Thursday, August 22, 2019

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.

Summer camp inspires new generation of Rosie the Riveters

Think you had a busy summer? Perhaps you haven't met Rosie's Girls, a fearless group of 30 sixth, seventh and eighth graders from Richmond and San Pablo. Just reading through their six-week summer itinerary is exhausting....
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Purim Carnival

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School starts Sunday, Aug. 25

Beit Midrash Hillel: Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School begins Sunday, Aug. 25 at 9:30 a.m.   Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish history, culture, holidays, customs and Hebrew for Kindergarten...
Middle College High named 2019 Distinguished School

CCC expanding online courses, degrees and certificates

Using a state grant, Contra Costa College is set to invest $461,000 into improving and expanding its online courses, degrees and certificates, with a focus on bolstering career education programs that prepare students for...

‘MythBusters’ host Adam Savage collaborates with Richmond Fab Lab

Kennedy High students recently collaborated on a project with Adam Savage, a special effects designer and fabricator known best as the former co-host of MythBusters. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11...

Making Waves Foundation appoints new CEO

Making Waves Foundation, which supports Making Waves Academy, a public charter school in Richmond serving students from grades 5 through 12, has appointed a new CEO, Patrick O’Donnell. O’Donnell joins the foundation after serving in...

North Richmond celebrates blues heritage

While the bands brought the blues, the community brought the color. Both served to uplift and celebrate North Richmond's rich musical heritage on Saturday. The 10th Annual North Richmond Music Festival brought a healthy slate...
WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

Richmond reverend wins prestigious Jefferson Award

Longtime Richmond activist Rev. Andre Shumake Sr. has received the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service for his leadership in an after-school program that is reportedly helping to close the achievement gap for African...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Young people offered free financial boot camp

Travis Credit Union is hosting its annual Mad City Money Young Adult Financial Boot Camp at the East Bay for Performing Arts Center in Richmond on Wednesday, July 31. The free boot camp from 12:30...
Richmond Fab Lab offers summer workshops, open hours

Richmond Fab Lab offers summer workshops, open hours

Want to learn how to make a clock using a laser cutter? Or maybe you'd rather create your own custom reversible handbag using a Digital Embrodiery Machine? You could also invite a bit more light...
El Sobrante school gets 80-acre land donation

El Sobrante school gets 80-acre land donation

A generous land donation of about 80 acres of open space to East Bay Waldorf School in El Sobrante has expanded the school's property from 11 to 91 acres, increasing opportunities for hands-on environmental...

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Richmond artist’s portraits challenge perceptions

By Mike Kinney Longtime Richmond resident and artist Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez can paint stunning portraits in just four hours -- or less. It's a talent that is...
East Brother Beer Co. Summer Classic packs the pub

East Brother Beer’s annual Summer Classic Car Show set for Sunday

Delicious beers and sweet cars. The pairing deserves an annual celebration, and that's why we're thankful for East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond. The fun...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

Man upset over illegally parked cars calls false emergency to 911

A man who called a false emergency to 911 in Richmond Tuesday hoping that authorities would investigate illegally parked cars could face a criminal...