Monday, October 21, 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.

Child Care Council moving to new Richmond office, invites community to ribbon-cutting

Early childhood mental health forum to help develop funding priorities

First 5 Contra Costa, which is tasked with using revenue from a state tax on tobacco products to fund programs ensuring Contra Costa County children up through 5 years old are healthy and nurtured,...

Fundraiser launched to meet demand for coding program in local schools

Ubisoft's visit to Kennedy High's Fab Lab last month to introduce and donate its educational video game Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece, a dedicated mode of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, has energized efforts to develop future...

WCCUSD students pitch solutions to societal problems

They proposed modernized lockers equipped with touchscreens that can serve to keep students on schedule and prepared for class. They pitched an educational app that can connect students and guardians to their teachers and...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Ariana Ortega

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...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD schools to reopen Friday after power restored

All West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) schools that closed today due to the planned PG&E power shutoff will reopen Friday, as the power was restored earlier than expected, the district announced.   As of 3:45...

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...

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San Pablo maintenance worker recognized for enthusiasm, dedication

A positive attitude goes a long way. Erick Guzman, described as a highly approachable and dedicated maintenance worker for the City of San Pablo, has...

Your guide to Richmond-area Halloween events

Richmond's smallest goblins and superheros will be out in full force in the coming days, in many cases hurling threats of mischief (also known...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

BART employee hospitalized after fire spreads to Richmond maintenance yard

A BART employee was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a fire that apparently originated at a homeless encampment on the Union Pacific right-of-way...