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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.

Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

High school students who live in Richmond and are headed to college next fall -- specifically those at West Contra Costa Unified schools or charter and private schools located within the WCCUSD region --...
Salesian hosts enlightening celebration of Native American heritage

Salesian hosts enlightening celebration of Native American heritage

Story, photos and video by community advocate Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney, Salesian Preparatory College celebrated Native Heritage Month on Friday with a celebration attended by 500 students and organized by student Ellissa Thompson, an enrolled...
De Anza High coach honored for providing guidance, opportunity to low-income players

De Anza High coach honored for providing guidance, opportunity to low-income players

On the De Anza High varsity soccer team, players from low-income families have found a refuge from a difficult life and also hope for a better future. That's largely been credited to the team's head...
Reps from eight tribes to join Salesian's Native American heritage event

Reps from eight tribes to join Salesian’s Native American heritage event

Representatives from eight tribes will participate in Native American Heritage Day at Salesian College Preparatory on Friday. “It’s important that we keep the Native American spirit alive and thriving,” Salesian senior and event organizer Ellissa...

Chevron’s major STEM education push felt locally and nationally

At a surprise event at Levi’s Stadium on Oct. 19, Chevron executive Mike Wirth told 100 teachers across the country, including 50 from Bay Area schools, that each of their grant requests for STEM-related...
Richmond High football players demonstrate 'best sportsmanship at any level'

Richmond High football players demonstrate ‘best sportsmanship at any level’

In the middle of a tightly-contested junior varsity football game on Oct. 2, a wide receiver for Berean Christian of Walnut Creek dropped a “sure touchdown” in the end zone on fourth down and...

Community to dedicate Sylvester Greenwood Academy on Saturday

The grand opening and dedication for Sylvester Greenwood Academy, formerly Samuel Gompers Continuation High School, is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. The event will be held at the new $54 million shared campus at 715...

Richmond Rotary Club members donate $100 to every Peres Elementary teacher

When Alan Blavins handed Peres Elementary teacher Christy Chen the $100 gift, he was as surprised and grateful for the experience as she. "It was amazing how emotional got over this simple act," Blavins...
WCCUSD sports this week: El Cerrito football team in NCS quarterfinals

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule (Click to enlarge schedule).
Help Assemblyman Thurmond craft education legislation at Richmond Town Hall

Help Assemblyman Thurmond craft education legislation at Richmond Town Hall

Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, is holding an Education Town Hall in Richmond on Nov. 5 where he intends to use concerns of community members to craft legislation. The town hall is set to take place...

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BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of...
Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

In the first of several free, family-friendly summer events in downtown Richmond, the annual Healthy Village Festival is set for this Saturday, June 23. From...
Groups calling for ban on single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

Groups call to ban sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

A proposed resolution is circulating social media that calls upon Richmond to restrict or ban the sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in stores, including...