The students of Encinal High School had the chance to tour C-SPAN’s award-winning state-of-the-art, 45-foot customized bus Wednesday, April 24, after school. The cable news organization has been touring the nation, visiting schools and performing interviews in all 50 states. That’s right, even Hawaii, which the bus reached with some help from a giant barge.
The Alameda Sun salutes all of Alameda’s 2018 high school graduates! We’re most proud of everyone’s accomplishments. Sun staff thanks Susan Davis of Alameda Unified School District for providing this list of the Class of 2018.
Encinal Junior and Senior High School students and teachers gathered in the KJTZ studio Tuesday morning to celebrate the first birthday of the school’s FM radio station. Students Emani Vaughn, Sean Gorham and Jake Beales marked the occasion by interviewing Alameda Unified School District Superintendent Sean McPhetridge, below. Managed by students, the station is part of a career technical education program in media. Tune in to KJTZ every weekday morning from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 96.1 FM or live at www.encinalradio.com.
The Alameda Sun presents a complete list of Alameda’s graduating seniors in a tribute to their academic accomplishments. Congratulations, Class of 2017!
Alameda High School
Yehya Abuzaid, Christian Aceves, Sierra Adachi, Sarah Adamson, Julian Aguilar, Elma Ahmetspahic, Fahmida Akter, Kyle Alves, Khasbold Amarjargal, Helen An, Bradley Anderson, Logan Anderson, Isaac Appiah, Ryan Ashbaker, Bryan Au.
Last Friday hundreds of students from Alameda High School, Encinal High School, Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), Island High School, Nea, ACLC and St. Joseph Notre Dame High School walked through the streets of Alameda to express their shared concerns about the future.
On Monday evening, Sept. 26, 110 Encinal High School students in Kevin Gorham’s Advanced Placement Government and Politics class convened at Wescafe for dinner and to watch the first presidential debate of the 2016 election. The students watched intently as presidential candidates Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump went at it for 90 minutes.
Students in the Class of 2016 at Encinal High School (EHS) continued a student body tradition this year, just in a slightly different format. Since the mid-1990s graduating seniors at EHS have created tile mosaic murals with tiles designed seperately by each student. This year, around 88 percent of the student body voted to create a tile mural that presented a message from the entire class.
Memorial Day in Alameda has long been commemorated with a ceremony at Veterans Park near the Bay Farm Island Bridge on Veterans Court. The annual ceremony is set for Monday, May 30, at 11 a.m.
This year’s keynote speaker is Patrick Harris who graduated Encinal High School in 1966. Chief Harris retired from public service in 2003, serving as the first chief of staff of the Maritime and Land Security Office of the Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security.
Alameda and Encinal high- schools’ track-and-field athletes competed in the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) championship met Thursday, May 2, and Saturday, May 4, at Hayward High.
Alameda High School (AHS) senior Lauren Lum won the women’s overall 1,600- and 3,200-meter races. She won the women’s overall 1,600-meter meet with a time of 5:08.75. It was her best 1,600-meter time in the 2019 season. Lum won the 3,200-meter meet with a time of 11:17.52. It was also her best 3,200-meter time this season.
The Alameda High School (AHS) softball team defeated the Encinal High School (EHS) team, 13-7, in a high scoring match Monday, April 29, at Lower Washington Park.
The Jets got the scoring started with four runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Hornets quickly responded with two runs in the top of the second and six more in the third inning. The Jets made a rally with a three-run fourth inning to close the deficit to 8-7, but the Hornets thwarted the Jets’ comeback attempt with a five-run sixth inning to put the contest out of reach.