Schools

Sister City Students Return to Korea

Feb 14,2019

Students from Alameda’s South Korean Sister City, Yeongdong-gun, recently returned home with souvenirs and stories from the United States (“Sister City’s Students Pay Visit to City Hall,” Jan. 31).

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Carlin Shannon could be selected to receive the Presidential Scholars Medallion (shown at lower left) at a ceremony in June.

Local Student Named for Nat’l Scholar Program

Feb 14,2019

Carlin Shannon, a graduating senior at Encinal High School, has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year.

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Local Kids Take Climate Action

Feb 07,2019

Alameda’s Climate Action session on Jan. 26 asked the question “What can each of us do for Mother Earth?” Dylan Mochizuki, left, and Jack Connolly, pictured at left, chose to do their part right away by using the recently installed bike rack at Queener’s Piano Studio.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Both students and members of the public participated in last year’s College of Alameda Business in Cuba program.

College’s Study Abroad Program Open to Students, All Alamedans

Jan 31,2019

The College of Alameda has organized five study-abroad programs this year, which are open to the public: Anthropology in Iceland; Physical Geography in Costa Rica; Art History in Germany; Dance, Intercultural Communications and African-American Studies in Ghana and Anthropology in New Zealand.

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Jose Lima Jr. &nbsp&nbsp The Alameda Hornets men’s basketball team celebrated winning the California Interscholastic Federation Div. II NorCal Regional title March 17, in their home gym.

2018: Island City Sports Year in Review

Dec 24,2018

Alameda natives accomplished many athletic feats in 2018. Here’s part one of a two-part series looking back at some of the great athletic exploits from Alamedans in 2018.  

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Left to right, Bill Sonneman, Alameda Education Foundation president; Vicki Sedlack, Alameda Education Foundation executive director; Dr. Daniel Chin, OD; and Vicky Schiffer, ABB Optical Group account manager celebrate the group’s recent donation to Alameda schools.

AEF Awarded Grant with Help from Optometrist

Dec 20,2018

Thanks to a nomination from local optometrist Dr. Daniel Chin, the Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) will receive a $1,000 grant through ABB Optical Group, one of the nation’s leading distributors of optical products. 

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