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Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Scramblin’ for Eggs

Apr 17,2014

The Easter Bunny brought smiles and delight to last Saturday’s Egg Scramble at Crown Beach. The cutest among the “scramblers” were the ankle biters in the “just learning to walk” category, like these children looking for any goodies that the Easter Bunny just might have left behind.

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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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