Some colleges, especially private schools, require an essay as part of the admissions process for college freshmen. That essay may also help when it comes to paying for college, according to Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
On Saturday, July 13, at 3:39 a.m., the Alameda Fire Department responded to a fire at Woodstock Park, at Cypress and Third Streets near Alameda Point. Arriving crews found the play structure fully engulfed in flames (“Suspicious Fires Doused at Park,” July 18).
The Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) announced the launch of its annual “Equipped 4 Success” school supply drive earlier this week. The drive supports low-income Alameda students by providing them with new backpacks and quality school supplies.
The annual Jack Capon awards are presented in honor of Jack Capon, a long-time Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) educator who specialized in physical education. Capon tirelessly advocated for physical fitness and movement.
Each year Rotary Club of Alameda confers scholarships to outstanding students attending high schools in Alameda: Alameda High, Encinal High, Island High, St. Joseph Notre Dame High, Alameda Science & Technology Institute, Alameda Community Learning Center and NEA Community Learning Center.