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Free Richmond summer camp helping to close achievement gap

Free Richmond summer camp helping to close achievement gap

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A free summer camp serving Richmond's lowest-income neighborhoods has continued to report positive student gains. Camp Achieve, offered since 2013 to combat summer learning loss for students between the ages of six and 12, serves...
Meet Contra Costa County's 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

Meet Contra Costa County’s 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

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Doug Silva of Helms Middle School, Daniel O’Shea of Pinole Valley High School, and Dr. Cheri Etheredge of Contra Costa College have been named among the 2019-2020 Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year for...

Gratitude Grants awarded to 646 WCCUSD teachers

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Over 200 local teachers took over East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Friday for a happy hour organized to thank them for their service. But the Chamberlin Family Foundation (CFF), which hosted the event,...

Mira Vista principal improves outcomes one student at a time

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By Natalie Walchuk of Go Public Schools West Contra Costa It wouldn’t be a standard day in the life of a principal without an early morning call to help a young person ease into the start...
National Library Week inspires pilot program at San Pablo schools

National Library Week inspires pilot program at San Pablo schools

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This week in celebration of National Library Week, one San Pablo school per day is receiving the gift of books along with a visit by San Pablo community leaders and police personnel, including mascot...
MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

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Building a functional model glider is difficult enough. Getting one that will, after takeoff, make a right turn at just the right degree and then land a specified distance from the launch area? Aerodynamics is...
Forget the trip to San Francisco -- watch a musical right here in Richmond.

Salesian invites community to The All Night Strut

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Don't have to head to San Francisco -- catch a good musical right here in Richmond. The talented Salesian College Preparatory drama department is inviting the community to its Spring musical: The All Night Strut. Shows...
477 Salesian students, staff participate in day of community service

477 Salesian students, staff join day of community service

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A healthy dose of youthfulness entered Brookside Senior Living Solutions on Friday. Yes, the residents of the San Pablo senior center are young at heart. They are even more so when students from nearby Salesian...

Richmond announces poetry contest winners

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Winners have been announced for the 9th annual Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest, which celebrates National Poetry Month. Over the years, hundreds of students in the West Contra Costa Unified School District have engaged in the...
Japanese students' annual visit to Kennedy High forms important bonds

Japanese students’ annual visit to Kennedy High forms important bonds

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Soccer isn’t just an international sport – it’s an international language. That was apparent at Kennedy High on Tuesday, when eight students from Shimada, Japan, toured the school as part of a sister city relationship...

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El Garage sizzles up American dream

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Point Richmond to welcome recurring summer arts and crafts festival

Point Richmond to welcome recurring summer arts and crafts festival

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By Kathy Chouteau The Point is about to get even artsier as plans are in the works for the “Point Richmond Arts and Crafts Festival”...
Registration opens for Junior Giants summer program

Register for Junior Giants summer program

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The Junior Giants summer program in Richmond is welcoming signups. The Junior Giants is a free, coed, noncompetitive baseball and softball summer program for local...