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District Highlights

  • 5/26/22 Safety Message from Dr. Hurst

    This morning, students and staff at one of our schools, Grant Elementary in Richmond, had to briefly shelter-in-place because gunshots were fired in the area. Everyone is safe: no students, staff or families were harmed and the school was not targeted. We have been in contact with the Richmond Police Department about the incident. 

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  • Let’s finish the year strong

    We know it has been a long year as we have transitioned to in-person instruction after two years of distance learning, and our students and staff are eager for the summer break. I’d like to encourage everyone in our school communities to finish the year strong and on a high note.

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  • Superintendent's Message: School Shooting Resources

    Many of us are feeling a lot of pain today as we attempt to process the horrific school shooting yesterday in Texas. We know this news has a big impact on our students, families and staff, and we want you to know that we are here to support you. 

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  • Statement from Dr. Hurst on Elementary School Shooting in Texas

    We are devastated by the news about the elementary school shooting in Texas and the senseless loss of life. As educators, staff and families who make up our learning community, it is difficult to comprehend how something like this can happen. 

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  • Message from the Superintendent: Mask Update 05/24/22

    As we reach the last few weeks of the school year, I’d like to share an update with you about our mask policy. We will continue to follow the guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and strongly recommend all students and staff wear a mask while at school or work. Wearing a mask is part of the district’s COVID-19 mitigation strategy, and masks should be made available in every WCCUSD classroom. 

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  • Superintendent's Community Message: The Dual Language Immersion Program

    DLI at Washington Elementary and Korematsu Middle School is not going away. As students progress from grade to grade, families who wish to enroll their children in the DLI program at Washington Elementary, followed by DLI at Korematsu Middle School, followed by El Cerrito High School, will be prioritized in the enrollment process.

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  • 22nd Annual Reclassification Ceremony, June 1st and June 6th

    The 22nd Annual Reclassification Ceremony will celebrate students who reclassified in the 2019-2020, 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years. Please not, one will be for K-6 and K-8 schools on June 1st and the second will be for middle and high schools on June 6th.

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  • Final round of strategic plan engagements next week

    Please join us next week for the final round of strategic plan engagements. The following engagements will take place on May 23 at Greenwood Academy, May 24 at Hercules Middle, and May 25 at Helms Middle. Please note that all meetings are from 5:30-7:30 pm.

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District News

  • Collective Bargaining Updates

    Read the latest proposals and find information about contract negotiations with each of the district's unions.

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  • COVID-19 Information

    Health and safety information and resources for students, families and community members. This webpage is updated regularly. Please visit the page again to stay up to date on the latest information.

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  • Board Meeting Agendas

    Board meeting agendas are available for review at the Administration Building, as well as available online. Documents that are public records and are provided to a majority of the governing board regarding an open session item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the District office located at 1108 Bissell Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801 during normal business hours. In addition, such writings and documents may be posted on the District’s website as noted above.

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  • COVID-19 Testing Information

    We have partnered with Laboratory Services of America (LSA) for our weekly COVID-19 testing. LSA will administer weekly rapid COVID-19 tests to students and staff. LSA will require everyone to complete a new ONE-TIME REGISTRATION PROCESS that can be done on a laptop, computer or mobile device.

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  • Whole Child Whole Community: Become a Substitute Today!

    We have launched the Whole Child, Whole Community campaign to recruit community members to substitute in several roles in the district. Parents and family members, retirees, members of our community, if you are interested and eligible to substitute in our district, please start the process and sign up today.

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  • COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

    We believe vaccination is part of a comprehensive strategy in slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, along with following safety guidelines and conducting weekly testing. Recently, WCCUSD’s Board of Education approved a series of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for students, staff, volunteers, community partners, contractors and vendors who work on school campuses. The vaccine mandate deadline is July 1, 2022.

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