Photo by Marcella Welter  The students at Wood Middle School put Democracy into action during the school’s recent Democratic Education Day.

DEW Day Does it Right

Apr 20,2017

On Friday, March 10, eighth graders at Wood Middle School started the morning with DEW Day. DEW stands for Democratic Education at Wood. It was a unique and engaging experience for us, because it allowed studnts to be in a position in which we could either teach or learn from our peers.

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Courtesy photo  Students like these are looking for host families this summer as they cross cultural boundaries and explore the United States.

Host Families Sought for Foreign Exchange

Apr 06,2017


Families in Alameda can broaden their knowledge of other cultures through hosting a student from Spain this summer. Help build world understanding through sharing of culture language, values and lifestyle with these young people.

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Remembering Solana

Mar 30,2017

A memorial for Solana Henneberry will be held at 2 p.m., this Sunday, April 2, at the Elks Lodge located at 2255 Santa Clara Ave. She died on Feb. 14, after battling a serious illness for more than a year.

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