Tag Archives: Helms Middle School

School board candidates discuss charters, nutrition and safety at forum

The moderator asked questions about charter schools, nutritious lunches, school safety and educational inclusion at a forum Tuesday.  

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at school board meeting

Dancers and musicians from local middle and high schools spiced up Wednesday's WCCUSD school board meeting. The students' performances were in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
congressman george miller at richmond high school

Congressman Miller visits Richmond schools

Congressman George Miller (D-Martinez) lobbed a lot of questions Thursday afternoon. But he only got one unanimous answer. “How many of you plan to go to college?” Miller asked about 20 Richmond High School students....

Local author makes it cool to read again

Summer Brenner sits quietly at a coffee shop table amid the rumbling of the city outside and smiles as she gently thumbs through a copy of her 2009 children’s book Richmond Tales: Lost Secrets of...