Deirdre Araujo &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Incoming Senior, Ozi Amuzie, left, poses for a photo with Gisele Araujo. Araujo will be taking on the role of business manager on the Associated Student Body (ASB) in the upcoming school year, while Amuzie will be taking over as ASB president.

SJND Student at Leadership Conference

Jun 08,2017


Gisele Araujo, St. Joseph Notre Dame High School, Class of 2019, represented the school at the annual EDGE Youth Leadership Conference held May 26 to 28 at the University of California Berkeley’s Clark Kerr Campus.

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Courtesy photos &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Scholarship photo: Kiwanis scholarship winners pictured from left to right are Elizabeth McDonough, Alameda High School; Madelyn LaFollette, St. Joseph Notre Dame; Julian Aguilar,  Helen An and Jason Chen, Alameda High School; and Bethany Kharrazi, Alameda Community Learning Center. The students and their families were honored at an awards dinner with the Kiwanis Club.

Kiwanis Awards Scholarships, Certificates

Jun 01,2017


The Alameda Kiwanis Foundation recently awarded scholarships to six high school seniors and eight middle-school students.  The foundation bases its scholarship awards on academics, character, community involvement and leadership. 

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Robin Seeley &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Thanks to their golden brown mini-strudels, Roan, Leila and Mirabelle will never  confuse Austria with Australia and fully appreciate that “toaster strudel” and Austrian Apfelstrudel are two very different things.

Academy Kids Plunge into Apple Whirlpool

May 25,2017


When I returned from a college trip to Austria in 1974, I got some surprising questions. Several people wanted to know how I’d liked it “down under.” Others asked whether Aussies really eat vegamite sandwiches! 

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Courtesy photo  Don’t miss the EHS band in all its finery this weekend.

Encinal High Hosts Extravaganza of Bands

May 18,2017


The music department of Encinal High School (EHS) will present the 22nd annual Extravaganza of Bands this Saturday, May 20. The school expects to host 15 visiting bands and more than 1,000 musicians and spectators. 

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Students Need Help to Compete in DI

May 11,2017


What’s the result when five high-achieving and highly motivated kids are mixed with some project-management, improvisation and a dash of theatrics and placed in an international contest testing teamwork, innovation, and sagacity? 

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Courtesy photo   Members of the Brainiac Bears who will compete in Tennessee later this month are: Mashood Khatri, Owen Dowell, Alexandra Mills, Alexandra Gunning, Emma Lai and Jimena Jimenez Rodriguez. Not pictured are team managers Megan Mills and Jen Dowell.

Gearing up for Global Finals

May 04,2017


Earhart Elementary students need help with travel costs

Six Amelia Earhart Elementary students have advanced to the 2017 Destination Imagination (DI) Global Finals competition in Knoxville, Tenn., scheduled for May 24 through 27. 

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