Tag Archives: West Contra Costa Unified School District

From left to right: Richmond Vice Mayor Jael Myrick, Chevron Richmond Refinery Public Affairs Manager Patty Canessa, Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project Director Jeff Hartwig, Richmond High School senior Itzel Gonzales, and Richmond Mayor Tom Butt.

Chevron Donates to Richmond Promise Scholarship Program

  Courtesy of the Richmond Standard   All students who live in Richmond and graduate from a public high school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District, including charter schools, will be eligible for [...]
Students were tested on the quality of their engineering skills by controlling a robot through a winding course, which included crossing a bridge and testing its strength through the use of weights. Photo courtesy of The Richmond Standard.

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

  Courtesy of The Richmond Standard   Students and teachers from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) got a taste of college life during a weeklong summer engineering program held last week at [...]

Deadline for Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship, Dec. 19

By Mike Aldax, Richmond Standard The deadline for West County high school seniors to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship (BHAC) program is fast approaching – all application packets must be received [...]

School District Project Wins Statewide Recognition

West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Full Services Community Schools has earned a prestigious 2014 Golden Bell Award in the School Climate category from the California School Boards Association (CSBA), it was recently announced.
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Internment Camp Survivor Spoke at Richmond School Renaming Meeting

An 89-year old woman who was among the Japanese Americans sent to internment camps during World War II spoke at the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education Committee on Renaming Portola Middle [...]