Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Education

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De Anza High teacher wins Eukel Award

De Anza High special education teacher Myrna Hadjirul was honored by the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education last week for earning the Eukel Award. The award by the Warren W. Eukel...

Apply now for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and are due at...
WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

WCCUSD to transition 7 Richmond schools into K-8s

UPDATE: On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the WCCUSD halted its plan to transition schools at the request of the Board of Education. Follow-up story here. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to...

WCCUSD: New family enrollment begins Jan. 21

The enrollment period for new families wishing to attend their West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) neighborhood school opens at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, including for transitional kindergarten and kindergarten, the WCCUSD...

Free college money and guidance! Apply for the Richmond Promise

As high school seniors anticipate college acceptance season, a Richmond nonprofit is working overtime to ensure the city’s students have the funding and guidance they need to succeed at whichever campus they end up. The...

Amid enrollment season, families invited to education fair

With the West Contra Costa Unified School District's enrollment for new families and school transfers fast-approaching, local families will be able to attend a one-stop shop of information about district schools and programs at...
Wilson Elementary's move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Parents call to rename Wilson Elementary after Michelle Obama

Should Woodrow Wilson Elementary School be renamed after former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama? Some parents and students at the school, which is operating on a temporary campus in El Cerrito while its permanent campus...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jesse Hernandez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

High school football action not over; Bay Showcase set for Saturday

With Salesian College Preparatory winning its first ever state title, Kennedy High making it all the way to the North Coast Section Division VI championship game, and the De Anza Dons nearly coming from...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jennifer Jimenez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

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