More than 100 special needs students from Crespi, DeJean, Hercules, Korematsu, and Pinole middle schools, and De Anza, El Cerrito, Hercules, Kennedy high schools and Transition school participated in a morning of basketball and celebration.
Welcome back from a much deserved spring recess. As we usher in April and prepare for the final nine weeks of the school year, our students, their families, and our teachers are in the midst of testing. This is the third year that California students will take the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), which measures our students’ academic progress in English Language Arts and mathematics.
De Anza High School Spanish teacher Paula Raj is among four teachers chosen as a Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year (TOY) Program finalist, the Contra Costa County Office of Education recently announced.
Chevron Richmond is recruiting up to 10 WCCUSD high school students for their annual Project Seed internship program. Students must apply by April 15. Click the headline for more information.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has announced the Spring Festival and Concert dates for all bands, orchestras, and choirs. Click the link to view dates and times.
The Ed Fund will award eight $1,500 scholarships to deserving African American male high school seniors in WCCUSD. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years. Click the link to learn more and apply by March 3.
Graduation dates for the Class of 2017 in the West Contra Costa Unified School District have been announced, setting the stage for nearly 2,100 seniors to receive their high school diplomas.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District in partnership with the Black College Expo will host the 2nd Annual HBCU College Recruitment Caravan on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.at Richmond High School for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing higher education at a historically black college or university.
Grant's Tiffany Chieudjui, El Cerrito's Jessy Kronenberg, Korematsu's Sarah La Due, and De Anza's Paula Raj recognized by the Ed Fund
On National Signing Day, De Anza High School's Loren Calhoun, Devon King, and Rico Tolefree and El Cerrito's Damon Cole each signed letters of intent to play football.
It was a season of history for a number of West Contra Costa Unified School District athletes and teams with one student scholar posting the highest individual finish at a state event and two other student athletes helping their school rewrite its history books.
A group of West Contra Costa Unified School District seniors got a jump on their medical careers, becoming the fourth cohort to graduate from Contra Costa College’s Nurse Assistant Certification and Home Health Aide Program.
Applications for the Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the CA Dream Act Application are being accepted for the first time this year starting October 1st. High school seniors and their families are invited to attend a free Cash for College workshop for help in filling out their financial aid applications.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District, in partnership with the Alliance for Public Education, will showcase our fourteen local schools who received the California Gold Ribbon Award from the California Department of Education. Please join us on Saturday, September 17 as we celebrate the award-winning, innovative practices in our local schools!
Four high school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified School District received Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network college scholarships during its 17th Annual Black History Awareness Celebration at the Chevron Refinery last week.
Cali Nguyen, an 18-year-old senior at De Anza High School senior, recently received a Gates Millennium Scholarship to help her study chemical engineering at Stanford University.