Sunday, December 5, 2021

Education

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Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

By Kathy Chouteau Marching to the beat of their own drummers is working out just fine for the Richmond High School drumline, which took first place in the 50th Santa Cruz Band Review Marching Band...
Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check presentation ceremony in his classroom. While Kennedy’s skilled trades program...
San Pablo Youth Commission helps students with back to school threads

San Pablo Youth Commission helps students with back to school threads

By Kathy Chouteau Students from San Pablo’s Bayview Elementary were treated to a clothing item of their choice as part of the annual Back to School Closet event Sat., Oct. 9th hosted by the San...
‘A Space for Girls’ film takes Richmond program out of this world

‘A Space for Girls’ film takes Richmond program out of this world

By Kathy Chouteau A nonprofit’s work with youth at Richmond’s Crescent Park apartments has blossomed into a powerful educational program spotlighted in a short film currently entered into the Houston Cinema Arts Festival and other...
El Cerrito High football coach placed on leave over controversial drill

El Cerrito High coach placed on leave over controversial football drill

El Cerrito High's head football coach has been placed on administrative leave after a 2019 video surfaced showing a controversial football drill, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The video showed a...
Richmond Promise scholarship application period opens

Richmond Promise scholarship application period opens

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise, the community-wide college success initiative that looks to build a college graduating culture in Richmond, in part through scholarships for graduating high school seniors from Richmond and North Richmond and...
Richmond teacher fundraising to grow educational school garden

Richmond paraprofessional fundraising to expand educational school garden

A special education paraprofessional at Grant Elementary School in Richmond is fundraising to expand the school garden he started three years ago with help from his school site administrator. Marco Delgado says students get excited...
Hewlett Foundation grant program to benefit West County youth

Hewlett Foundation grant program to benefit West County youth

West Contra Costa youth are among the beneficiaries of a recent $17 million grant program launched by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to help nonprofit art organizations navigate the challenges of operating in...
Contra Costa County receives $5M grant to support student literacy

Contra Costa County receives $5M grant to support student literacy

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) has received a $5 million grant over three years from the California Department of Education to support student literacy efforts, according to an announcement...
Richmond school 'Self Care Day' aims to support mental health amid pandemic

Richmond school ‘Self Care Day’ aims to support mental health amid pandemic

By Mike Kinney "The pandemic has taken its toll." That's the conclusion of UNICEF's new flagship report on children's mental health and several other studies. The studies also suggest problems of teen suicide and anxiety in...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...