Monday, April 22, 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.

College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

Richmond Promise application deadline is this Friday

The Richmond Promise Scholarship application is due this Friday, and there is still plenty of time for students to apply. Students needing help filling out the application can email info@richmondpromise.org and/or attend a last-minute deadline...

WCCUSD students inspire at Chevron Richmond scholarship ceremony

When Sukari Wright’s mother gave her The Dream Keeper by Langston Hughes, her life changed. The Middle College High senior was 12 years old at the time, and “it was the first book I...
Middle College High named 2019 Distinguished School

Middle College High named 2019 Distinguished School

Middle College High was one of seven schools in Contra Costa County, and among 162 middle and high schools in the state, to be named as a 2019 Distinguished School by State Superintendent of...
the USDA, Bio-Rad, UC Berkeley

50 local industry professionals help judge WCCUSD STEM Fair

The East Bay is filled with scientists. For scientific proof of this, observe the judging portion of the annual West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Secondary STEM Fair. Last week, about 50 local professionals...

Summit K2 juniors channel Don Draper to effect change

Mad Men? Almost. Teen students at Summit K2 in El Cerrito recently exercised their inner Don Draper (the professional one, not the martini drinking one) in coming up with advertising pitches in their Advanced Placement...
4 WCCUSD teachers surprised with Teaching Excellence awards

4 WCCUSD teachers surprised with Teaching Excellence awards

Four teachers have been announced as the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund’s 2019 Teaching Excellence award winners. They are Nystrom Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Fernanda Gonzalez Hausske, Pinole Valley High School Health Sciences teacher Dan...

Mister Phillips: voting rights and charter schools

By Mister Phillips The agenda for the Feb. 27, 2019, meeting of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education is now online. Here are two highlights.   First, the board may adopt in closed...
Oakland A’s, Chevron hit home run for STEM education

Oakland A’s, Chevron hit home run for STEM education

The Science of Baseball program presented by Chevron is not only hitting home runs in Bay Area classrooms, but also in the heart of downtown Oakland. Last month, the...

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board of Education in a community conversation on ways to better...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application process is currently open, with a...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...