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WCCUSD: 'Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins'

WCCUSD: ‘Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins’

"Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins!" That was the message today from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which posted images on social media from the first scheduled drive thru graduation ceremony at...
Kennedy High seniors pick up caps and gowns to cheers, applause

WCCUSD announce car-based ceremonies for Class of 2020

By WCCUSD Superintendent Matthew Duffy Summer is rapidly approaching  and we have a lot of work to do to end the school year positively and productively. I know that you have been waiting to get...
Richmond school staffers launch fundraiser for struggling families

Staff at Richmond school launch fundraiser for struggling families

By Kathy Chouteau A trio of office staffers from Richmond’s Mira Vista Elementary have launched an online Go Fund Me fundraiser in support of the K-8 school’s struggling families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Equipped with $500...
Fab Lab Richmond, Chevron partner to produce face shields for frontline workers

Fab Lab Richmond, Chevron partner to produce face shields for frontline workers

In normal times, the Fab Lab at Kennedy High inspires students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and community members to innovate, design and produce pretty much anything using 3D printers,...
Kennedy High seniors pick up caps and gowns to cheers, applause

Kennedy High seniors pick up caps and gowns to cheers and applause

By Mike Kinney "Nothing Can Stop Us." The message is stated on a t-shirt that was passed out Thursday to Kennedy High seniors preparing to graduate at an unusual and difficult time in world...
Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

Kathy Chouteau Richmond student journalists have the “write stuff.” A total of 16 students from high schools in Richmond have earned honors in the 2020 Lesher Awards Competition, per an announcement this week by the California...
Four of WCCUSD’s finest honored for teaching excellence

Richmond educators selected as ‘Teachers of the Year’

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has named two of its finest as the district’s “Teachers of the Year.” Richmond teachers Cesar Dante-Barragan of Cesar Chavez Elementary School and Jesus Alfredo...
WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual, not in-person

WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual due to COVID-19

By Matthew Duffy, superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District The school year ends in four weeks. Time has flown by as we have tried to deal with the impact of transitioning to...
WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual, not in-person

WCCUSD ‘finalizing plans’ for high school graduations

By WCCUSD Superintendent Matthew Duffy First, I would like to wish all of the mothers a Happy Mothers Day and Día de las Madres. Even though a normal celebration may not be possible due to...
Lowriders to show support for Richmond High's Class of 2020

Lowriders to show support for Richmond High’s Class of 2020

By Mike Kinney Even though a traditional graduation remains uncertain, the Class of 2020 graduates are scheduled to pick up their caps and gowns at Richmond High from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. Either...

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Young organizers behind Richmond protest call for unity, action

Young organizers behind Richmond protest call for unity, action

By Mike Kinney At noon today, a protest is planned for Richmond Civic Center that will feature speeches and performances, followed by a march to...
Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

An annual pledge to diversity and inclusion is taking place in Richmond this month with the raising of the Juneteenth and LGBT Pride flags...
FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

The FBI San Francisco Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a white van used in the shooting of two federal officers...