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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.

WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

John Henry High ‘in good standing’ with WCCUSD

John Henry High is in compliance with its charter and in "good standing" with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, the district's superintendent stated in a letter last week to the California School...

Travis Credit Union to host Budget for Homeownership workshop

From the first treehouse you visit as a child, home ownership is a desire ingrained in us from an early age. As Americans, the house with the picket fence is as organic to our...

Meet Felicia Phillips, Principal of Kennedy High School

Tell us about your job and your background. I am the principal at Kennedy High School. I actually am a graduate of Kennedy High myself, class of 1984. I had a passion for science, so...
Donations sought for annual charity benefiting Verde Elementary

Donations sought for annual charity benefiting Verde Elementary

The community is invited to Supervisor John Gioia's Open House Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 6, for a chance to support an annual charitable program providing books and hoodies to students of Verde Elementary...
Richmond High set to open pathway program for recent immigrant students

Richmond High to debut renovated theater tonight

The community is invited to help debut Richmond High School’s renovated theater tonight. At 7 p.m., the high school’s Creative And Performing Arts Academy will present the CAPA VAPA Gala. “Enjoy performances from the marching and...
Richmond chess tourney draws over 70 participants

Richmond chess tourney draws over 70 participants

It was a full house in the Bermuda Room at Richmond Memorial Auditorium for the 2nd Annual Chess Month in Richmond Festival Tournament. The festival attracted 72 participants -- a record for a chess tournament in Richmond.  "Everyone had...
Salesian invites families to open house Sunday

Salesian invites families to open house Sunday

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting families in the community to an Open House event this Sunday, Oct. 21. The event will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and feature campus tours, informal Q&A sessions,...
Pinole Valley High music teacher wins Eukel Award for exceptional teaching

Pinole Valley High music teacher wins Eukel Award

Erik Radkiewicz, an accomplished musician and music teacher at Pinole Valley High School, teaches students in his marching band that there are no shortcuts, that practice is crucial and every musician in the band...
WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Matt Duffy today released his regular address to the district community that states the district's aim to double the percentage of students who are college and...
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Chevron women hold STEM Party for local girls

A dozen members of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County were treated to a STEM Party this past Saturday hosted by five women mentors from Chevron. Like last year, members of Chevron’s Women’s Executive...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

All Contra Costa schools to close Friday due to Camp Fire smoke

All Contra Costa County schools, including the West Contra Costa Unified and Contra Costa College, will be closed on Friday due to the persistent...