Kids Stuff

eQuality --  Alameda High School graduate Paul Gontard was awarded a scholarship from eQuality Scholarship Collaborative for his service to the LGBTQ+ community.

Alameda Students Awarded College Scholarships

Jun 29,2023

Stanford-bound 2023 Alameda High School graduate Paul Gontard has been awarded a $6,000 Lester Marks eQuality Scholarship in recognition of his service to the LGBTQ+ community during his high school years.

Read More
Alameda Unified School District -- A student taking part in the “Our Changing Planet – Community of Practice” project.

Alameda Teachers Receive Grants

Jun 22,2023

Eleven teachers across four Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) schools were apart of two recipient teams that received LIGHT Awards from the Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation.

Read More
AUSD --  Front row: Shanti Croom, Terrence Newell, Danielle Bandy, Jayla Anderson, Sumaiya McCoy, Madison Owens. Back row: Jeremiah Pope, Dash Footman, Naiya Hartley, Paris Ross, Will Logan, Malik Williams, Diamond Butler, and Marley Banks.

Wood Students Learn About Kente Cloth

Jun 13,2023

The Wood Middle School Black Student Union (BSU) spent part of this spring learning about the origin and significance of Kente Cloth, a textile art and tradition that emerged among the Asante (also known as Ashanti) people during the 17th century.

Read More
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.

Read More