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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.

WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

Programa de Comida Para el Verano Empieza Lunes, Gracias al WCCUSD

El programa de comida durante el verano del Distrito Escolar de West Contra Costa empezó este lunes, el 12 de junio. Terminará el viernes, 18 de agosto, de acuerdo al distrito. Para empezar el programa...
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...

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By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...