Update on Possible High School Merger

Aug 23,2018

The idea of merging Alameda High and Encinal High schools has been raised several times in previous decades. In the spring of 2018, community members, athletic directors and teachers asked for a new review of the concept for two reasons. 

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Alameda Unified School District &nbsp&nbsp Alameda Unified School District’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Mary Otieku takes a moment with two of her current students, Kathleen Tang and Jalyn Kwong.

AUSD Teacher of the Year Goes to Otieku

May 17,2018

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) announced that it has named Mary Otieku as Teacher of the Year. Otieku teaches a combination fourth- and fifth-grade class at Bay Farm School 

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Threats Found at Local Schools

Mar 22,2018


The Alameda Police Department (APD) arrested a suspect who allegedly wrote graffiti on a bathroom wall at Alameda High School (AHS) threatening violence against Muslim students. 

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Elementary School Renaming in Works

Dec 19,2017


Alameda resident Rasheed Shabazz has launched an effort to rename a local elementary school after his research revealed that school’s namesake held racist attitudes towards Africans and Asians.

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