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.

Richmond’s transformative summer

Peter Nguyen knew from an early age he was academically gifted. Even so, the first-generation American who grew up in Richmond said college wasn’t a given. “When I was applying to college, my parents didn’t...
De Anza High senior launches toy drive

WCCUSD superintendent aims to address safety at football games

In his newsletter, Superintendent Matt Duffy addressed the shooting that occurred across the street from De Anza High after Friday night's football game that injured four people, including two students, along with other violent...

Richmond Rotary donates $100 to every Peres Elementary teacher

By Rafael Lima As part of an annual tradition, members of the Rotary Club of Richmond dropped into Peres Elementary School on Wednesday to present $100 checks to every one of the school's 31 teachers. The...
Shops at Hilltop announce upcoming Asian-inspired food/entertainment additions

Shops at Hilltop, West County Reads to host free reading celebration

West County Reads has partnered with the Shops at Hilltop to hold a free reading event on Saturday, Oct. 5, that will feature book giveaways, story time, spoken word, games, arts & crafts, face-painting...

BARM, Chevron hold annual Back-to-School carnival

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Nevin Park was recently transformed into a lively carnival that drew hundreds of children, parents and other community members to a celebration of learning. The annual Back to School Celebration, hosted by...

Assassin’s Creed creator Ubisoft brings virtual museum to Kennedy High

Maxime Durant has spent a good part of his career working on the popular Assassin’s Creed series, but he’s not a computer programmer. He’s a historian who was tapped by game maker Ubisoft to...

Local biz donates school supplies to kids in need

By Rafael Lima A local business is helping to prepare underserved children for the new school year. West County-based Windermere Rowland Realty just donated 20 backpacks and 10 boxes of school supplies to the Boys &...

Guitars Not Guns strikes chord at San Pablo Library

By Mike Kinney and Mike Aldax Near the end of an eight-week stretch of guitar lessons at San Pablo Library this summer, a group of 25 young students were quizzed on what they learned, and...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

St. David School has Pre-K openings, tours offered

St. David School in Richmond is welcoming applicants for openings in its Pre-K program, ages 3-5. The Pre-K, located at 5613 Garvin Ave., around the corner from the K-8 school, has four credentialed teachers with...
San Pablo stores lauded for removing alcohol ads

San Pablo stores lauded for removing alcohol ads

Eight San Pablo stores were recently awarded certificates for either removing or not having low-displayed alcohol advertisements -- part of a youth-led campaign to reduce rates of underage drinking. Sylvester Greenwood Academy students who are...

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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...