Monday, October 14, 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.

Chevron Fuel Your School launches for 10th straight year

Ten years ago, philanthropist and entrepreneur Charles Best joined forces with Chevron on a clever program that has communities across America “fueling” local schools. The result has been nearly $49 million to boost STEM education...

Making Waves Academy celebrates campus expansion

Making Waves Academy celebrated the expansion of its Richmond campus on Saturday that enables the public charter school to grow to as many as 1,500 students by 2024. The expansion adds another 14 acres and...

Your Monday Night Football pizza order can benefit a local school

Plan to order pizza for the San Francisco 49ers host the Cleveland Browns in Monday Night Football tonight? Consider ordering from Mountain Mike's at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road in San Pablo (Raley's Shopping Centre),...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD shifts football game times, increases security due to violence

Violence related to football games -- including a shooting that injured three teenagers and one adult near De Anza High Friday night -- has prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District to start...

Contra Costa Teachers of Year honored at Concord gala

They didn't win the overall competition, but nevertheless three West County educators were honored among 22 in Contra Costa County honored as Teachers of the Year last week at a gala dinner in Concord. Among...

Richmond’s transformative summer

Peter Nguyen knew from an early age he was academically gifted. Even so, the first-generation American who grew up in Richmond said college wasn’t a given. “When I was applying to college, my parents didn’t...
De Anza High senior launches toy drive

WCCUSD superintendent aims to address safety at football games

In his newsletter, Superintendent Matt Duffy addressed the shooting that occurred across the street from De Anza High after Friday night's football game that injured four people, including two students, along with other violent...

Richmond Rotary donates $100 to every Peres Elementary teacher

By Rafael Lima As part of an annual tradition, members of the Rotary Club of Richmond dropped into Peres Elementary School on Wednesday to present $100 checks to every one of the school's 31 teachers. The...
Shops at Hilltop announce upcoming Asian-inspired food/entertainment additions

Shops at Hilltop, West County Reads to host free reading celebration

West County Reads has partnered with the Shops at Hilltop to hold a free reading event on Saturday, Oct. 5, that will feature book giveaways, story time, spoken word, games, arts & crafts, face-painting...

BARM, Chevron hold annual Back-to-School carnival

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Nevin Park was recently transformed into a lively carnival that drew hundreds of children, parents and other community members to a celebration of learning. The annual Back to School Celebration, hosted by...

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Richmond teen chosen to promote organ donation on Rose Parade float

When the 131st Rose Parade sets off in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2020, a Richmond teen will be making a worldwide impact while riding...
RPD: Man fatally on 5th St. early Sunday

RPD: Man fatally shot on 5th Street early Sunday

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 100 block of 5th Street, between Chanslor and Bissell avenues, early Sunday. At 1:16...

2207 numbers among Richmond’s top take-out spots

By Kathy Chouteau A block away from the hustle & bustle of 23rd Street lies Richmond’s hottest new takeout joint, known simply by its ultra-chic,...