade students at DeJean Middle High School on Thursday, where a...

Local students headed to Women’s March in D.C. following essay contest

Twelve impressive middle school students from Caliber Schools in Richmond and Vallejo earned the opportunity to attend the Women’s March in Washington D.C. on Saturday after taking part in an essay contest. Thanks to philanthropic...

WCCUSD buys 51 HP computers for Kennedy, De Anza tech academies

Wanda Gonzalez (above), a student in Kennedy High School's Information Technology Academy, stunned with her vocals on Thursday -- and there was plenty to sing about. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

Richmond Promise to hold student-led college fair May 4

At Lovonya DeJean Middle School on Thursday, May 4, a unique college fair will have 9th graders at Kennedy High presenting their research on over 35 colleges to local middle school students, families and community...

Kennedy High track star accepts scholarship to Jackson State

Asiah Dailey, a track and field star at Kennedy High, has earned a full scholarship to Jackson State University in Mississippi, according to community advocate Rodney Alamo Brown. This should be no surprise. Dailey...
Local HS senior's message to fellow grads: 'What is your why?'

Local HS senior’s message to future grads: ‘What is your why?’

Erick Cruz, a senior at Making Waves Academy and journalism student, penned an article that sends a wise message to fellow local high school seniors who are in the process of deciding on colleges...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

DeJean Middle music director’s inspiring story detailed

Tim Wilson, a teacher and music director at Lovonya DeJean Middle School, is sadly leaving the school at the end of the year due to health reasons, but a recent feature in the San...
Middle College at CCC named Gold Ribbon School

Middle College at CCC named Gold Ribbon School

Middle College at Contra Costa College was one of 275 middle and high schools throughout the state to be named a Gold Ribbon School. The school located at CCC at 2600 Mission Bell Drive in...
JetSuiteX, Richmond nonprofit launch 'LA for a Day' flights for local kids

JetSuiteX, Richmond nonprofit to launch ‘LA for a Day’ youth flights

Next month, 20 Richmond youth from grades 5 through 8 will head to the airport in Concord and board a JetSuiteX flight to Los Angeles for a full day of fun and adventure --...
Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

The Richmond Community Foundation's (RCF) 8th annual youth summit is set to go all-out in its aim to connect young local residents to careers of the future. The Summit on Children and Youth -- a...

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A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
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