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Courtesy Team Silva &nbsp&nbsp Alamedan Jonathan DeLeon won his age category at a June 16 Jiu-Jitsu competition.

Jiu Jitsu Standout Takes Gold

Jun 27,2019

An Alameda Jiu-Jitsu competitor won first place at the 28th Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournament on June 16 at Hayward High School. Jonathan DeLeon won both his matches at the Father’s Day event. He is a student at Otis Elementary School and an Alameda martial arts student. 

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Rotary Funds Worthy Students

Jun 20,2019

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.

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Schools to Serve Free Meals

Jun 13,2019

This summer the Alameda Unified School District will serve free breakfasts and lunches in Alameda for all children and teens 18 years and younger Monday through Friday, except for Thursday, July 4. 

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Music Cuts Protested

May 30,2019

A newly created community group called Alameda Bands Together formed in April upon learning about a sudden two-thirds cut to the music program at Encinal High School for the next school year as well as the subsequent reassignment of its long-time music director to Alameda High School (AHS), which

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Supe Moves on

May 23,2019

Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Superintendent Sean McPhetridge announced his departure from the school district in February. He announced June 30 as his last day on the job here.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Members of the student poetry club “The Mighty Pens” teamed up with the Alameda Island Poets for a reading May 1. Left to right, back row: Cat Crawford, Sammy Oster, Truly Edison, Josie Whittock, Cathy Dana; front row, left to right: Elizabeth Pelaez Norris, Ellie Dodds, Phoenix McCain-Novakowski.

‘Mighty Pens’ Read with Island Poets

May 16,2019

Student poets from Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) and St. Joseph Notre Dame High School were featured together at the Alameda Island Poets reading at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts May 1.

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