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WCCUSD to hold annual hiring fair on Wednesday, Jan. 10

WCCUSD to hold annual hiring fair on Wednesday, Jan. 10

The West Contra Costa Unified School District is scheduled to hold its annual hiring fair -- where it will offer on-site interviews for prospective classroom teachers and classified employees -- on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The...
WCCUSD board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

WCCUSD board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

Three West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) elementary schools -- Montalvin, Peres and Verde -- are expanding to include 7th and 8th grades. The WCCUSD Board of Education voted to add the two grades...
Bay Area Cali Classic set for El Cerrito High on Saturday

Bay Area Cali Classic set for El Cerrito High on Saturday

The 3rd Annual Bay Area Cali Classic Senior Bowl -- a showcase game for senior high school football players -- is set for this Saturday, Dec. 23 at El Cerrito High School. Kickoff is slated...
School closures from NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

School closures during NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

The devastating Northern California wildfires in October have had far-reaching consequences. For one, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) says it lost $3 million in state funds because it closed down schools on...

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...
Air quality complaints from wildfires continue in Richmond

Air quality complaints from wildfires persist in Richmond

UPDATE WEDNESDAY, 4:50 P.M.: All West Contra Costa Unified School District schools will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 12, due to “rapidly changing air quality conditions” resulting from the massive North Bay fires, Superintendent...
WCCUSD to close schools Thursday 'due to rapidly changing air conditions'

WCCUSD closing all schools Thursday ‘due to rapidly changing air conditions’

All West Contra Costa Unified School District schools will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 12, due to "rapidly changing air quality conditions" resulting from the massive North Bay fires, Superintendent Matt Duffy announced Wednesday...
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...

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County services continue despite government shutdown

County services continue despite government shutdown

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) announced today that it continues to provide federally-funded benefit programs and services to community...
WCCUSD launches elementary school sports league in Richmond

WCCUSD launching elementary school sports league in Richmond

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to kick off its first elementary school sports league on Saturday, Jan. 20 from...
Food truck owner set to open restaurant in The Shops at Hilltop

Food truck owner set to open eatery in The Shops at Hilltop

By Mike Kinney The Shops at Hilltop is inviting another community business to provide local foods to its patrons. We recently told you about the all-local...