6:30 PM - 8:30 PM DLCAP Meeting
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Transition Graduation
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Employee Recognition
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM MDAC
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM MDAC
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM African American Commencement Ceremony
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Adult Education Graduation
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM De Anza High School
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Kennedy High School Graduation
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Richmond High School Graduation
Graduation season is here with Middle College kicking off the two-week event on Saturday, May 25 and Hercules closing the celebrations on Saturday, June 8.
Kennedy High School Instructional Assistant Sopheap Sap, Middle College Office Manager Kristina Moore, Peres School Secretary Luz Hernandez, Tara Hills Head Custodian Jose Corona and Special Education Aide Merlene Gay, and Information Technology Desktop Support Technician Dennis Lai were announced as the Classified Employees of the Year.
For their second installment of school visits, Superintendent Matthew Duffy and United Teachers of Richmond President Demetrio Gonzalez stopped by Lincoln Elementary School to see how Principal Megan Burnham and her team are supporting students to grow and thrive.
For the second straight year, students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District took over the airwaves, specifically KQED’s and produced stories that ran on the radio from April 29 through May 3.
In honor of #NationalSchoolNurseDay, we spent some time with Bridget Moran, head nurse for the District who is retiring in June.
"It was a privilege," Valdez said after the event, which honored Richmond graduates from 16 local schools, including 77 from Kennedy. "People think living in Richmond is a disadvantage. We get help like this to reach our dreams. It's really cool."
Pinole Valley High School's Anna Chang and Korematsu Middle School's Nora Thompson and Eleanor Addison participated in the California Science and Engineering Fair on April 30 in Los Angeles, with Eleanor Addison and Nora Thompson earning 3rd- and 4th-place recognition in the Junior Division.
Richmond High School school seniors Marlen Munoz and Rita Benitez and Pinole Valley senior Raven Richardson were honored by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors with 2019 Youth Hall of Fame Awards in the Teamwork, Good Samaritan, and Perseverance category, respectively.
More than 450 art pieces from 387 students across the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s middle and high schools are on display as part of the 54th Annual Student Art Show at the Richmond Arts Center.