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St. Joseph Golf 10 Wins Deep

Apr 17,2014

The St. Joseph men’s golf team notched its tenth win of the year last week against Pinole Valley at the Chuck Corica Golf Course. The Pilots put on an overall team performance with three of its five players shooting in the mid-30s.

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Students like these are looking for an opportunity to stay with a families in the Bay Area. Courtesy photo

Exchange Program Seeks Host Families

Apr 10,2014

Host families are needed in Alameda for 17 more students visiting from Spain this summer. A total of 25 students, ranging in age from 13 to 18, will arrive on Monday, June 30, and depart on Monday, July 28.

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Olivia Woods Encinal High School senior Julian Mendoza works at his desk. He will be heading for MIT in the fall, the first member of his family to attend college.

From the Nailhouse to MIT

Apr 03,2014

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a top- ranked university that students dream of attending. Out of the 18,357 students who applied for admission to the 2014 freshman class, the Institute admitted 1,419 students, pegging the admission rate at 7.7 percent.

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Student Speeches to be Awarded

Mar 20,2014

Alameda students in grades nine through 12 who have written speeches with the theme: “Celebrating the Legacy of Nelson Mandela” will receive cash awards for their efforts Saturday, March 22, noon to 2 p.m. at the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St.

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LWV Presents AUSD Forum

Mar 20,2014

The League of Women Voters of Alameda are sponsoring an evening with Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board President Margie Sherratt and Superintendent Kirsten Vital.

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Photo by Randy Rentschler Left to right, Marissa Murphy of St. Joseph Notre Dame High, Marisa Woo of Alameda High and Emily Rentschler of Encinal High are joining forces to create an opportunity to purchase affordable prom dresses.

High Schools Announce 2014 Prom Dress Sale

Mar 06,2014

While Alameda’s local schools are friendly rivals for sure, the class presidents representing the student leadership of Alameda, Encinal and St. Joseph high schools have teamed up to hold an affordable prom dress sale.

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Alameda High Students Form Recycle Non Profit

Feb 27,2014

As Emmett Kaake wandered the halls of Alameda High School with his good friend Fischer Davis one day, they joked around about creating a recycling club. What started as a joke turned into a real passion.

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School District under Fire

Feb 20,2014

The Alameda Sun received reports last week from parents and teachers about a pair of incidents that involved the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD). The first involved a memorandum sent to teachers on the heels of the Feb. 11 gas leak at Encinal High School (EHS).

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