Schools

Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Peter Murphy is Alameda’s newest Eagle Scout.

Murphy Earns Eagle Scout Badge

Apr 12,2018

Peter Murphy with the Boys Scouts of America — Alameda Council, Troop 1015 earned the organization’s highest rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor held April 8.

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Photos courtesy Alameda Library &nbsp&nbsp Joe-Joe and Kelsey from Conservation Ambassadors showcased wild animals of North America, including this hawk.

Zoo Day at Library Draws Huge Crowd

Apr 05,2018

Local kids jumped at the chance to get up close and personal with a number of animals at Zoo Day hosted by the Alameda Main Library on Saturday, March 24. The visitors included reptiles, raptors and raccoons, among others. 

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AUSD Takes on an Icon

Apr 05,2018

If only it were astonishing that Ash Jones has “been removed from the substitute list” by the Alameda High School (AHS) principal. Having been in public education for more than 22 years, his removal is not astonishing.

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Mayor Trish Spencer

Eggs Scrambled Again

Apr 05,2018

Local children kicked off spring with the Island City tradition known as the Spring Egg Scramble last Saturday. The kids took part in beach exploration, lawn games and arts and crafts in addition to scrambling for eggs.

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High School Hoopsters Compete

Mar 15,2018

 

Alameda Hornets
The Alameda men’s basketball team advanced to the Div. II NorCal regional semifinals due to the strong play of guard Ryan Cibull. 

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Middle School Musicians Perform at Conference

Feb 22,2018

Music directors at Alameda’s public schools nominated middle school musicians to perform during in the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Bay Section winter conference, a two-day professional development seminar for music educators and college students.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The Maya Lin Tree as it appeared prior to its demise on Dec. 16, 2016.

Help Kids Remember Maya Lin Tree

Feb 22,2018

A community fundraiser has been established to replant a coast live oak tree in the playground at Maya Lin School. The tree was felled during a stormy night on Dec. 15, 2016. According to the school’s fundraising page, the tree “was a beloved community landmark and a piece of Alameda history.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Left to right: Red Cross Youth Emily Chau and Michael Chen of Encinal High School and Juliana Cardenas of Alameda High School provided gift wrapping services over the holidays raising $850 for local fire victims.

Red Cross Youth Make a Difference

Feb 15,2018

Alameda’s chapter of the American Red Cross Youth (RCY) has been busy actively supporting community efforts. They packed special Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners for the homebound and delivered them through Meals on Wheels all around the Island.

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