Kids Stuff

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.

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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.

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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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