Friday, September 18, 2020

Education

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WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

Virtual WCCUSD school board candidate forum set for Saturday

A virtual forum involving candidates for the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education is set to take place Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. via Zoom. The forum precedes the first...

Bay Area Rescue Mission distributes 1,000 backpacks to kids in need

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) staff members and volunteers provided a bright spot on an otherwise hazy day Friday morning when they gathered in the organization’s parking on Macdonald Avenue for...
Moving Forward provides Richmond kids with school supplies, desks and headphones

Moving Forward preps Richmond students for distance learning

Over 100 bags full of school supplies, 40 desks and headphones were provided to Richmond families in need on Sunday, Sept 6. They were part of the fourth annual back-to-school program by Moving Forward, a...
WCCUSD parent reviews district distance learning program

WCCUSD parent reviews district distance learning experience

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a pandemic, lightning strikes, wildfire smoke and the threat of rolling power outages, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has managed a smooth launch to the 2020-2021 school year...
Same as in WWII, Richmond home front supports front line

WCCUSD to resume free meals for all youth, no school ID required

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) announced Monday it will resume the program that provides free meals to students at 15 school locations throughout the district, regardless of whether they qualify for...
Community effort provides school supplies to WCCUSD program

Community effort provides school supplies to WCCUSD program

By Mike Kinney Volunteers, local businesses and a local church were among those to join forces Saturday to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to the students of an after-school tutoring program in Richmond serving...
Richmond youth invited to free online ‘Adventures with Art’ classes

Richmond youth invited to free online ‘Adventures with Art’ classes

By Katherine Chouteau Richmond middle and high school students seeking an artistic adventure can sign up for one of three free online classes being offered by Art of the African Diaspora with funding from the...
Registration open for free online ESL classes

Registration open for free online ESL classes

By Kathy Chouteau Registration has opened for West Contra Costa Adult Education (WCCAE) ESL classes, which are offered free of charge. With WCCAE campuses closed due to COVID-19, online classes will kick off Tuesday, Sept. 8,...

WCCUSD Trustee Phillips’ statement on re-opening MOU

By Mister Phillips On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, the school board will consider Item F1: Accept Phase 2 Conditions for Reopening MOU with Bargaining Units. An MOU or memorandum of understanding is a legally binding...
Soulful Softball Sunday annual backpack giveaway serves over 250 families

Hundreds served at Soulful Softball Sunday annual backpack giveaway

By Mike Kinney Cars lined up for several blocks on Macdonald Avenue in Richmond on Saturday to benefit from Soulful Softball Sunday's 6th Annual Backpack and School Supplies Giveaway. About 200 backpacks were donated at this...

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Richmond Art Center fundraising amid COVID-19

Richmond Art Center expands online offerings for fall session

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a pandemic rendering in-person classes unsafe, the Richmond Art Center (RAC) has expanded its online art class lineup to unveil a...

Triple shooting under investigation in Richmond

One man was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting just before noon today in the area of 4th Street and...
Boorman Park design designs finalized at virtual meeting

Boorman Park renovation designs finalized at virtual meeting

By Kathy Chouteau More than 50 Richmond residents gathered online last Saturday for a virtual design party where they finalized the designs for Boorman Park’s...