Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Education

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Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

CCC sees enrollment decline 18.6 percent, The Advocate reports

Contra Costa College enrollment has declined significantly this fall semester, likely due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic that abruptly forced schools to transition to remote learning, according to The Advocate, the school's...
Michelle Obama School Virtual Grand Opening announced

Michelle Obama School Virtual Grand Opening announced

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney The much-anticipated opening of the Michelle Obama School in Richmond is nearly upon us. The newly built, state-of-the-art elementary school will host an official “Virtual Grand Opening” celebration Thursday,...
Dr. Bryan Reece Courtesy of Dr. Bryan Reece.

College district board approves contract for new chancellor

Dr. Bryan Reece has become the 9th permanent chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, after the district's governing board approved his contract at its Oct. 14 meeting. He will begin work Nov. 1...
DeJean students get a kick out of new, donated shoes

DeJean students get a kick out of new, donated shoes

By Kathy Chouteau This fall semester, DeJean Middle School students got a little help putting their best foot forward thanks to a collaboration among Bay Area nonprofits. On Friday, students picked up a pair of...
National program aims to boost postsecondary student success in Richmond

Contra Costa College’s spring semester to remain online

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District, home to Contra Costa College in San Pablo as well as two additional colleges and educational centers, will be holding its spring 2021 semester courses and...
WCCUSD board candidates asked to support career technical education

WCCUSD Board candidates urged to support career technical education

This Community Views piece was submitted by Ron Whittier, Tech Futures (IT Academies); Hon. Judy Johnson, Contra Costa County Bar Association (Law Academies); Desmond Carson, M.D., Lifelong Medical Center (Health Academies); Louis Kim, Hewlett...
WCCUSD launches meal distribution service today; updates locations

WCCUSD asks community to weigh-in on school renovations

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is appealing to the community for input that will help update its district-wide building plan. To this end, the WCCUSD is asking residents to complete...
Contra Costa College’s Aqua Terra Grill fired up for business

Contra Costa College’s Aqua Terra Grill fired up for business

By Kathy Chouteau Fancy some Crisp Shrimp with Tomato & Sweet Basil Salad? Or maybe some Beef Short Rib with Root Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes is a little more up your alley. Whatever your pleasure,...
Supporting student and teacher mental health during COVID-19

Supporting student and teacher mental health during COVID-19

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk It has become incredibly clear that the pandemic has increased the mental health needs of adults and children alike. The stressors...
Dr. Bryan Reece Courtesy of Dr. Bryan Reece.

Dr. Bryan Reece set to become college district’s next chancellor

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) Governing Board announced today it is beginning contract negotiations with Dr. Bryan Reece to become the district’s next permanent chancellor. If all proceeds according to...

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Richmond gets into the Halloween spirits, 2020-style

By Mike Kinney A skeleton man posed in front of a home in Richmond's North & East neighborhood is wearing a face mask, presumably to...
East Bay hills parks to remain closed through Wednesday morning

East Bay hills parks to remain closed through Wednesday morning

By Kathy Chouteau The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is extending its closure of 11 parks in the East Bay hills through 8 a.m....
The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit this week

The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit

By Kathy Chouteau In a move that shows beer drinking can help save the world, The Factory Bar is donating all the proceeds of its...