Tag Archives: Richmond High School

Emotions ran high as students began to proceed down Cutting Blvd. in Richmond. Photo by Angeline Bernabe.

Richmond High students take to the streets to protest Trump’s presidential win

On Wednesday afternoon, one day after Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, a group of Richmond High School seniors walked out of school in protest, marching to City Hall...
Four DACA recipients gathered at Richmond High School to explain to local undocumented students how they can attend college. (photo by Levi Bridges)

Film screening inspires undocumented youth to aim for college

“I told the people in customs that we were just going to Disneyland,” Quezada said. “I guess you could say that I’ve been at Disneyland for over 15 years now.”
Meeting attendees were asked to fill out surveys rating their school facilities (Photo by Marylee Williams).

Parents weigh in on school district spending

West Contra Costa Unified School District holds meetings to hear community input on how the district should allocate $200 million in bond authority to facility construction at old and new school.
As an Ivy League scholar, Magaly Rodriguez was required to attend a tutorial where, among other things, she learned how to blog. (Photo provided by ILC)

Enabled by DACA, Ivy League Connection sends first undocumented student from Richmond to East Coast

Magaly Rodriguez, who came to the U.S. from Mexico when she was an infant, is not a U.S. citizen. To get Rodriguez to Brown University, ILC and university officials had to navigate a web of...
Richmond's Rocha is one of three national scholarship winners. (Photo courtesy of Mailen Rocha)

Contra Costa College student wins scholarship to cover textbook costs

As a second-year student at Contra Costa College, Mailen, 20, spends much of her time thinking about how she will fund her education.
Richmond High students Joel Calderon and Kelly Wong volunteer on a Saturday afternoon and pick up trash around campus. (Photo by Zainab Khan)

Richmond High School students gather to clean up trash and measure campus use of tobacco and marijuana

After examining trash at Richmond High School, student volunteers found evidence that cigarette and marijuana use is at a high level among students, but that there was significantly more cigarette trash than marijuana trash on...
Some 300 people gathered on Richmond's Civic Center Plaza on Wednesday night to mourn the loss of Rodney Frazier, the 16 year old boy who was killed last Friday. (Photo by Bonnie Chan)

Richmond unites in prayer for 16-year-old lost to gunfire

Frazier, a Richmond High School student and basketball player, was killed last Friday in a drive-by shooting outside his family’s home in North Richmond. As the outpouring of grief showed, Frazier’s death touched the community...
Richmond High School football coach Tashaka Merriweather instituted a rigorous tutoring and mentoring program for his team after early problems losing players to grades. (Photo by Knowles Adkisson.)

The long game: Tutoring program helps Richmond players prepare for life after football

Using a tough-love approach, the team's football coach and hard-boiled tutor insist players have a plan for their studies and their future.
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Richmond police commissioner may call for surveys of high school students on relations with police

The Richmond Police Department is interested in having all high school students in the city take an anonymous survey in which they could express their thoughts and feelings about local police.
Richmond High students begin their afternoon at SEAYL with snacks and icebreakers. (Photo by: Zainab Khan)

Little Leaders: Group provides after-school safe space for youth of color

Tucked away in the back corner of Richmond’s Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) center sits a hand-painted poster that reads “SEAYL IS IN.”