Wednesday, December 11, 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.

Your Monday Night Football pizza order can benefit a local school

Plan to order pizza for the San Francisco 49ers host the Cleveland Browns in Monday Night Football tonight? Consider ordering from Mountain Mike's at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road in San Pablo (Raley's Shopping Centre),...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD shifts football game times, increases security due to violence

Violence related to football games -- including a shooting that injured three teenagers and one adult near De Anza High Friday night -- has prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District to start...

Contra Costa Teachers of Year honored at Concord gala

They didn't win the overall competition, but nevertheless three West County educators were honored among 22 in Contra Costa County honored as Teachers of the Year last week at a gala dinner in Concord. Among...

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 &...

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Richmond High program preps students for emerging e-bike industry

Richmond High e-bike program preps students for emerging industry

Need an electric bike? Just call Richmond High students Sachneet Arora and Amritpal Singh. In just two hours, the juniors can log onto the...

Animal Services offering $5 adoptions Friday and Saturday

Can you offer holiday hope to homeless pets? Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will offer $5 adoptions for all animals on Friday, Dec. 13 and...

11 cannabis operators invited to apply to locate in unincorporated Contra Costa

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday invited 11 cannabis operators -- four proposing to operate storefront dispensaries and seven proposing cultivation...