The Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) recently announced the election of Ximena de la Rossi, Kelly Scott and Angie Watson-Hajjem to its board of directors. They will serve three-year terms beginning in July.

“Ximena, Kelly and Angie are all active in their school communities and committed to supporting AEF in its mission,” said AEF president Bill Sonneman.


The Alameda Main Library has many events coming up this summer for young people in Alameda.


The Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) recently presented the 2017 Jack Capon award. The award is given to eighth graders who participate in AEF’s Middle School Sports program. The foundation bases the awards on sportsmanship, academic achievement and being a caring, committed team member. AEF congratulates the following student-athletes:


Girls from the Alameda Brownies Troop 31593 donated $1,500 in proceeds from their Girl Scout cookie sales to the East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) during a visit and tour on April 22.


Iraqui native Fudhah Al khafaji celebrated her graduation day at the College of Alameda in a special way. She addressed her fellow graduates, the faculty and staff and families and guests as valedictorian. 

Fudhah received her associate of science degree in biology and plans to continue her studies in the fall. She is not yet certain which of the seven schools that have accepted her she will attend. She plans to major in chemical biology or biochemistry.