Kids Stuff

Pat Bowen -- Pictured are the teachers and students of the 2023 Class of Hope of America with Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft.

Alameda Kiwanis Fetes Hope of America Awardees

May 25,2023

The Kiwanis Club of Alameda held a celebratory luncheon on May 17 for the seven Alameda eighth graders that received the 2023 Hope of America award. Alameda Kiwanis recognizes young leadership in each eighth-grade classroom.

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George Derieg -- Bay Farm Middle Schooler Lydia Merritt-Derieg was one of ten fourth to sixth graders whose poem was selected in a national poetry competition.

Middle School Poet Receives National Recognition

Apr 20,2023

Bay Farm Middle School sixth grader Lydia Merrit-Derieg's poem, “The Silent Turning,” was selected as one of the ten best in the fourth- to sixth-grade division of the Fall 2022 Creative Communication poem contest.

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Kiwanis to Award $100,000 in Scholarships

Apr 13,2023

The Alameda Kiwanis Foundation has extended its scholarship application deadline to Monday, April 24. The previous deadline was April 9. The extension is to allow more graduating seniors from Alameda city high schools to apply for the Kiwanis Foundation scholarship.

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EHS Horizon via Remi Sakura -- EHS junior Hudson Taylor prepares to make a move on the chess board in the second annual Island Board against Alameda High.

Jets Win Second Straight Island Board

Mar 23,2023

For the second straight year the Jets are the kings of the Island. Encinal High School's (EHS) chess club defeated Alameda High on March 12 in the second annual "Island Board." The Jets won 21 out of 36 matches during the event held at Encinal High School.

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