Dark Meat was just inches away from California title
Alameda varsity-level Ultimate Frisbee Team, Dark Meat, lost to Berkeley High 11-10 in the USA Ultimate 2016 California Division I High School State Tournament final on May 8 in Santa Cruz. Dark Meat was just inches away from winning its 10th state championship, but after a hard-fought game against Berkeley, they took second place on a “universe” (tie-breaker) point.
The Kiwanis Club of Alameda recently announced that it has awarded $35,000 in scholarships to five high school students in Alameda. Kiwanis awarded the scholarships based on the students’ submitted applications, their community involvement, educational factors and financial need. Parents and teachers attended a luncheon held at the Elks Club to honor the recipients.
Pictured above, Cheryl Saxton, Kiwanis president, far left, and Jim Franz, Kiwanis past president, far right, flank the scholarship recipients.
I agree with one statement Patti Wilczek, the executive director of the charter management organization for NEA and ACLC) made in her op-ed piece (“Dispelling Charter School Myths,” March 17). There’s evidence of a new trend regarding charters.
Young scientists from the Nea and Alameda Community Learning Centers (ACLC) entered a broad range of projects in the Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair held from March 20 to 22 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.
They entered 35 projects and 19 placed, including five first-place winners, one second-place winner and six third-place winners. Seven projects gained additional recognition, garnering 10 special awards.