Friday, December 13, 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 Promise Scholar spotlight: Chandani Battle

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Asya Saechao

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

Phillips: WCCUSD board missing opportunity to address budget shortfall

By Mister Phillips Last night, the school board received a staff presentation titled “Potential Lease, Sale or Exchange of Properties.” The purpose of the presentation was to present options to leverage unused school district property...

Local youth intern at Chevron labs

What was the first job you ever had? Try to top Emily Guerrero’s response. The 16-year-old Richmond High junior spent this past summer in the research lab at the Chevron Richmond Technology Center, helping its...
Child Care Council moving to new Richmond office, invites community to ribbon-cutting

Early childhood mental health forum to help develop funding priorities

First 5 Contra Costa, which is tasked with using revenue from a state tax on tobacco products to fund programs ensuring Contra Costa County children up through 5 years old are healthy and nurtured,...

Fundraiser launched to meet demand for coding program in local schools

Ubisoft's visit to Kennedy High's Fab Lab last month to introduce and donate its educational video game Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece, a dedicated mode of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, has energized efforts to develop future...

WCCUSD students pitch solutions to societal problems

They proposed modernized lockers equipped with touchscreens that can serve to keep students on schedule and prepared for class. They pitched an educational app that can connect students and guardians to their teachers and...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Ariana Ortega

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD schools to reopen Friday after power restored

All West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) schools that closed today due to the planned PG&E power shutoff will reopen Friday, as the power was restored earlier than expected, the district announced.   As of 3:45...

Chevron Fuel Your School launches for 10th straight year

Ten years ago, philanthropist and entrepreneur Charles Best joined forces with Chevron on a clever program that has communities across America “fueling” local schools. The result has been nearly $49 million to boost STEM education...

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Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng,...

A Richmond veteran in more ways than one

By Mike Kinney We've barely entered Veterans Memorial Hall in Richmond before its longtime president, Art Hall, proudly points out a plaque on the...

Richmond toy drive ‘well short’ of donations

With the Dec. 20 deadline for donations fast-approaching, the Richmond Fire and Police Holiday Toy Program is appealing to the community for help, as...