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Education

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Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

WCCUSD to open K-12 Virtual Academy in 2021-2022 school year

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is preparing to open a K-12 Virtual Academy during the 2021-2022 school year. It will be the district’s 54th school. During the Jan. 13 Board...
Volunteer legal eagles sought for county high school Mock Trial

Volunteer legal eagles sought for county high school mock trial

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is seeking Bay Area legal professionals to volunteer for the “40th Annual Contra Costa High School Mock Trial Program” that will be held live and virtually over...
Bank of America seeks high school students for paid summer internships

Bank of America seeks high school students for paid summer internships

By Kathy Chouteau Are you a civic-minded high school junior or senior with a passion for improving your community? If so, Bank of America’s Student Leader’s program—which offers paid summer internships at local nonprofits—may be...
Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

Enterprise Holdings launches automotive training program at Contra Costa College

By Kathy Chouteau Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental provider and operator of the Enterprise, National and Alamo companies, is launching its Automotive Collision Engineering Pilot Program at Contra Costa College (CCC) in San...

West Contra Costa Virtual Education Fair to offer ample resources for students and families

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District and EnrollWCC are partnering to host the virtual “2021 West Contra Costa Education Fair,” Jan. 16-23 with the dual aim of providing parents/caregivers a chance to explore their...
Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and must be received by...
Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and must be received by...
Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

WCCUSD releases survey in response to in-person learning legislation

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) families are being asked to respond to a survey about a possible return to in-person instruction. The "Thought Exchange" survey aims to "gather families’ feelings around returning...
WCCUSD Santas deliver gifts to homes of Downer Elementary kindergarteners

WCCUSD Santas deliver gifts to kindergarteners’ homes

By Mike Kinney Santa Claus came early for dozens of students at Downer Elementary in Richmond. Today, three Santas (who also happen to be employees of the West Contra Costa Unified School District), hopped on First...
Verde Elementary mural inspires students to ‘reach for the stars’

Verde Elementary mural inspires students to ‘reach for the stars’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Verde Elementary unveiled a vibrant new mural this month with the inspirational title, “Reaching for the Stars.” Although, due to the pandemic, the students didn’t have a hand in painting it,...

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Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Ban on indoor high school sports taken to court

Fresh off a legal victory in San Diego County last week that removed all restrictions on indoor and outdoor sports in that county, a...
Bay Area counties extending school closures through May 1

Effort to add Nystrom Elementary to national park clears U.S. House

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11)'s effort to add the storied Nystrom Elementary School to the Rosie The Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park passed the...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Richmond man fatally shot in El Sobrante

A 30-year-old Richmond man was fatally shot in El Sobrante early Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. At about 1:10 a.m., deputies...