Thursday, July 9, 2020

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.

Some WCCUSD parents to get 'extra credit' for graduating from Parent University program

‘Extra credit’ for graduates of WCCUSD’s Parent University program

Nearly 300 parents at nine West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) schools are more familiar with the local education system -- and thus more able to connect their children to opportunities -- after...
WCCUSD sports this week: El Cerrito football team in NCS quarterfinals

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule (Click to enlarge schedule):

Berkeley Global Campus Seeks Richmond Resident for Community Working Group

The Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay is seeking a housing expert and a local community member to join its Community Working Group. The Working Group was formed to make recommendations on binding, legally enforceable...

Chevron and the Oakland A’s Team Up to Teach Local Youth Baseball and Science

The home field of the Oakland A’s at the O.co Coliseum became a field of dreams on Tuesday afternoon for more than 100 Richmond kids who participated in a baseball clinic led by former Major...

West County Students and Teachers Discover Engineering at CSU East Bay Camp

Students and teachers from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) got a taste of college life during a week-long summer engineering program held last week at California State University East Bay (CSUEB). The...
Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Local community members' charitable donations sent 10 North Richmond youth to the rodeo on Sunday. Community advocates Rodney Alamo Brown, Andre Bean, Andreena Richardson and The Sons of Issachar raised funds to offer youth from...
Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule (Click to enlarge schedule):
National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger.

Film Documents Lives of Bay Area Children During World War II

A new film documenting the lives of Bay Area children during World War II will be previewed at the Visitor Education Center of the Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park on July 11. The film...
Kennedy High 'all-star teacher' finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Kennedy High all-star teacher finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader, who was named as one of five finalists for the 2015 Comcast SportsNet All-Star Teacher Award, unfortunately did not win the contest's grand prize of $20,000 that would...
Parents, here's an opportunity to learn more about Salesian College Preparatory

Parents, here’s an opportunity to learn more about Salesian College Preparatory

Salesian College Preparatory is hosting an informational meeting Wednesday night for prospective student families and anyone interested in learning more about the education offered by the school. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the...

Latest Articles

Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

By Kathy Chouteau On Wednesday, a new addition embarked on a trek to come aboard Richmond’s Red Oak Victory ship. A 40,000-pound World War II U.S....
East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

By Kathy Chouteau A veritable “Battle of the Mayors” is underway in the East Bay and you can help Richmond “win.” Richmond Mayor Tom Butt has...
Local students win gold medals, scholarships in NAACP competition

Local students win gold medals, scholarships in NAACP competition

Two local high school students won gold medals and scholarships in the NAACP ACTSO competition, and will now represent Richmond in a national competition...