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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.

Salesian biology lab overhaul a 'boost for STEM curriculum'

Salesian biology lab overhaul a ‘boost for STEM curriculum’

Students returning to Salesian College Preparatory this fall will benefit from a complete overhaul of the school's biology lab thanks to a $250,000 grant from an anonymous donor. Improvements include new flooring, a prep room...
First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are tips to help your child succeed

First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are important tips to...

With Aug. 24 marking the first day of school for the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), the district has sent out a list of tips from Kids.gov that can help parents ensure...
Rosie's Girls graduates another strong class of riveters

Rosie’s Girls graduates another strong class of riveters

The spirit of Rosie the Riveter is alive and well in Richmond, where 27 local girls spent six weeks this summer exploring non-traditional career options. In its seventh year, students in the Rosie's Girls program...
350 Richmond summer camp kids to receive free backpacks thanks to city, local motorcycle association

350 Richmond summer camp kids to receive free backpacks thanks to city, motorcycle association

Six summer camps in Richmond will end with 350 kids receiving free backpacks and school supplies as part of a partnership between the Richmond Recreation Department and One Richmond Motorcycle Association, according to the...
Chevron cuts first check for highly-anticipated Richmond Promise scholarship program

Chevron cuts first check for highly-anticipated Richmond Promise scholarship program

All students who live in Richmond and graduate from a public high school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District, including charter schools, will be eligible for the $35 million Richmond Promise program,...
WCCUSD alums to hold community meeting in Richmond Saturday on educational equity

WCCUSD alums hosting community meeting in Richmond Saturday on several district issues

A group of college undergrads who attended West Contra Costa public schools are encouraging the community to attend an informative meeting at the Coronado YMCA in Richmond on Saturday on the topic of educational...
Richmond's Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker

Richmond’s Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis...

Richmond hip hop artist Iamsu! has been enjoying even more attention from the national music media lately, including Rolling Stone, for his contributions on a track by Travis Barker, the former drummer for Blink...

Project SEED has local teens conducting actual research in professional labs

On weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 17-year-old chemistry whiz Itzel Gonzalez (pictured above) is tied up in the lab conducting time-sensitive research assignments. Far from summer school, however, the incoming Richmond High senior...
Some WCCUSD parents to get 'extra credit' for graduating from Parent University program

‘Extra credit’ for graduates of WCCUSD’s Parent University program

Nearly 300 parents at nine West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) schools are more familiar with the local education system -- and thus more able to connect their children to opportunities -- after...
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):

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...