El Cerrito Wire

Front   Calendar   Links   Archive   Contact


You may be able to locate additional articles by using the search function.

  El Cerrito   [Schools ]   Regional   History   Lifestyle   Opinion   Election  

11/28/2010 : School Matters (column by Wire editor) on El Cerrito Patch

11/10/2010 : Schools column: Report cards have changed and hopefully will change again (posted on Patch)

11/04/2010 : Schools column: What PTA is really for (posted on Patch)

10/20/2010 : Making social studies relevant (by Wire editor, posted on Patch)

10/10/2010 : Independent schools fair Oct. 12

10/07/2010 : 10 Things You Should Know About How Schools Have Changed (written by Wire editor, posted on Patch)

10/02/2010 : Packet for Oct. 6 school board meeting

08/16/2010 : 2010 STAR test results

08/13/2010 : Packet for Aug. 18 school board meeting

08/05/2010 : History tour of El Cerrito High Sept. 25

07/25/2010 : Packet for July 28 school board meeting

07/02/2010 : Packet for July 7 school board meeting

06/29/2010 : 2010-11 school district calendar

06/18/2010 : Packet for June 22 school board meeting

06/08/2010 : Contra Costa County June 8 election results

05/31/2010 : June 2 school board meeting packet

05/08/2010 : Packet for May 12 school board meeting

04/24/2010 : Packet for April 28 School Board meeting

04/20/2010 : El Cerrito Preschool Coop Open House April 24

04/10/2010 : Packet for April 14 school board meeting

03/30/2010 : School board special meeting March 31 on daytime curfew

03/21/2010 : Class size on agenda for March 24 school board meeting

03/01/2010 : Skytown Preschool Open House March 27

02/14/2010 : Manzanita school fundraiser March 20

02/06/2010 : Portola temporary site before school board Feb.10

01/15/2010 : Portola temporary campus on Jan. 20 school board meeting agenda

01/08/2010 : Meetings Jan. 12-14 on temporary Portola relocation plans

01/07/2010 : Board leaning toward temporarily dispersing Portola students to various sites, seeks input

01/06/2010 : Fairmont kindergarten tour Jan. 14

Jan. 6 school board - temporarary Portola campus

12/20/2009 : Manzanita Charter Middle School Information Night Jan. 20

12/16/2009 : Dec. 16 press release from Portola PTSA

12/14/2009 : Board to vote Dec. 15 on ratifying tentative agreement with teachers

Teachers ratify contract by 8-vote margin

12/12/2009 : Teachers reach new tentative agreement; vote Dec. 14

12/11/2009 : Police report Dec. 10 sexual assault on Portola campus, 14-year-old arrested

12/08/2009 : Council, school board meet Dec. 14 to discuss Portola

12/06/2009 : Packet for Dec. 9 school board meeting

11/22/2009 : Fairmont kindergarten tour Dec. 2

11/14/2009 : Packet for Nov. 18 school board meeting

11/06/2009 : Teachers ratify contract

10/25/2009 : Manzanita School "Day of the Dead Festival" Oct. 31

10/18/2009 : Packet for Oct. 21 school board, bond committee meeting

10/04/2009 : Packet for Oct. 7 school board meeting

09/19/2009 : Garden coordinator job open at Madera

09/12/2009 : Packet for Sept. 16 school board meeting

09/08/2009 : Superintendent, union rep at Sept. 22 Democratic Club meeting

08/29/2009 : Packet for Sept. 2 school board meeting

08/20/2009 : Teachers vote to allow leadership to call strike (links to West County Times)

08/19/2009 : 2009 STAR test results

08/16/2009 : County offers swine flu information for parents, students

School begins Aug. 25 (links to school district calendar)

08/14/2009 : Portola temporary relocation on Aug. 19 school board agenda

07/24/2009 : Packet for July 29 school board meeting

07/15/2009 : Superintendent's message: Information challenges and commitments

07/03/2009 : Free SAT workshop at El Cerrito Library July 14

Class size, benefits, Fairmont expansion, more on July 8 school board agenda

Fairmount School expansion mitigated negative declaration

06/29/2009 : Berkeley High Class of '84 reunion July 3

06/28/2009 : Voiceover class July 16

06/22/2009 : El Cerrito High student selected for Earthwatch expedition to Virgin Islands

06/19/2009 : Libraries offer art contest for middle, high school students

Packet for June 24 school board meeting

06/13/2009 : Superintendent's message: Summer a time to learn

05/30/2009 : Packet for June 3 school board meeting

05/25/2009 : Scholarship honors El Cerrito pioneer of gay studies

"Cazadero Poetry Guy” teaching workshops for middle schoolers

05/17/2009 : May 19 school board - Hercules council meeting

Packet for May 20 school board meeting

05/10/2009 : Packet for May 11 school board meeting - final teacher layoff list

05/01/2009 : Packet for May 6 school board meeting

04/29/2009 : Castro School farewell party May 30

04/25/2009 : El Cerrito student wins Anne Ford Scholarship

04/18/2009 : School district town hall meeting April 25

04/17/2009 : Class size, non-teaching layoffs on agenda for April 22 school board meeting

04/15/2009 : Cal Day April 18

04/12/2009 : El Cerrito Preschool Coop Open House April 25

04/05/2009 : Special Needs Transition Fair April 25

04/03/2009 : Class size, non-teaching layoffs on April 6 school board agenda

03/29/2009 : Fairmont School kindergarten tour April 1

03/27/2009 : April 1 school board packet - possible K-3 class size increases, non-teaching layoffs

03/14/2009 : Packet for March 18 school board meeting

03/07/2009 : Portola Jazz Explosion March 19

Harding custodian honored for making a difference

03/01/2009 : "A Raisin in the Sun" March 4-7 at Contra Costa College

El Cerrito High Casino Night March 28/bid online

02/27/2009 : Packet for March 2 council meeting

Packet for March 4 school board meeting - budget cuts, Castro student reassignment

02/26/2009 : El Cerrito High grand opening Feb. 27, 28

02/20/2009 : State schools chief's statement on budget impact on education

02/08/2009 : Packet for Feb. 11 school board meeting on school closure (at Richmond Auditorium)

01/30/2009 : School board meeting (at Pinole Valley High) Feb. 4

School board workshop on school closure Feb. 2

01/28/2009 : Cookies/cookie dough sold through El Cerrito High on recall list

01/27/2009 : Jan. 29 meeting on school closure

Jan. 27 report, recommendations on school closure

ECHS jazz ensemble wins award

Jan. 27 meeting on school closure

01/19/2009 : Jan. 21 school board meeting packet

01/02/2009 : Superintendent's January message: Balanced approach to financial survival

12/31/2008 : Packet for Jan. 7 school board meeting

12/30/2008 : Dec. 23 school district e-newsletter

12/18/2008 : List of schools being considered for closure posted (right column)

12/09/2008 : School closure presentation Dec. 11

12/07/2008 : Packet for Dec. 10 school board meeting (school closure, new members, Castro EIR)

Superintendent's December message

Dec. 5 school district e-newsletter

11/17/2008 : Gaucho championship game moved to Nov. 21

Fairmont kindergarten tours Dec. 4 and Jan. 14

Crespi-El Cerrito High-De Anza 1989-92 reunion Nov. 28

11/15/2008 : Packet for Nov. 19 school board meeting

11/14/2008 : School district budget and school closure information

11/09/2008 : Oct. 31 school district e-newsletter

Bookstore shopping to benefit ECHS music

11/08/2008 : School closure process subject of Nov. 12 study session

10/26/2008 : School district annual report

School district honors community partners

Oct. 21 school district e-newsletter

Phantom of the Opera interactive haunted house at CCC Oct. 29-31

Portola information night Nov. 13

10/19/2008 : Portola Harvest Festival Oct. 20-30

10/12/2008 : Portola Halloween concert Oct. 23

Oct. 8 school district e-newsletter

Portion of book store sales Nov. 9 benefit Portola

10/10/2008 : Castro School fall festival Oct. 25

10/09/2008 : School board candidate forum Oct. 22

10/07/2008 : Public meeting Oct. 11 on Portola-Castro move environmental impact report

10/05/2008 : School superintendent's October message: Promises kept

09/28/2008 : Draft environmental report for Portola-to-Castro School move (Very large file!)Volume I

Draft environmental report for Portola-to-Castro School move (Very large file!)Volume II (Appendices)

09/27/2008 : Fall 2008 WCCUSD Reporter

Packet for Oct. 1 school board meeting

Sept. 26 school district e-newsletter

09/21/2008 : School board candidate forums Oct. 8, 22

Portola Back to School Night Sept. 25

09/14/2008 : Portola Garden Work Day Sept. 20

El Cerrito High "Old with the New" event Sept. 27

Sept. 12 school district e-newsletter

09/07/2008 : Superintendent's September message: Messages to Young People

08/23/2008 : Harding kindergarten orientation Aug. 25

Kindergarten potluck Aug. 24 at Harding

08/15/2008 : Democratic Club forum Sept. 6 for schools, parks, transit candidates

08/12/2008 : Harding School news

08/03/2008 : Superintendent's August message: College and career

07/15/2008 : Harding potluck for kindergarten families July 27, Aug. 24

07/08/2008 : Packet for July 9 school board meeting

07/07/2008 : Superintendent's July message: A time to learn

06/29/2008 : June 25 school district e-newsletter

Voice-over class July 22

Portola orientation Aug. 11-13 (corrected Aug. 3)

06/22/2008 : "Ivy League Connection" students head off to Cornell University

Superintendent's June message: Wicked problems

06/19/2008 : UC Berkeley website article on Jeopardy winner Larissa Kelly

06/15/2008 : Summer resource guide from school district online

Updated school accountability reports available

Acrobats perform at Castro

06/07/2008 : School bond oversight committee members sought

06/06/2008 : May 29 school district e-newsletter

06/03/2008 : Parcel tax, Castro student reassignment on June 4 school board agenda

05/27/2008 : Castro School carnival Saturday, May 31

05/24/2008 : Proposed plan for transferring Castro students

05/23/2008 : El Cerrito High, Portola bands perform at Yoshi's June 2

05/19/2008 : May 19 school district e-newsletter

Harding School news

05/18/2008 : Yard sale June 7 to benefit preschool

05/16/2008 : Packet for May 21 school board meeting

05/15/2008 : Day at the Races fundraiser May 26

May 12 school district e-newsletter

05/12/2008 : County asks health care providers to be on look out for whooping cough

05/09/2008 : El Sobrante private school closed May 9 to control whooping cough outbreak

05/06/2008 : Packet for May 7 school board meeting

05/05/2008 : Preschool silent auction May 10

05/03/2008 : May 2 school district e-newsletter

05/01/2008 : Superintendent's May message: Teachers matter

04/26/2008 : April 25 school district e-newsletter

04/20/2008 : E-recycling at Windrush April 24

April 18 school district e-newsletter

04/17/2008 : Windrush hosts program on Green Building April 23

04/14/2008 : Portola fundraiser April 21 at Dream Dinners

Packet for April 16 school board meeting

04/07/2008 : Crespi students now scheduled to return Thursday, April 10

04/06/2008 : Superintendent's April message: Preparing students for what comes next

Health department podcast on school food safety

April 4 school district e-newsletter

04/05/2008 : Fire closes Crespi Middle School in El Sobrante for April 7 and 8

03/28/2008 : Packet for April 2 school board meeting

WCCUSD Reporter (quarterly newsletter)

March 28 school district e-newsletter

Castro School renovation March 10 scoping session presentation

03/23/2008 : Upcoming Watershed Project seminars for public, teachers

March 21 school district e-newsletter

03/16/2008 : March 14 school district e-newsletter

03/11/2008 : Harding School news

03/09/2008 : Portola's Jazz Explosion March 20

Superintendent's March message: Listening to the community

Solar cooking workshop April 12 at Fairmont School

School budget hearings continue March 11-13

School district 08-09 calendar

March 7 school district e-newsletter

03/07/2008 : Initial study on converting Castro to a middle school

02/29/2008 : Packet for March 5 school board meeting

02/19/2008 : Book fundraiser nets more than $2,000

Feb. 15 school district e-newsletter

02/16/2008 : High school casino night benefit March 15

02/10/2008 : Feb. 8 school district e-newsletter

El Cerrito High book club meets Feb. 25 at 5 pm (Time change!)

02/02/2008 : Feb. 9 book sales to benefit Portola

01/27/2008 : Jan. 25 school district e-newsletter

01/25/2008 : Jan. 24 letter to Castro families (school expected to stay open for 2008-09)

01/23/2008 : Packet for Jan. 23 school board meeting (Castro closure timeline on agenda)

01/21/2008 : Portola information night Jan. 24

Portola band dinner and show Feb. 2

Jan. 18 school district e-newsletter

01/18/2008 : Superintendent recommends keeping Castro open another school year

01/17/2008 : Portola relocation/Castro closure information

01/13/2008 : Child temperament program Jan. 30 (Revised Jan. 17)

01/12/2008 : Jan. 11 school district e-newsletter

01/05/2008 : Windrush admissions information night Jan. 10

01/04/2008 : Packet for Jan. 9 school board meeting

Services for high school clerk Jan. 9

01/02/2008 : Superintendent's January message: The Public School Advantage

12/28/2007 : Statement from trustee on school district finances

Dec. 21 school district e-newsletter

12/18/2007 : El Cerrito High book club Jan. 24

12/15/2007 : Portola concert Dec. 18

Dec. 13 school district e-newsletter

12/09/2007 : Superintendent's December message: Achievement Gap

12/02/2007 : Breakfast now served at Castro School at 8 am!

11/26/2007 : Dec. 1 and 2 event benefits West County Reads

11/22/2007 : Library offers winter children's reading program

Packet for Nov. 28 school board meeting

11/08/2007 : School district announcement on Castro selection for middle school

Nov. 8 letter to Castro families about school closure

11/07/2007 : School board votes to relocate middle school to Castro site

11/03/2007 : Nov. 2 school district e-newsletter

El Cerrito Preschool Coop Open House Nov. 17

10/28/2007 : Nov. 3 workshop on school gardens

Special school board meeting Nov. 1

Oct. 26 school district e-newsletter

10/21/2007 : Oct. 18 school district e-newsletter

El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 22

10/14/2007 : "From Seed to Supper" at Windrush Oct. 24

Oct. 11 school district e-newsletter

Halloween event Oct. 19 at Fairmont School

Portola Halloween concert Oct. 25

10/07/2007 : School board meets Oct. 11

Superintendent's October message

09/29/2007 : School district email changing format

09/23/2007 : Sept. 21 school district newsletter

Recalled lunch boxes, other lead poisoning information

09/16/2007 : Sept. 14 school district e-newsletter

Fairmont safety meeting Oct. 1

09/11/2007 : School superintendent to speak at Sept. 25 Democratic Club meeting

09/09/2007 : Sept. 7 school district e-newsletter

09/03/2007 : Superintendent's September message: You can do it!

Special school board meeting on failure of Measure G Sept. 5

08/29/2007 : Schools parcel tax fails

08/25/2007 : Teachers, union reach tentative agreement

08/21/2007 : Adoptee class begins Sept. 4

"Brunch with the Bands" Sept. 23 benefits El Cerrito High music program

Children's literature talk Sept. 10 at Kensington library

08/19/2007 : Watershed Project announces new teacher workshops

School district announcement on latest test scores

Aug. 17 school district e-newsletter

08/01/2007 : Portola orientation Aug. 13-15

07/22/2007 : July 20 school district e-newsletter

07/15/2007 : El Cerrito High registration Aug. 17-21; volunteers needed

07/08/2007 : Car wash July 14 to benefit ECHS Color Guard

07/06/2007 : July 6 school district e-weekly

School superintendent's July method

Meeting July 25 on Portola School relocation

06/25/2007 : June 22 school district newsletter

06/10/2007 : ELECTION: School parcel tax renewal supporters post website

06/03/2007 : Packet for June 6 school board meeting

June message from superintendent: Summer a time to learn

05/26/2007 : OPINION: Opponents to middle school at Fairmont post website

May 24 school district e-newsletter

El Cerrito High week of May 28

05/13/2007 : High school activitists celebrated at Y Fest May 20 in SF

Preschool science fair May 19 at Kensington Nursery School

05/08/2007 : Harding School news

05/07/2007 : May message from school's superintendent

May 4 school district e-newsletter

Portola School calendar May 7-12

"Green and White - The Gaucho Story" May 18

05/02/2007 : Castro School Carnival May 5

04/30/2007 : El Cerrito High Jazz Ensemble takes first in division at Reno

Fairmont School rummage sale May 12

04/22/2007 : Early Learners Fair April 28 at Kennedy

Agenda for April 25 school board meeting

04/20/2007 : Update on Portola, Fairmont school changes

04/13/2007 : April 13 school district e-newsletter

04/12/2007 : 2007-2008 school calendar

April message from school superintendent

April 6 school district e-newsletter

School district performance evaluation, educational audit

School district budget update (April 4 school board meeting)

04/01/2007 : Proposal to relocate Portola to Fairmont site before board April 4

Teaching Excellence Awards May 19

03/25/2007 : Fairmont School North African music event April 21

March 23 school district e-newsletter

El Cerrito High events week of March 26

03/18/2007 : City honors Susan Wittenberg

Raising media savvy kids event at Windrush March 22

Packet for March 21 school board meeting

03/12/2007 : Superintendent's March message: inclusive practices

Portola Jazz Explosion VII March 22

March 6 school district e-newsletter

Casino night ECHS fundraiser April 21

El Cerrito High calendar week of March 12

Harding School News (March 12)

03/05/2007 : Harding School news

packet for March 7 school board meeting

03/04/2007 : Scholarship program March 4

02/19/2007 : "Motherland" play March 1-3 at Contra Costa College

School board safety/uniform workshop Feb. 28

El Cerrito High information night Feb. 27

Feb. 16. school district e-newsletter

02/11/2007 : Feb. 9 school district e-newsletter

02/04/2007 : Recycled materials art show at Fairmont March 2-3

Superintendent's message: Black History Month, Multicultural Education and the Achievement Gap

Packet for Feb. 7 school board meeting

El Cerrito High calendar week of Feb. 5

01/29/2007 : Meeting Jan. 30 about Portola relocation

01/28/2007 : Jan. 25 school district e-newsletter

01/21/2007 : Winter reading program at library

Nominations accepted through Feb. 2 for teaching excellence, volunteer awards

Class of 1973 reaches out to classmates with website

El Cerrito High calendar week of Jan. 22

01/15/2007 : Packet for Jan. 17 school board meeting (includes Portola relocation)

01/07/2007 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hard choices, good choices?

01/06/2007 : El Cerrito High archiving meeting Jan. 18

01/05/2007 : Superintendent's message: Hard choices

Parent education program on Internet safety Jan. 22

01/02/2007 : Packet for Jan. 3 school board meeting

12/20/2006 : Portola middle school relocation information

12/17/2006 : Dec. 14 school district e-newsletter

12/10/2006 : Dec. 7 school district e-newsletter

Kindergarten registration, intradistrict transfer application begins in January

Ed Fund grant recipients announced

El Cerrito High calendar week fo Dec. 11

12/03/2006 : Nov. 30 school district e-newsletter

School Superintendent's Decemember message: Through the Cracks

ECHS girls' soccer schedule

El Cerrito High calendar

Packet for Dec. 6 school board meeting

11/28/2006 : Nov. 21 school district e-newsletter

Madera kindergarten tours Dec. 5, 12 and 18

11/19/2006 : Nov. 16 school district e-newsletter

11/12/2006 : Fairmont kindergarten tour Nov. 29 and Dec. 7

Holiday book drive at Barnes and Noble

Packet for Nov. 15 school board packet

El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 13

11/07/2006 : Contra Costa County election results

11/05/2006 : Packet for Nov. 8 school board meeting

School district Nov. 2 e-newsletter

10/29/2006 : Oct. 26 school district e-newsletter

Packet for special school board meeting Oct. 30

10/22/2006 : El Cerrito High book club meets Nov. 16

Mountaineer/author Arlene Blum at Windrush Nov. 8

Nurservy school, church offer Halloween on the Hillside Oct. 31

Oct. 19 school district newsletter

El Cerriot High events, Week of Oct. 23

10/15/2006 : St. Jerome School information night Nov. 8

Richmond Pumpkin Festival through Oct. 22

El Cerrito High calendar, including homecoming events

Packet for Oct. `18 school board meeting

10/12/2006 : Rummage sale at Manzanita Oct. 14

10/08/2006 : School site council training through Oct. 27

Oct. 5 school district e-newsletter

El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 9

10/04/2006 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Outgoing school board member Karen Fenton

Superintendent's message: Why I support uniforms

10/02/2006 : El Cerrito High calendar, week of Oct. 2

09/30/2006 : Packet for Oct. 4 school board meeting

09/24/2006 : Workshop Oct. 4 on preserving childhood memories

El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 25

09/21/2006 : Two 13-year-olds arrested for threatening 9 year olds with knives

09/17/2006 : School board candidate forums Oct. 11, 25, 28

California High School Proficiency Examination information

El Cerrito High Weekly Bulletin - Week of Sept. 18

09/15/2006 : Packet for Sept. 20 school board meeting

09/11/2006 : School board election information from Bayside Council of PTAs

09/03/2006 : SAT help at library Sept. 28

Sept. 6 school board meeting agenda

08/27/2006 : School begins Aug. 28 - link to full school year calendar

School uniform information for West Contra Costa

08/25/2006 : Message from the WCCUSD superintendent

08/18/2006 : Democratic Club forum for school board candidates Aug. 22

08/17/2006 : Aug. 17 school district e-newsletter

08/16/2006 : Agenda for Aug. 16 school board meeting

07/09/2006 : Upcoming Watershed Project workshops

07/07/2006 : Agenda for July 12 school board meeting

06/27/2006 : School district has new phone number, changing some email addresses

06/25/2006 : Packet for June 28 school board meeting

Three ECHS students participate in Summer at Penn

Sistaz Exchange July 15

06/11/2006 : Packet for June 14 school board meeting

06/04/2006 : Albany High '70s classes reunions June 30, July 1

El Cerrito High students to participate in Brown University program

05/28/2006 : West Contra Costa teachers of the year selected

May 25 school district e-newsletter

05/21/2006 : Board makes appointments for coming school year

May 18 school district e-newsletter

05/15/2006 : School board member Karen Pfeifer on K-8 schools

Packet for May 17 school board meeting

05/14/2006 : School district e-newsletter for May 11

05/04/2006 : Fairmont School rummage sale May 13

04/30/2006 : "Out of the Shadow" to be shown May 23 in the Albany

April 27 school district e-newsletter

Packet for May 3 school board meeting

04/26/2006 : School board selects new superintendent

04/25/2006 : School district settlement on suspensions

04/21/2006 : Board meeting, new superintendent reception April 26

04/17/2006 : April 13 school district e-newsletter

04/09/2006 : GUEST OPINION from school board member Karen Pfeifer: Why I oppose diploma resolution

Packet for April 10 school board meeting

04/02/2006 : Packet for April 5 school board meeting

03/30/2006 : School district e-newsletter for March 30

03/22/2006 : Latest API data for WCCUSD

03/19/2006 : School district 2006-07 calendar now available

March 16 school district e-newsletter

03/13/2006 : March 9 school district e-newsletter

Fairmont receives "Bright Ideas" grant

03/11/2006 : Workshop March 13 on school superintendent selection

03/03/2006 : Middle College High School applications available

March 2 school district e-newsletter

02/19/2006 : Schoool district parent conference March 11

Enrollment information for El Cerrito High incoming 9th graders

Feb. 16 school district e-newsletter

Packet for March 1 school board meeting

02/05/2006 : Fairmont kindergarten tours Feb. 15, March 7

02/03/2006 : El Cerrito High Class of '76 reunion tentatively set for Aug. 26

Feb. 2 school district e-newsletter

Packet for Feb. 8 school board meeting

02/02/2006 : Castro library reopening celebration Feb. 9

01/29/2006 : Jan. 26 school district e-newsletter

Upcoming events at Mira Vista Elementary School

El Cerrito PreSchool Coop Open House Feb. 4

Packet for school board meeting Feb. 1

Sistaz N Motion mixed Feb. 11

Teaching courses available at Contra Costa College

01/25/2006 : St. Jerome open house Jan. 29

El Cerrito High information night Feb. 8

District offers school site council training

01/22/2006 : Jan 19 school district e-newsletter

01/14/2006 : Fairmont kindergarten tours Jan. 19 and 25

Emergency preparedness grants available

Packet for Jan. 18 school board meeting

Jan. 12 school district e-newsletter

El Cerrito couple tell students of internment experience (Oakland Tribune)

01/06/2006 : State schools chief holds firm on high school exit exam

01/05/2006 : Jan. 5 school district e-newsletter

Meetings Jan. 18-20 to collect input on superintendent

12/30/2005 : Intradistrict transfers accepted through Jan. 31

School board meeting Jan. 4

12/29/2005 : Dec. 21 school district e-newsletter

First wave of Measure J schools, including Castro, approaches design phase

12/20/2005 : June 19 golf tournament will benefit school district sports programs

Pageturners meet Jan. 18

12/11/2005 : Dec. 8 school district e-newsletter

Packet for Dec. 14 school board meeting

11/19/2005 : Book fundraiser for girls basketball

Crab feed benefits girls basketball team

School board approves new wave of construction

11/13/2005 : Nov. 10 district e-newsletter

Upcoming events Portola School

11/05/2005 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: PS….I forgot to mention the New Bankruptcy

10/29/2005 : Packet for Nov. 2 school board meeting

Oct. 27 school district e-newsletter

10/23/2005 : Oct. 20 WCCUSD e-newsletter

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote no on Measure J Nov. 8

10/04/2005 : St. Jerome kindergarten information night Nov. 2

10/03/2005 : School Site Council training through Nov. 1

Creek workshop Oct. 15 for educators

Packet for school board meeting

09/29/2005 : Sept. 29 e-weekly

Two booked into juvenile hall in connection with gun at high school

09/24/2005 : Chung Mei home subject of Oct. 16 Historical Society meeting

09/23/2005 : Packet for school board meeting Sept. 28

09/20/2005 : Watershed Project Workshops

09/19/2005 : Sept. 15 school district newsletter

Contra Costa schools encouraged to participate in Shelter-in-Place drill

09/15/2005 : County committee denies Hercules secession petition

09/10/2005 : West Contra Costa API results

09/09/2005 : Sept. 8 school district newsletter

Hilltop School homecoming Sept. 24

09/06/2005 : Fundraiser Sept. 17 for Castro library

09/03/2005 : School district scores increase

09/02/2005 : Packet for Sept. 7 school board meeting

08/26/2005 : Aug. 25 school district e-newsletter

Portola school news

08/24/2005 : School district mourns loss of driver Terence Martin

08/19/2005 : Aug. 19 school district newsletter

School board Aug. 22 to consider turning over police services to sheriff

08/16/2005 : Human Relations Commission shares information about race in our community

Agenda, Packet for Aug. 17 school board meeting

STAR test results

Positive school safety plan moves forward; training Aug. 18

08/12/2005 : Aug. 12 school district e-newsletter

08/02/2005 : Fund set up for teachers affected by Aug. 1 Coronado school fire

07/29/2005 : Packet for Aug. 3 school board meeting

07/26/2005 : Ed Fund fundraiser Sept. 18

07/16/2005 : Information on school bond measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School board resolution authorizing November bond election

New AC Transit fares take effect Sept. 6

Report from July 13 school board meeting

07/08/2005 : Packet for July 13 school board meeting

06/28/2005 : Report from June 27 school board meetintg

Dr. LeBlanc named interim superintendent

School district receives grant for pre-Algebra intervention program

06/24/2005 : June 27 school board meeting agendas and packets

06/23/2005 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Consider Herb Cole for interim superintendent

06/22/2005 : Street Tech classes begin July 18

High school flag squad tryouts Aug. 10-12

06/16/2005 : Superintendent Johnston to leave district Aug. 15 for post at National University

06/10/2005 : Packet for June 15 school board meeting

06/05/2005 : Castro School news

Packet for special school board meeting June 8

Portola calendar of events

06/03/2005 : June 2 school district e-newsletter

05/28/2005 : Women and computing program June 2 at Contra Costa College

Portola events week of May 30

WCCUSD weekly e-newsletter

School board meets June 1

05/22/2005 : Challenge of learning to read subject of free June 18 seminar

May 19 school district e-newsletter

05/15/2005 : Gaucho Corral (PTSA newsletter) winter '05

Gaucho Corral (PTSA newsletter) Spring '05

Gaucho Corral (high school PTSA newsletter) Fall '04

May 12 school district e-newsletter

Forums on school district future May 25

05/14/2005 : May 18 school board meeting packet

Portola Middle School upcoming events

05/10/2005 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ECHS hasn't been identified as most seismically vulnerable

05/09/2005 : Former teachers, students sought for Sept. 24 Kensington Hilltop school opening

05/07/2005 : May 5 school district e-newsletter

Agenda for Change school meeting May 11

May 14 banquet, other Ed. Fund news

El Cerrito High "Before the Wrecking Ball" celebration May 13-15 (revised May 15)

Packet for May 11 school board meeting

05/03/2005 : School district golf fundraiser June 27

English learners ceremony May 19

School district announcement on No Child Left Behind

Packet for May 4 school board meeting

School construction updates

April 28 school district e-weekly

04/26/2005 : Elderhostel program May 9 at Kensington library

School district announces teachers of the year

Harding Variety Show May 6

04/25/2005 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: El Cerrito High could have been saved

04/24/2005 : Portola School calendar week of April 25

Packet for April 27 school board study session on safety

Packet for April 25 school board meeting on ECHS demolition contract

April 22 school district e-newsletter

04/23/2005 : Fire guts Castro Elementary School library (revised April 28)

04/21/2005 : Three-day El Cerrito High alumni cruise set for Oct. 7

04/08/2005 : Castro, Adams teachers among six honored by Ed Fund

Harding Open House April 21

Facts about WCCUSD budget

School district report from April 6 meeting

April 8 school distrit e-newsletter

Casino night April 9 to benefit El Cerrito High

04/03/2005 : Portola events week of April 4

03/31/2005 : March 25 school district e-newsletter

03/21/2005 : Portola School events week of March 21

El Cerrito High book club meets April 27

03/20/2005 : March 23 joint meeting school board, Pinole council

School district fiscal forecast

03/13/2005 : El Cerrito High book club meets March 16

Free homework help at San Pablo library

Free symphony day April 23 in Richmond

Applications being accepted for Middle College High School

Portola calendar week of March 14

Packet for March 16 school board meeting

School packet - item E9

School construction report

March 11 school district e-newsletter

03/04/2005 : March 7 school board meeting packet

Report from March 2 school board meeting

Portola School week of March 7

Upcoming events at Castro Elementary School

02/27/2005 : Portola School calendar week of Feb. 28

02/25/2005 : Harding Goes Hollywood auction March 12

Harding kindergarten information program March 9

02/22/2005 : Former West County teacher releases romance novel

School district reports API gains

Feb. 18 school district e-newsletter

Bayside Council of PTAs meets Feb. 28

Meeting Feb. 23 on high school language arts curriculum, UC requirements

Packet for March 2 school board meeting

Benefit concert Feb. 26 at the Sweetwater for elementary music program

02/14/2005 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Feb. 14

02/13/2005 : SAT information program March 19 in San Pablo

Portola School calendar week of Feb. 14

Feb. 12 school district newsletter

Packet for Feb. 15 school board meeting

Packet for Feb. 14 school board meeting

School construction report

School construction report

02/09/2005 : Exchange Club crab feed Feb. 26 benefits high school athletics

Manzanita School yard sale March 12

02/06/2005 : Deadline Feb. 28 for program for highly motivated students

League of Women Voters discusses education Feb. 15

Feb. 4 school district newsletter

Feb. 9 school board packet

Addendum to Feb. 9 school board packet

Special school board budget session Feb. 7

Feb. 9 ECHS book club canceled

01/31/2005 : Bowling tournament to support Gooden scholarship Feb. 19

No Child Left Behind proposals (posted on Bayside Councils website)

01/28/2005 : School board/bond oversight meeting Feb. 2

Special school board meeting/No Child Left Behind Jan. 31

01/26/2005 : Jan. 26 school district e-newsletter

01/23/2005 : Marriage & family therapist to speak at library Feb. 15

Harding kindergarten information Feb. 9

El Cerrito High donates to tsunami relief fund

Portola calendar for week of Jan. 24

01/16/2005 : Portola events week of Jan. 17

01/14/2005 : Jan. 19 school board meeting packet

01/11/2005 : School construction reports

Jan. 11 school district newsletter (including Jan. 5 board meeting report)

01/04/2005 : Rand Corp. releases study on California education

01/03/2005 : Portola calendar week of Jan. 3

Library offers reading program with prizes for children grades 1-6

El Cerrito High calendar week of Jan. 3

12/30/2004 : Jan. 5 school board agenda

12/22/2004 : Child development expert Bos to speak Jan. 26

12/18/2004 : Dec. 15 school board meeting report

Dec. 17 school district e-newsletter

12/12/2004 : Parent-student career coaching at San Pablo Library Jan. 24

Portola calendar week of Dec. 13

12/05/2004 : Program on school testing Dec. 7

Saving for college program Jan. 10 at the Kensington Library

Portola PTSA bulletin for the week of Dec. 6

Teachers receive national certification

Dec. 3 school district e-newsletter

Support sought for high school archiving project

12/03/2004 : Dec. 8 school board meeting agenda

11/30/2004 : Harding School holiday store Dec. 6-9

11/27/2004 : School district consultant information

Nov. 19 school district e-weely

11/14/2004 : School district announces November school site trainings

Packet for Nov. 17 school board meeting

Portola School events, week of Nov. 15

El Cerrito High seeks math teacher for spring term

11/01/2004 : Sixth grade classes invited to apply for collaborative learning program

10/29/2004 : Nov. 4 school board meeting packet

Portola events week of Nov. 1

Oct. 29 school district e-weekly

10/27/2004 : Harding kindergarten information event Nov. 10

10/24/2004 : Tickets on sale for Jan. 8 crab feed benefiting ECHS groups

Oct. 27 school board packet

Portola School events week of Oct. 25

School band concerts Oct. 27 and 28

10/16/2004 : Portola events week of Oct. 18

10/12/2004 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School Site Council also supports preserving memorabilia

10/08/2004 : Oct. 11 El Cerrito High weekly calendar

Portola, Kensington PTAs planning fall festival Nov. 7

Oct. 13 school board meeting packet

10/07/2004 : School redistricting meeting rescheduled for Nov. 4

10/03/2004 : "A Class Divided" showing Oct. 7

El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 4

10/02/2004 : Madera School Walk to School Day Oct. 6

Oct. 1 school district e-newsletter

09/26/2004 : El Cerrito High book club meets Oct. 13

Portola bulletin week of Sept. 27

El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 27

El Cerrito High 2004 football schedule

09/10/2004 : West County Reads kicks off book drive

School board forums Oct. 6-25

College fair Sept. 19

09/09/2004 : PTA ban lifted (West County Times)

09/07/2004 : PTAs unable to use school facilities following insurance dispute

09/06/2004 : Sept. 8 school board agenda

09/04/2004 : Sept. 3 WCCUSD e-weekly

08/27/2004 : Events will benefit school music programs

08/26/2004 : Neighborhood meeting on Portola/Kensington school traffic Sept. 7

08/25/2004 : School district restores full-time principals

08/21/2004 : Report from Aug. 18 school board meeting

08/20/2004 : Donations bring back elementary school music program

08/17/2004 : Aug. 18 school board agenda

Bayside PTA posts school board candidate statements

08/11/2004 : Harding Back-to-School Community Picnic Aug. 28

08/08/2004 : School candidates speak at Oct. 24 Democratic Club meeting

07/30/2004 : Aug. 4 school board agenda

07/16/2004 : School district begins second round of reconstruction projects this summer

07/06/2004 : Forums July 15, 18 and 21 on high school reform

Orientation dates for Portola Middle School

July 7 school board meeting

06/11/2004 : Cameron School celebrates completion of playground work June 30

June 16 school board agenda

06/08/2004 : Measures B and D pass!

06/06/2004 : Fourth grade resources online

05/31/2004 : Adams School calendar week of May 31

Reservations due June 1 for June 8 high school reform meeting

05/25/2004 : Adams School calendar

05/23/2004 : Bond oversight committee May 26

District elementary science fair May 27

May 27 speaker on successful strategies for African American students

El Cerrito High calendar week of May 24

05/14/2004 : Castro School carnival May 22

Paint sales will benefit school district

Groundbreakings set for Mira Vista, Kensington, other elementary schools

May 19 school board meeting agenda

05/09/2004 : El Cerrito schools' music festival May 20

May 11 school board meeting agenda

Cable program features Kennedy High counselors

Adams School calendar week of May 9

Fast for education begins May 10

05/07/2004 : Harding School auction May 14

Guest report: Parents concerned shared principals will be safety hazard

05/05/2004 : Adams School calendar week of May 3

04/30/2004 : April 30 school district e-weekly

Adams newsletter, spring 2004

Supporters help Mira Vista Elementary offer special programs

High school sports leagues will remain intact

04/28/2004 : April National Autism Awareness Month

Upcoming events at Portola Middle School

04/26/2004 : PageTurners meet May 26

Contra Costa College offers summer program for kids

Adams School upcoming events

04/18/2004 : Adams School calendar week of April 19

April 15 WCCUSD e-Weekly

April 20 joint school board, city council meeting agenda

April 22 school board agenda

04/15/2004 : Harding variety show April 21 (at ECHS)

Harding Open House April 21

04/12/2004 : Adams School calendar week of April 12

04/10/2004 : Books needed for May 22 El Cerrito High sale

Las Casita Bilingue's 2nd Annual Night At The Opera April 23

04/07/2004 : Spring 2004 Gaucho Corral (El Cerrito High newsletter)

El Cerrito High calendar week of April 5

04/06/2004 : Adams School calendar week of April 5

04/02/2004 : Schoool program contributions include half-million dollar donation

April 7 school board agenda

03/29/2004 : Adams School calendar week of March 29

03/23/2004 : El Cerrito High calendar week of March 22

03/19/2004 : March 24 school board agenda

03/17/2004 : Portola Jazz Explosion March 30

Portola hosts a night of art and entertainment March 26

Buy A's ticket and raise funds for school programs

El Cerrito High meeting March 25

03/16/2004 : ECHS Casino Night This Saturday (March 20)!

03/12/2004 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another idea on splitting up the school district

School board puts parcel tax measure before voters June 8

School board agenda for March 17

03/11/2004 : School board to meet March 12 to consider placing parcel tax on June 8 ballot

03/08/2004 : Adams School bulletin week of March 8

03/07/2004 : March 8 school board meeting

03/03/2004 : GUEST VIEW: What to do in wake of Measure J failure

03/02/2004 : School board agenda March 3

Donations sought for El Cerrito High casino night

Adams School calendar week of March 1

El Cerrito High calendar week of March 1

Portola news March 2

02/28/2004 : Feb. 27 e-newsletter from the school district

02/23/2004 : Adams School calendar week of Feb. 23

El Cerrito High calendar week of Feb. 23

College financial aid workshop Feb. 29

Agenda for special school board meeting Feb. 26

02/21/2004 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR:You can’t see the urban forest for the trees

02/19/2004 : Nominations sought for teaching grants

Voter information from Smart Voter

02/17/2004 : Grad night crab feed fundraiser Feb. 28

Harding School kindergarten information/visits Feb. 25

Book club to discuss "Black Rain" March 17

02/15/2004 : Readers needed in local schools March 4!

02/13/2004 : Feb. 13 eWeekly from the West Contra Costa Unified School District

02/10/2004 : Tickets on sale for March 20 El Cerrito High casino night fundraiser

02/09/2004 : School board budget hearing Feb. 11 at El Cerrito High

El Cerrito High bulletin week of Feb. 9

Adams School calendar week of Feb. 9

Events this week for Portola School families

02/03/2004 : West County schools will not be closed this year

Adams School calendar week of Feb. 2

02/01/2004 : School board agenda Feb. 4

Feb. 2 school board budget hearing agenda

01/31/2004 : El Cerrito girls soccer fundraiser Feb. 7

Harding School information and class visit Feb. 4 and 25

01/30/2004 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Feb. 2

01/26/2004 : Adams calendar week of Jan. 26

01/21/2004 : Madera meeting on budget, Measure J Jan. 28

01/20/2004 : Discussion Feb. 3 on El Cerrito High design

01/19/2004 : Adams School calendar week of Jan. 19

01/17/2004 : Page Turners book club meets Feb. 11 at El Cerrito High

01/16/2004 : Jan. 21 school board agenda

Jan. 20 school board budget session agenda

El Cerrito High calendar week of Jan. 19

01/15/2004 : El Cerrito High GATE meeting Jan. 20

El Cerrito High girls soccer fundraiser Feb. 7

01/14/2004 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reaction to equity article

Principals learn about leading for racial equity

01/13/2004 : School district budget hearings Jan. 20, Feb. 2, Feb. 11

01/12/2004 : Challenging summer program taking applications

School board member to speak at Jan. 14 Harding PTA

01/09/2004 : District sophomores take exit exam Feb. 3 and 4

Adams School Site Council meets Jan. 12

El Cerrito High site council meets Jan. 13

Presentation on school district budget

Special school board meeting Jan. 13

El Cerrito High calendar week of Jan. 12

01/07/2004 : Discussion Jan. 27 on US military action in Iraq

El Cerrito High PTSA meets Jan. 12

Fairmont School offers kindergarten tours Jan. 13 and 15

Fairmont School Math-Science Night Jan. 13

01/05/2004 : Adams School calendar week of Jan. 5

Informational meeting Jan. 14 on school district budget

12/29/2003 : Jan. 7 school board agenda

12/14/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Dec. 15

12/12/2003 : School district institutes hiring freeze

12/10/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Dec. 8

County library system offers tutoring help online

12/08/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Dec. 8

12/05/2003 : School district upgrades website

12/01/2003 : El Cerrito High school site council meets Dec. 2

11/30/2003 : El Cerrito High book club meets Jan. 14

Adams School calendar week of Dec. 1

El Cerrito High calendar week of Dec. 1

11/26/2003 : Copeland donates $4,000 to El Cerrito High

11/24/2003 : Portola meetings Nov. 25

Adams school calendar week of Nov. 24

New look for school district website

11/22/2003 : El Cerrito High School Site Council information

Public hearing on schools parcel tax proposal Nov. 24

El Cerrito High schedule week of Nov. 24

11/18/2003 : Lunch supervisors needed at Madera School

11/17/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Nov. 17

Adams School fall newsletter

11/16/2003 : Student environmentalists seek support

11/15/2003 : El Cerrito High music fundraiser Nov. 20 at Chevy's

El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 17

School safety meeting Nov. 20 at El Cerrito High

El Cerrito High fundraiser Nov. 16 at Plaza Copeland Sports

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Is there a budget crisis or not?

GATE meeting Nov. 18 at El Cerrito High

11/14/2003 : County program Nov. 24 in El Cerrito on behavior issues

Nov. 19 school board agenda

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Guidelines for school district spending

11/12/2003 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How can district afford new administrators?

11/09/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 10

11/04/2003 : Portola School calendar

11/03/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 3

Adams School calendar week of Nov. 3

10/31/2003 : Nov. 5 school board agenda

10/30/2003 : Hearing Nov. 15 on closing the achievement gap

10/28/2003 : UC Berkeley lab offers free Saturday morning series for high school students

10/27/2003 : Portola School calendar, week of Oct. 27

10/25/2003 : Adams School calendar, week of Oct. 27

El Cerrito High book club meets Nov. 19

10/24/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 27

Academic Performance Index reports

Latest news from Castro School

10/21/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Oct. 20

Portola Middle School seeks donations

El Cerrito High School week of Oct.20

10/20/2003 : Oct. 23 potluck at Castro School

10/17/2003 : College admissions workshop Oct. 22 at El Cerrito High

El Cerrito High homecoming week begins Oct. 20

10/16/2003 : Agenda for Oct. 22 joint school board, bond committee meeting

10/14/2003 : El Cerrito High marching band alumni sought for Nov. 14 performance

El Cerrito High security meeting Nov. 13

10/12/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Oct. 13

10/10/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 13

Oct. 15 school board agenda

Meetings Oct. 21, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 seek input on potential school parcel tax

10/08/2003 : West County Parents meet Oct. 12

10/07/2003 : Study shows benefits of small class size

Contra Costa College open house Oct. 18

Adams School calendar week of Oct. 6

Portola GATE meeting Oct. 21

El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 6

10/01/2003 : "Breathing Lessons" showing Oct. 8 in Albany

Governor signs bill lowering interest rate on school district loan

Update from El Cerrito High principal on class reductions

09/30/2003 : College workshops Oct. 9 and 22

Adams School calendar week of Sept. 29

Oct. 1 school board agenda

El Cerrito High grad night meetings begin Oct. 2

School forum Oct. 4

09/27/2003 : El Cerrito High boys soccer fundraiser during October

Arts college fair Oct. 7

College fair Oct. 18

The El Cerrito High School Student Activity Fund meets Sept. 29

09/23/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Sept. 22

09/19/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 22

El Cerrito High groups selling entertainment books

Free SAT class begins Sept. 29

09/16/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Sept. 15

09/13/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 15

Baseball gloves needed for Castro School

09/12/2003 : Portola back to school night Sept. 18

Sept. 17 school board agenda

09/11/2003 : School district switches auditing firm

Safety forum Sept. 18 at El Cerrito High

Grants available for family literacy programs

El Cerrito High book club meets Sept. 24

College fair Sept. 21

09/10/2003 : El Cerrito High Back to School night rescheduled to Sept. 25

09/08/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 8

09/06/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Sept. 8

09/04/2003 : Soccer parent meeting Sept. 11

Portola PTA meets Sept. 9

Bayside Council of PTA meets Sept. 8

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools in disarray

08/30/2003 : School lunch menus on-line

Adams School calendar week of Sept. 1

Regional PTA group meets Sept. 8

Charter school run by El Cerrito family struggles to survive (Chronicle)

08/29/2003 : Back to School topic of Sept. 23 Democratic Club meeting

08/28/2003 : Sept. 3 school board agenda

State schools chief promotes student health

08/27/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Aug. 25

08/22/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Aug. 25

08/21/2003 : School begins Aug. 26

08/18/2003 : Aug. 20 school board agenda

08/17/2003 : Adams school newsletter week of Aug. 18

08/11/2003 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Neighbor says build new high school where it will be welcoming

08/10/2003 : School safety meeting Aug. 28 at El Cerrito High

08/09/2003 : Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A-' rating to West Contra Costa Unified School District

08/08/2003 : Portola orientation Aug. 18

Meeting Aug. 12 on high school reconstruction

El Cerrito High PTSA meeting schedule for 2003-04

08/06/2003 : UC Berkeley extension offers variety of courses in fall

08/01/2003 : Aug. 6 school board agenda

07/31/2003 : Schools will retain class size reducation, counselors

07/28/2003 : School discussion Aug. 2

07/26/2003 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How I would have done the school facilities planning

07/24/2003 : New FCMAT report on WCCUSD (scroll down for latest assessment)

07/22/2003 : El Cerrito High registration begins Aug. 18, classes Aug. 26

07/18/2003 : Health experts urge parents to watch children's dental hygiene during summer

Upcoming free and low-cost UC Berkeley Extension activities

07/13/2003 : El Cerrito High class of 1973 plans reunion

07/07/2003 : Meeting 7 pm July 10 on high school reconstruction

07/03/2003 : July 9 school board agenda

07/02/2003 : Parent-organized meeting on school issues July 12

06/29/2003 : FCMAT influences schools but undergoes little scrutiny (Oakland Tribune)

06/27/2003 : Corporate involvement boosts community colleges

06/26/2003 : Report from Assemblywoman Hancock's hearing on school finances

District, teachers reach tentative agreement that would retain smaller classes and counselors

Special school board meeting June 30

School district, employee talks move forward

06/24/2003 : District, teachers continue talks that could restore class-size reduction, counselors

06/19/2003 : Special school board meeting June 24

06/16/2003 : June 18 school board agenda

06/15/2003 : East Bay Learning Disabilities Association brunch June 21

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Finding parents' value in the school community

06/11/2003 : District administrator Barbara Adams accepted into Harvard program

06/09/2003 : Portola School calendar week of June 9

06/08/2003 : Adams School calendar week of June 9

06/07/2003 : Join El Cerrito High e-mailing list

Summer reading recommendations from El Cerrito High book club

Rich schools, poor schools (Sacramento Bee)

June 6 Literacy Corner from the WCCUSD

06/06/2003 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two separate districts - high school and elementary

June 9 school board agenda

06/04/2003 : Superintendent's June 3 letter on the budget

06/03/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of June 2

06/02/2003 : Adams School calendar week of June 2

05/31/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Teacher training no day at the beach

A new look at school funding inequities (Center on reinventing public education)

Bond among items on June 4 school board agenda

05/29/2003 : "Being Gay" showing June 5 in Albany

Parents form online forum on West Contra Costa Unified School District issues

Portola band performance June 3

05/26/2003 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s build a communal bridge to save our schools

05/24/2003 : Fundraiser June 2 for El Cerrito High girls softball

Portola calendar week of May 26

May 23 The Literacy Corner, a publication of the WCCUSD

El Cerrito High Measure D, GATE meetings May 27

El Cerrito High calendar week of May 26

El Cerrito High car washes May 25 and June 8

05/22/2003 : Special event for African-American parents May 31 at Castro School

05/21/2003 : "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You" May 21-24 at El Cerrito High

Portola School bulletin week of May 19

05/20/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of May 19

Adams School calendar week of May 19

05/18/2003 : El Cerrito Relay for Life raises $50,000

05/17/2003 : "Ten Secrets for Your Child's School Success" topic of May 20 parent workshop

"Roadmap to College" event July 12

05/16/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: El Cerrito professor takes responsibility for making sure students learn

May 21 school board agenda

05/15/2003 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The razing of El Cerrito High

05/14/2003 : Schedule for May 17-18 Relay for Life

Meeting May 17 on environmental hazards in day care centers

Adams School calendar week of May 12

Portola calendar week of May 12

05/12/2003 : School board member Harris explains vote on May 7 cuts

05/11/2003 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our students need smaller class sizes, counselors

05/09/2003 : School art show continues through May 31

School administrators' association announces candidates for state awards

WCCUSD draft Local Education Agency plan online

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Separate class size reduction from counselors

05/08/2003 : School board agenda May 12

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Class size does matter

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote to eliminate class size reduction took guts

Workshop May 22 on college financing

05/07/2003 : Adams School calendar week of May 5

05/04/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Banquet honors six excellent teachers

Upcoming Portola music events

Online dialogue May 19-23 on state Education Master Plan

Information sessions offered for new Leadership Public Schools Richmond

May 7 school board agenda

Portola bulletin week of May 5

College fair May 10

05/02/2003 : Castro School carnival May 10

05/01/2003 : El Cerrito resident Jeff Reimer wins UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award

04/30/2003 : Community invited to contribute to Castro School plan for 2003-04

May news from Castro School

04/29/2003 : May 7 El Cerrito High fundraiser at Chevy's

Portola School news week of Aug. 28

El Cerrito High used book sale May 17

04/28/2003 : Adams School news week of April 28

04/27/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of April 28

Portola PTA meets April 29

Portola Talent Show May 15

School rebuilding subject of May 7 meeting at Harding

04/22/2003 : Portola calendar week of April 21

03-04 West Contra Costa school calendar available online

04/17/2003 : Board meetings move to new Richmond middle school

Portola reschedules Earth Day effort for April 19

04/16/2003 : Class of 2003 car wash April 19

Adams School bulletin week of April 14

04/12/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of April 14

El Cerrito High Jazz Band performs April 15

Drug, alcohol abuse topic of May 13 parent ed program

El Cerrito High book club meets May 14

04/11/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Informative reading event needs better attendance

04/10/2003 : Genentech Foundation awards grants to Bay Area groups

04/09/2003 : School district posts budget information online

Ed. Fund honors teachers, distinguished citizen May 16

El Cerrito High PTSA meets April 14

04/07/2003 : Two college fairs in May

04/06/2003 : Cal Day April 12

Adams School calendar week of April 7

04/04/2003 : Portola School calendar week of April 7

El Cerrito High bulletin week of April 7

April 9 school board meeting

04/02/2003 : Portola news (Open House April 3)

Adult ed offers program for parents on college admission May 1

04/01/2003 : Adams School calendar week of March 31

03/28/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Community will need to pull together to survive budget cuts

School board agenda April 2

03/27/2003 : April Castro School news

School district offers suggestions for helping children cope with traumatic events

03/26/2003 : Harding rummage sale April 5

03/25/2003 : School district forum March 29

Adams School calendar week of March 24

03/24/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of March 24

03/22/2003 : El Cerrito High Measure D night March 25

Literacy Corner, a WCCUSD publication

Students, professionals play at March 31 "Jazz Explosion" at Portola

Portola bulletin week of March 24

03/18/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of March 17

Schools taking precautionary measures

03/16/2003 : Madera School auction April 5

School superintendents discuss budget cuts March 24

Adams calendar week of March 17

03/15/2003 : El Cerrito High book club meets April 9

Portola calendar week of March 17

03/14/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Cross-grade collaboration widens students' learning

School board agenda March 19

03/13/2003 : El Cerrito High casino night March 28

03/10/2003 : Portola School news week of March 10

03/09/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of March 10

Amid uncertainty, school districts send layoff notices (Sacramento Bee)

03/08/2003 : Applications open through March 28 for Middle High School

03/07/2003 : GATE parent meeting March 26 at Portola

El Cerrito High counselors available March 12 for incoming students

Upcoming Portola concerts

Special school board meeting on staff cuts March 10

Special business school board meeting March 12

03/06/2003 : School board approves possible cuts at March 5 meeting (revised March 7)

03/05/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of March 3

Fairmont School to offer tour of kindergartens March 18

03/03/2003 : School district 02-03 calendar revised

Portola bulletin week of March 3

03/02/2003 : Castro School March news

03/01/2003 : 2002 Academic Performance Index reports

Elementary schools show three-year growth trends in Academic Performance Index

02/28/2003 : March 5 school board agenda

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Site councils a way to involve parents

02/27/2003 : Hypnotist at El Cerrito High March 14

Ed. Fund fundraiser March 6 at Yan Can

02/23/2003 : Adams Middle School Winter 2003 Newsletter

El Cerrito High book club meets March 12

02/22/2003 : Teen expert to speak in Berkeley March 18

Portola bulletin week of Feb. 24

Portola Music Parents, PTA meet Feb. 25

Adams PTA news, week of Feb. 24

02/21/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Volunteers needed for Read Across America

02/19/2003 : ALS Foundation looking for student volunteers

02/18/2003 : Volunteers needed for Read Across America Day March 3

Adams School bulletin week of Feb. 17

02/16/2003 : Black ECHS sweatshirts on sale

Portola calendar week of Feb. 17

Winter 2003 El Cerrito High publication: Gaucho Corral

02/14/2003 : Feb. 27 school board agenda

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Progress in large-district reform evident at education summit

02/11/2003 : School leaders holding series of "Community Conversations"

February month for school transfers, March for kindergarten registration

February Castro School news

02/10/2003 : Portola calendar week of Feb. 10

Information night Feb. 19 at Berkeley High

Adams School bulletin week of Feb. 10

Special school board meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11

02/03/2003 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Feb. 3

01/31/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Colorblindness isn't the answer

01/30/2003 : Feb. 5 school board agenda

Superintendent's letter on the budget

01/29/2003 : Parent workshop Feb. 27 on helping middle and high school students

01/25/2003 : Harding Goes Hollywood fundraiser Feb. 8

01/24/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Be aware of kids' mental health too

Book group meets Feb. 12

Portola PTA meets Jan. 28

Raffle will support class of '04

01/21/2003 : Chance to talk with school leaders Feb. 1 in El Cerrito

01/17/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Health habits affect learning

Portola School bulletin week of Jan. 19

School district looks at projected cuts from state budget reduction

01/16/2003 : Ed. Fund teaching excellence nominations due Feb. 3

01/13/2003 : Adams School calendar week of Jan. 13

01/10/2003 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Share King holiday with others at Jan. 20 celebration

El Cerrito High PTSA meets Jan. 14

Richmond middle school opening Jan. 14

Castro Elementary School January news

El Cerrito High bulletin week of Jan. 13

Portola PTA calendar week of Jan. 13

School board study session Jan. 15 on budget

Norton Buffalo, Elvin Bishop perform at Albany benefit Feb. 1

01/07/2003 : Enrollment information for U.C.Berkeley's Academic Talent Development Program

01/03/2003 : Benefit for El Cerrito High girls' soccer team Jan. 25

Jan. 8 school board agenda

Portola PTA bulletin week of Jan. 6

El Cerrito High calendar week of Jan. 6

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Collaboration key to improvement

12/27/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Player shares plan for stint as school board president

12/26/2002 : Tickets to Gooden game on sale to support ECHS girls' basketball

12/23/2002 : Most West County elementary schools show gradual test score gains

12/21/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Choosing books for gifts

Dec. 20 Friday FYI from the West Contra Costa Unified School District

12/18/2002 : Academic Performance Index reports available

12/16/2002 : Area band program Dec. 17

El Cerrito High calendar week of Jan. 16

12/15/2002 : Fall 2002 El Cerrito High publication: Gaucho Corral

12/13/2002 : News from the Portola Middle School Student/Family Resource Center

Grad night meeting Dec. 18 at El Cerrito High

Tutors sought for El Cerrito High atheletes

Portola bulletin week of Dec. 16

Adams newletter week of Dec. 16

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Lessons in communication from the campaign trail

12/09/2002 : Adams School calendar week of Dec. 9

12/06/2002 : School board Dec. 11 agenda

El Cerrito High calendar week of Dec. 9

12/04/2002 : El Cerrito High store adds new items

El Cerrito High class donates cans, prize to feed the hungry

School board study session Dec. 9 on facilities

UC Berkeley Extension making cuts

12/02/2002 : Portola book sale through Dec. 4

11/30/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of Dec. 2

Portola concerts

Portola School week of Dec. 2

11/29/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Give books to kids this season through West County Reads

11/28/2002 : Update on new Richmond middle school

Castro School December news

Ed. Fund accepting nominations for distinguished citizens through Jan. 7

11/25/2002 : Tree planting ceremony Dec. 6 in memory of Castro teacher Judi Lohstroh

11/23/2002 : Nov. 22 Friday FYI -- needs of advanced learners in new literacy program

El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 25

11/22/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Support for parents

Portola newsletter week of Nov. 25

Adams school bulletin week of Nov. 25

11/21/2002 : Book club meets Dec. 11

11/19/2002 : Portola PTA meets Nov. 26

Portola GATE committee meets Nov. 25

11/18/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of Nov. 18

El Cerrito High bulletin week of Nov. 18

11/16/2002 : 2002-02 Ed. Fund grant recipients announced

Portola School bulletin week of Nov. 18

11/15/2002 : Nov. 20 school board meeting

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Using data to improve schools

11/14/2002 : Upcoming UC Berkeley international studies programs for teachers

11/13/2002 : Film spurs discussion "About Race"

11/12/2002 : New Richmond middle school to open Jan. 28

11/11/2002 : El Cerrito High PTSA meets Nov. 18

Adams school bulletin week of Nov. 11

11/09/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 11

Portola Middle School calendar week of Nov. 11

11/08/2002 : Albany band plays benefit Nov. 23

Four district schools closed Nov. 8 due to power outages

Nov. 8 Friday FYI, a publication of the WCCUSD

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Helping English learners in school

11/06/2002 : Upcoming events at El Cerrito High School

"Regret to Inform" to be shown in Berkeley Nov. 14

School board incumbents re-elected

11/04/2002 : Nov. 6 school board agenda

Adams School calendar week of Nov. 4

Portola School calendar week of Nov. 4

11/01/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Helping second language learners

Nov. 1 Friday FYI (a publication of the WCCUSD)

10/31/2002 : Algebra tutors sought for El Cerrito High program

First aid classes offered for El Cerrito High students

Support group for parents of special needs students forming

10/28/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 28

10/26/2002 : Richmond nurse to host radio program for parents

10/25/2002 : Portola PTA meetings Oct. 30

Adams Middle School calendar week of Oct. 28

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Bragging rights to the title "teacher"

10/22/2002 : Gaucho afghans on sale

Test prep session Oct. 27

Patricia Player completes governance training

Book club meets Nov. 13

High school class rummage sale Oct. 27

10/21/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 21

10/19/2002 : College learning disability programs subject of Nov. 21 program

10/18/2002 : Friday FYI (WCCUSD news)

El Cerrito High's John Adams wins local drum-off competition

Adams School bulletin week of Oct. 21

Academic Performance Index results

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Providing home support for new reading instruction

10/13/2002 : Page turners book club meets Oct. 16

10/12/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of Oct. 14

Study skills parent class Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Castro School

10/11/2002 : Oct. 11 El Cerrito Journal

A push for preschool for all (Mercury News)

Oct. 16 school board agenda

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Play a thought-provoking dialog on discrimination

10/10/2002 : El Cerrito High GATE meeting Oct. 15

Free on-line SAT test prep

10/08/2002 : El Cerrito High PTSA meets Oct. 14

10/07/2002 : Change could make home schooling more difficult (Stockton Record)

Adams School calendar week of Oct. 7

El Cerrito High bulletin week of Oct. 7

10/04/2002 : English learner committee meets Oct. 10

Student honored for work with special education students

"About Race" to be shown Oct. 15 in Albany

Education author Kozol to speak in Sacramento Oct. 30

El Cerrito High debate team makes it to quarter finals

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Websites for learning about education and more

10/03/2002 : Portola PTA meeting changed to Oct. 30

10/02/2002 : El Cerrito High information night Nov. 6

10/01/2002 : College admission workshop Oct. 6

Governor signs legislation canceling attendance audits

09/30/2002 : ELECTION: Kamb to speak at County Business & Professional Association Oct. 15

09/29/2002 : ELECTION: Kamb to address NAACP

09/28/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 30

09/27/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of Sept. 30

Oct. 2 school board agenda

09/26/2002 : Castro School October newsletter

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Back to School Celebration's impact reaches beyond one day

ELECTION: School board candidates' forums continue through Oct. 30

09/25/2002 : Reading celebrations planned in October, November in Contra Costa

09/20/2002 : Adams Middle School calendar week of Sept. 23

El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 23

College fair Sept. 22

Major cuts ahead for UC campuses (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Verde School wins award for parent involvement

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Talking with your children about school

09/16/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of Sept. 16

09/13/2002 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Sept. 16

Sept. 18 School board agenda

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Ed. Fund grants leave their mark

09/11/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 9

09/10/2002 : Donations sought for El Cerrito High project

Class about teens begins Oct. 10

College admissions class Oct. 3

09/07/2002 : Positions open with Portola PTA

Adams Middle School calendar week of Sept. 9

ELECTION: School board candidate Kamb calls for wearing red,white and blue on Sept. 11

ELECTION: School board candidates Kamb announces TV appearances

09/06/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Math matters too

09/05/2002 : New BART schedules take effect Sept. 9

Openings on El Cerrito High school site council

09/04/2002 : Funding available for family literacy projects

09/03/2002 : El Cerrito High families will get escrip information

08/31/2002 : Volunteer opportunities at Portola

08/30/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Sept. 2

Adams School bulletin week of Sept. 2

Sept. 4 school board agenda

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Parent-teacher collaboration worth cultivating

08/28/2002 : STAR test results released

08/27/2002 : EL Cerrito High PTSA raising money through Albertsons cards

Portola PTA, music parent meetings announced

08/26/2002 : School district posts gradual gains in test scores

Entertainment books benefiting El Cerrito High available

Adams PTA newsletter week of Aug. 26

08/23/2002 : El Cerrito High PTSA meeting schedule for 02-03 (REVISED Sept. 10)

Information on first day of school, Aug. 27, at Portola

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Reading program will have a new look when school opens

08/17/2002 : ELECTION: School board candidates' night at Democratic Club Aug. 27

08/16/2002 : Aug. 21 school board agenda

Schools face digital divide -- between teacher and student knowledge (San Jose Mercury)

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Psych yourself up for the new school year

08/14/2002 : Harding poets express themselves under guidance from author

Legislators call for change in state school testing program (Orange County Register)

08/12/2002 : State testing rules make it difficult for diverse schools to win financial awards (Orange County Register)

El Cerrito High email tree offers way to stay connected

08/11/2002 : State school test scores unreliable (Orange County Register)

08/09/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: True leadership isn't about giving orders

08/08/2002 : Art contest honors Hispanic Heritage Month

Donations needed for El Cerrito High freshman orientation

Rhea appointed principal of El Cerrito High School

08/07/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar, 2002-2003

08/02/2002 : School board agenda Aug. 7

ELECTION: Glen Price announces bid for re-election to the school board

08/01/2002 : Host families needed

07/28/2002 : El Cerrito High orientation, registration Aug. 19-22

El Cerrito High students will sell entertainment booklets

07/26/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Questions to ask in search of a "good school"

07/19/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Lessons learned on school reform

07/18/2002 : ELECTION: All incumbents plan to seek re-election in council, school board races

07/17/2002 : El Cerrito High senior class holding car wash July 20

07/16/2002 : University honors the best of bad writing

Help El Cerrito High with escrip

Aaronian leaving post as El Cerrito High principal

July 2002 FCMAT report on school district

07/14/2002 : Teachers, school district reach settlement

07/12/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Learning through community service

07/09/2002 : Portola PTA meets July 30

07/05/2002 : July 10 school board agenda

Local principals, including Portola administrator, headed for special training

Ed. Fund grant applications due Oct. 1

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Teachers keep learning

07/01/2002 : Annenberg Foundation releases report on school reform effort

06/30/2002 : Resources for teen moms stretched thin (Oakland Tribune)

06/28/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Finding the right place for computers in the classroom

Singre Angela Bofill to perform at July 13 fundraiser for Albany school music program

06/23/2002 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Recognize students for a variety of achievements

06/21/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Bringing social studies alive

06/20/2002 : Special school board meeting June 25 on budget

New middle school in Richmond named, other school district news

06/19/2002 : Picnic tables added at El Cerrito High

06/18/2002 : Legislation would allow gifted children of any age to take high school proficiency examination (Sacramento Bee)

06/16/2002 : Adams School Bulletin, final for 01-02 school year

06/14/2002 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why didn't Portola ceremony include academic honors?

Tentative settlement with teachers, other school district news

June 19 school board agenda

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Summer a good time for science learning

06/13/2002 : Adams Middle School News, Summer 2002

El Cerrito High graduation June 15, 3 pm

06/11/2002 : County Supervisor Gioia selected as a Fannie Mae Foundation Fellow

June 11 report from state Senator Don Perata: Economic stimulus bill

Graduation ceremonies this week

06/10/2002 : Clark Kerr of El Cerrito reacts to FBI activities during his UC tenure (Chronicle)

06/09/2002 : Bill aims to better provide for needs of gay youths in foster care(Sacramento Bee)

06/07/2002 : Bill aims to improve foster kids' education (Sacramento Bee)

Californians urged to read "Grapes of Wrath" (Mercury News)

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Ideas for summer learning in math

06/06/2002 : School board meeting June 11

School board approves reorganization at its June 5 meeting

School board to meet in closed session June 10

UC Berkeley offering summer guidance program for high school students

06/05/2002 : This week in WCCUSD

06/04/2002 : El Cerrito High grad night preview June 13

Stege school carnival June 8

Event June 7 celebrates completion of Kennedy field

"The Bobs" perform June 16 to benefit Albany Music Fund

06/03/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of June 3

06/02/2002 : OPINION: Governors should take responsibility for good and bad in education (Sacramento Bee)

Adams School bulletin, week of June 3

06/01/2002 : Summer reading suggestions from El Cerrito High book club

June 5 school board agenda

Tape of Teaching Excellence Banquet to be shown June 17 and 19

Reading poster contest extended to June 10

El Cerrito High teacher Bonnie Taylor to participate in Supreme Court institute

Principals receive introduction to new language arts materials

05/31/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Summer a great time to boost student learning

05/30/2002 : Sophomore class car wash June 2

05/28/2002 : Afterschool enrichment festival June 1

Department of Agriculture to honor El Cerrito High, Kennedy students

El Cerrito High calendar week of May 27

05/26/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of May 27

05/24/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Creating a community of learners

05/23/2002 : 2002-03 school calendar online

05/20/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of May 20

District begins work on "quick start" facilities projects

05/19/2002 : Photos of Ed. Fund Teaching Excellence Awards Banquet

Adams School bulletin week of May 20

05/18/2002 : Strings festival May 21 at El Cerrito High

School administrators announce award recipients

05/17/2002 : American Cancer Society Relay for Life May 18-19 El Cerrito High

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Helping parents become teaching partners

05/14/2002 : May 15 school board agenda

05/13/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of May 13

05/12/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of May 13

05/10/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Research hot topic at reading conference

05/09/2002 : Minority gap in state college system (Sacramento Bee)

05/05/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of May 6

05/04/2002 : Portola GATE meeting May 22

05/03/2002 : North Campus receives state recognition

Portola needs lunchtime volunteers

School board meeting May 9 and 10

School board study session May 7

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Be man enough to read to your son

05/01/2002 : School take-over threat fizzles (Sacramento Bee)

04/30/2002 : Pizza night May 2 to benefit El Cerrito High

04/29/2002 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of April 29

04/28/2002 : Adams bulletin, week of April 29

04/27/2002 : West County Reads sponsors children's art contest

04/26/2002 : Kaiser offers class for teens

El Cerrito High grad night tickets on sale

May 1 school board agenda incudes new language arts adoption

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What about current students?

SCHOOLS COLUMN: An exciting time for reading instruction

04/25/2002 : Tehiyah Day School plans community service day

School board meetings will move to Pinole

Last chance to sign up for fund-raising trip to Reno

04/24/2002 : Educators plan to protest state budget cuts (Oakland Tribune)

04/22/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of April 22

04/21/2002 : El Cerrito High to offer summer radio camp

Adams School bulletin, week of April 22

04/19/2002 : Teen health subject of May 2 parent workshop

School board study session April 24 on targeted schools

Cameron School fundraiser May 3

Applications for Chevron scholarship April 29

El Cerrito student receives urban teacher scholarship

School board hears recommendation on language arts materials

Student artwork on display at Richmond Art Center

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Dialog shows district is on track to reform

04/17/2002 : SAT II test prep program April 28

04/16/2002 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of April 15

04/15/2002 : Woman who works at Portola to be honored by Soroptimist

Female students learn about career options

May 16 meeting in Pinole aimed at preventing children from becoming overweight

City offering child safety seat checkpoint April 18 at Target

04/14/2002 : Adams bulletin week of April 15; parents of incoming sixth-graders asked to attend April 15 meeting

04/12/2002 : New UC master's program will be offered entirely on-line (Oakland Tribune)

Big campuses harmful to student morale (LA Times)

SCHOOLS COLUMN: School board president makes outreach efforts

04/11/2002 : Bay Area students join protest against gay bias (Chronicle)

04/10/2002 : Earth Day coordinator needed for Portola

Legislation would strengthen school physical education requirements (Stockton Record)

04/09/2002 : State senate votes to remove ban on students carrying cell phones (LA Times)

Adams School open house April 11

Tickets available for May 11 Reno trip; funds support El Cerrito High senior class

El Cerrito High cleanup April 13

Tickets on sale for El Cerrito High junior prom, senior ball

Statewide petition seeks end to SAT 9 testing

04/07/2002 : Concerns raised over Advanced Placement classes (LA Times)

El Cerrito High bulletin week of April 8

El Cerrito High PTSA meets April 9

Special school board meeting April 9 on budget

Adams School bulletin week of April 8

Tall tales program April 9 at Kennedy High

School district high school job fair May 11

04/05/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Stupski Foundation aims for districtwide reform

04/02/2002 : School district elementary job fair May 4

04/01/2002 : College fair April 27 at St. Mary's

03/29/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Volunteers can play a pivotal role

GATE meeting April 11

03/27/2002 : Raising teens subject of April 18 workshop

Tickets on sale for El Cerrito High fundraising Reno trip

03/25/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of March 25

UC Extension class focuses on French cuisine

March 26 Portola PTA meeting cancelled

03/24/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of March 25

03/22/2002 : School board gives go ahead for Measure M "quickstart" projects and initial Measure D projects

SCHOOLS COLUMN: The secret to writing Ed. Fund grants

03/17/2002 : School district offering in-district transfer job fair March 25

Adams School bulletin week of March 17 (applicance boxes wanted)

03/16/2002 : Couple funds Cal professorships (Pasadena Star-News)

Foundation grant aims to boost confidence in urban schools (LA Times)

03/15/2002 : March 20 school board agenda

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Providing students with opportunities for deeper learning

03/14/2002 : Adams Middle School newsletter

03/12/2002 : "Issues of Environment in the Context of Reconciliation: Rwanda, East Timor, and Cambodia" March 18 at UC Berkeley

Free People's Test Preparation workshop March 17

03/11/2002 : Adams School bulletin, week of March 11

El Cerrito High calendar week of March 11

03/09/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Stressed teachers need support, voice

Professional musicians to play with Portola band March 11

03/06/2002 : Blood drive March 22 at El Cerrito High

Text of Measure D school bond

03/04/2002 : Teachers testify on limitations of state testing

Some school districts using two-story portables (Riverside Press)

03/03/2002 : El Cerrito High PTSA endorses Measure D

Volunteers Read Across West County

Adams school bulletin week of March 4

03/02/2002 : Ed. Fund distinguished citizen nominations sought through March 15

El Cerrito High participating in stay in school challenge

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Start the Take Responsibility Movement by voting yes on Measure D

Bill would give teachers more say in instructional issues (Sacramento Bee)

03/01/2002 : Tickets on sale for April 12 Casino Night to benefit El Cerrito High scholarships

Appointments, modification to school year on March 6 school board agenda

El Cerrito High School bulletin week of March 4

SCHOOLS COLUMN: We must all be accountable

02/25/2002 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Feb. 25

Talking with teens about sex subject of March 7 program at high school

02/24/2002 : No on Measure D website

Adams school bulletin, week of Feb. 25

02/22/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Benefits of reduced class size are obvious

02/15/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: The wisdom of Dr. Seuss

02/14/2002 : Friends of Baxter Creek needs volunteers Feb. 16

02/13/2002 : Upcoming parent workshops at El Cerrito High

02/11/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Feb. 11

Middle College High School preview Feb. 20

02/10/2002 : Adams school bulletin, week of Feb. 11

02/08/2002 : February Castro School newsletter

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Helping children become resilient

02/07/2002 : Bay Area Council study finds modest gains in Bay Area high schools' performance

State Board of Education adopts on-line curriculum on Cesar Chavez

02/06/2002 : El Cerrito High grad night raffle tickets on sale

02/05/2002 : State senator Don Perata offering Cal Grant workshop Feb. 16

Free SAT prep begin Saturday (Feb. 9)

02/04/2002 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Feb. 4

02/03/2002 : Adams School bulletin week of Feb. 4

Private schools keep test scores private (LA Times)

02/02/2002 : Afterschool programs benefit students, study shows

02/01/2002 : Feb. 6 school board agenda

School district allocates Title 1 funds

SCHOOLS COLUMN: We need to talk about race

01/30/2002 : Follow-up report on 2000 West Contra Costa graduates

01/28/2002 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Jan. 28

01/27/2002 : School board member Player to hold focus group Feb. 9

Adams school bulletin week of Jan. 28

01/25/2002 : KQED celebrates Black History Month

Portola PTA meets Jan. 28

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Make offices welcoming for young readers

01/23/2002 : All-district music festival March 19

City will pursue Cerrito Theater proposal, council endorses Measure D

01/21/2002 : Students, Congressman Miller, SJSU coach Hill among King day celebrants

01/20/2002 : Adams school bulletin, week of Jan. 21

Tickets still available for Jan. 26 dinner to benefit ECHS girls soccer

01/18/2002 : Volunteers needed for March 1 reading celebration

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Methods for assessing student progress changing

01/16/2002 : 2001 API Base results released

Adams School bulletin week of Jan. 14

Self-discipline for teens subject of Feb. 6 program

01/14/2002 : Castro School January newsletter (.pdf file)

El Cerrito High bulletin week of Jan. 14

High school students from underrepresented groups sought for NASA summer program

01/13/2002 : OPINION: School woes conquered in classroom, not Congress (Fresno Bee)

01/11/2002 : El Cerrito High bands to perform at Yoshi's Feb. 11

Principal shortage to be discussed Jan. 14 on KPFA

School district considering discontinuing year-round schools

Students will get break on bus passes

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Schools shouldn't have to beg

01/09/2002 : Education bill favors phonics instruction (New York Times)

01/08/2002 : Managing teen anger subject of Jan. 10 session

Deadline Jan. 11 to run for El Cerrito High student offices

State Senator Don Perata looking for volunteers to spread the word about Cal Grant program

01/07/2002 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Jan. 7

El Cerrito High meeting on grad night Jan. 17

01/06/2002 : Adams School bulletin, week of Jan. 7

01/04/2002 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Board member Harris would like to see after-school programs to help all children flourish

Work with Stupski Foundation, library plan among items on Jan. 9 school board agenda

01/03/2002 : Federal goals on teacher qualifications called unrealistic (Sacramento Bee)

New, updated email addresses sought for El Cerrito High class of 2004 e-mailing list

01/02/2002 : Meeting Jan. 7 on changing school boundaries

12/30/2001 : School administrators becoming harder to find (San Jose Mercury)

12/28/2001 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Children's learning begins long before they enter school

Dec. 28 El Cerrito Journal

12/21/2001 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: County supervisor says boosting education has many benefits

12/17/2001 : School board to hold study sesssion Dec. 19 on Measure M

12/16/2001 : Adams School bulletin week of Dec. 17

12/15/2001 : Update on college admission requirements from El Cerrito High counseling office

Update on El Cerrito High senior activities

El Cerrito High December junior/senior bulletin

News from the El Cerrito High college/career center

12/14/2001 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Aim for smart kids, not smart toys

12/12/2001 : Fenton selected school board president Dec. 12

12/10/2001 : Portola School concerts Dec. 13, 17

12/09/2001 : Adams School news week of December 10

State officials trying to avoid questioning in suit over school conditions (Chronicle)

12/07/2001 : Selection of new president on Dec. 12 school board agenda

Special strategies needed for teaching reading comprehension

School district completes new second-language testing

School district appears clear of $8.6 million audit fine

Measure M Bond management update

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Behavioral solutions must look beyond the here and now

12/06/2001 : School district developing new technology plan

12/03/2001 : Adams School bulletin week of Dec. 3

11/30/2001 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Dec. 3

El Cerrito High PTSA meets Dec. 4

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Taking a playful approach to math

11/29/2001 : Castro School December newsletter: Crafts Night Dec. 6, Castro to participate in King Day parade, computer equipment sought, more

Grad night planning meeting Dec. 13 at El Cerrito High

New home loan program for teachers announced

Bay Area School Reform Collaborative offering grants to high-poverty schools

Portola magazine fundraiser begins Nov. 30

Portola volunteer information on-line

School board puts bond measure on ballot (West County Times)

11/28/2001 : Children Now releases major report of well-being of children

11/27/2001 : Bond measure on Nov. 28 school bond agenda

11/26/2001 : Updated wish list from El Cerrito High teachers

Support sought for plan to provide students with bus passes

Adams School bulletin week of Nov. 26

11/21/2001 : El Cerrito High book club to meet Dec. 12

El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 26

11/20/2001 : Report from Congressman Miller's office reports drop in school spending by states

11/19/2001 : West County voters favor school bond (West County Times)

College and career information available at El Cerrito High

11/18/2001 : Portola PTA Newsletter November 2001

Harding Goes Hollywood fundraising auction Dec. 1 (with list of auction items/revised Nov. 28)

Adams School bulletin week of Nov. 19

11/16/2001 : Miller asks Bush administration to play greater role in school security, more news from the congressman's office

El Cerrito High calendar week of Nov. 19

SCHOOLS COLUMN: African Americans hurt most by school district weaknesses

11/15/2001 : Volunteers needed for Portola book fair

Help fill El Cerrito High teacher wish list

11/14/2001 : Teens' moods subject of Dec. 6 workshop at El Cerrito High

11/13/2001 : Ed. Fund grant recipients for 2001-02 named

11/12/2001 : Clifford will help kickoff reading campaign Nov. 17

11/09/2001 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Nov. 12

Volunteers needed for El Cerrito High blood drive

School board agenda Nov. 14

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Campaign targets West County literacy

11/07/2001 : Community-wide effort to promote reading under way

11/04/2001 : November Castro School newsletter

Portola music fundraiser drawing to a close

El Cerrito High information night for 8th-grade students and parents Nov. 14

Adams School bulletin, week of Nov. 5

11/02/2001 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Nov. 5

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Teachers urge parent involvement

11/01/2001 : Diverse learning styles subject of Nov. 1 El Cerrito High forum

Blood drive Nov. 16 at El Cerrito High

10/31/2001 : Children learning English taking new test (Orange County Register)

Report calls for racial justice in schools

10/29/2001 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 29

10/28/2001 : Adams School bulletin week of Oct. 29

10/26/2001 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: Changing schools to meet today’s challenges

10/25/2001 : November school board meeting dates changed

10/24/2001 : Study skills program Nov. 1 at El Cerrito High

10/23/2001 : El Cerrito High freshmen selling stadium seats

Portola gifted and talented meeting Oct. 29

State schools chief's report on providing high-quality teachers

10/21/2001 : Concert Oct. 24 at Portola; Mucculars, Yonemura to be honored by city of Richmond Oct. 23

State attendance audits costly to school districts (Sacramento Bee)

El Cerrito High grad night meeting Nov. 1

Adams School bulletin week of Oct. 22

10/19/2001 : 33 of 50 West County district schools improve on API

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Sharing a reading life

El Cerrito High calendar week of Oct. 22

10/18/2001 : Help needed with Portola fundraiser

El Cerrito High reading group selects next book, will meet again Nov. 14

10/17/2001 : El Cerrito High girls' soccer team tryouts Nov. 5-9

10/16/2001 : El Cerrito High announcements week of Oct. 15

10/15/2001 : Tribute to coach Milo planned for El Cerrito High homecoming Oct. 26

Students invited to enter contest involving letters to authors

Applications available for high school service award

Academic Performance Index growth reports released

10/14/2001 : State board rejects bid to split Fremont school district (Mercury News)

Adams School bulletin, week of Oct. 15

New leadership starts at Kennedy High Oct. 15

10/13/2001 : School board to discuss progress on Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team recommendations Oct. 15

10/12/2001 : Oct. 17 school board meeting agenda

Applicants sought for UC Principal Leadership Institute

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Equity at heart of school reform

10/11/2001 : Author to speak at El Cerrito High book club Oct. 17

Teen study skills workshop Nov. 1

Portola PTA Newsletter October 2001

Adams School newsletter

10/10/2001 : El Cerrito student winner of teen writing contest

Help sought for El Cerrito High freshman float

El Cerrito High homecoming dance Oct. 18

10/09/2001 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Oct. 8

Update from Adams School

10/08/2001 : Portola Pizza Night Oct. 12

Opportunity Oct. 10 for parents, students to talk at Portola

10/07/2001 : Adams School bulletin, week of Oct. 8

10/05/2001 : El Cerrito High junior/senior bulletin

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Raising a scientist a messy business

10/04/2001 : Harding School will hold fall carnival Oct. 20

Volunteers needed at Adams School Oct. 9 and 11

10/03/2001 : Internship opportunity for high school seniors of color

10/02/2001 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Oct. 1

10/01/2001 : El Cerrito High pizza fundraiser Oct. 4

09/30/2001 : Parents needed for grad night planning

Adams PTA bulletin -- week of Oct. 5

Support El Cerrito High with eScrip

09/28/2001 : Oct. 3 school board agenda

Logic of teens subject of Oct. 2 talk in Oakland

Adult/student forums to be held at Portola School in October

SAT verbal workshop at El Cerrito High

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Book talks can be rewarding for adult and child

09/27/2001 : Castro School October newsletter

09/25/2001 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of Sept. 24

09/24/2001 : Agenda for Sept. 25 Portola PTA meeting

State's future teachers will face new standards (Bakersfield Californian)

09/23/2001 : Schools report difficulty recruiting principals (Chronicle)

Adams PTA bulletin, week of Sept. 24

09/21/2001 : School district names new regional superintendent for El Cerrito area, fiscal services director

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Careful book selection sets stage for good book talk

Gifted advisory committee will select new officers at Oct. 8 meeting

09/18/2001 : Workshops on raising teenagers Oct. 4

09/17/2001 : El Cerrito High bulletin, week of Sept. 17

09/16/2001 : Adams School PTA bulletin week of Sept. 17

Portola PTA news: Back to School Night Sept. 20, book exchange, volunteer training

Helping children deal with disaster

09/14/2001 : School supply drive at El Cerrito High through Sept. 21

SCHOOLS COLUMN: If you want to raise a reader, read often

Agenda for Sept. 19 school board meeting

Progress report night changed, other El Cerrito High announcements

09/12/2001 : West County schools remain open, activities continue as scheduled

09/11/2001 : Sept. 11 El Cerrito High update -- blood need, community service, Back to School Night

09/10/2001 : El Cerrito High sophomore class has email

Membership information for El Cerrito High PTSA

09/09/2001 : Adams PTA bulletin for week of Sept. 11

09/08/2001 : Teachers say Cal State system didn't adequately prepare them (Orange County Register)

Low performing schools may get more funds (LA Times)

09/07/2001 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: District designing new approach to literacy

09/06/2001 : Dates of El Cerrito High senior activities listed

El Cerrito High families asked to sign up with escrip

09/04/2001 : Portola pizza night Sept. 14

El Cerrito High bulletin week of Sept. 3

09/03/2001 : School board member Player to hold focus group Sept. 29 in Pinole

09/02/2001 : Adams PTA Bulletin - Week of September 3

Portola PTA president reports successful first week

09/01/2001 : El Cerrito High parent/student book club will meet Sept. 13

08/31/2001 : Deadline to applicy for freshman class officers at El Cerrito High Sept. 6

West County School Watch is back!

School district receives grant aimed at ending achievement gap

Classified reductions, report on opening of school, charter school update among items on Sept. 5 school board agenda

Meeting Sept. 6 for El Cerrito High forensics team members, parents

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Celebrate Back to School Sept. 8 -- just for the fun of it

08/30/2001 : El Cerrito High weekly bulletin

08/27/2001 : El Cerrito High PTSA agenda Sept. 4; schedule of future meetings

Adams PTA hints and tips

08/26/2001 : Adams PTA Bulletin - Week of August 27

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Complaints and complacency, who's who in the schools?

08/24/2001 : Ed. Fund mini and schoolwide grant applications due Oct. 1

SCHOOLS COLUMN: What parent involvement looks like

Youth Educator Program site coordinators needed

08/20/2001 : Information for new Portola band students, parents

Activities, supplies, information planned for Sept. 8 Back to School Celebration

08/19/2001 : Adams Middle School PTA Bulletin, Week of August 20

08/17/2001 : SCHOOLS COLUMN: New teachers attend school of their own

08/15/2001 : School district analysis of spring test scores shows modest but steady improvement

STAR test results released (link to main state page)

STAR testing results from spring 2001 released (link to WCCUSD results)

08/10/2001 : Special education instruction among items on school board agenda for Aug. 15

Adams Middle School orientation Aug. 17

SCHOOLS COLUMN: How school personnel spend the summer

08/08/2001 : Classes being Aug. 27 at El Cerrito High; registration Aug. 16, 17, 23

08/06/2001 : El Cerrito High registration Aug. 16 and 17

08/05/2001 : Portola school news: Orientation Aug. 14, PTA/Music Parents meetings Aug. 28

08/03/2001 : Aug. 10 concert by student musicians will benefit exchange program

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Learning outside the classroom

08/02/2001 : ECHS sophomore class car wash Aug. 4 in Kensington

Back to School Celebration set for Sept. 8

08/01/2001 : New graduation requirements, accountability position approved by school board Aug. 1 (revised Aug. 3)

New Madera principal, Portola vice principal appointed Aug. 1

Volunteers needed Aug. 16 and 17 to help with registration at El Cerrito High

Rep. Miller comments on President Bush's speech on education

07/31/2001 : El Cerrito High news: registration packets out soon, PTSA dates

07/30/2001 : Teachers turning down testing score bonuses (Chronicle)

07/29/2001 : Colleges experimenting with e-books (Sacramento Bee)

07/27/2001 : Graduation requirements among items on Aug. 1 school board agenda

Local students among those honored by Asian American Journalists Association

SCHOOLS COLUMN: Shopping for a school? No easy answers

07/19/2001 : Poll shows children's emotional well-being a major concern of parents

Two El Cerrito High graduates among winners of scholarship offered by UC group

07/17/2001 : Portola PTA to meet July 26

07/14/2001 : School board to hold special session July 17

07/12/2001 : Principal appointed for Castro School; Madera principal transferred (updated July 14)

07/09/2001 : Assessment of school district available on-line

Long-range literacy plan, administrative appointments among items on July 11 school board agenda

07/07/2001 : Castro principal leaves for job in Oakland

NEA agrees to partnership with other teachers union -- the AFT (LA Times)

06/27/2001 : School board makes cuts to balance budget (West County Times)

06/22/2001 : School board to meet June 25 to adopt a budget

With opening of new middle school planned, school district looking to establish new boundaries

06/21/2001 : Assistant principal for El Cerrito High among new administrators appointed by school district (updated July 2)

06/20/2001 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Young has lost his right to complain about El Cerrito schools

School district approves Internet filter

06/18/2001 : Certificates, awards, photos available for pickup from Portola

06/16/2001 : School board agenda Wednesday, June 20

06/15/2001 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: El Cerrito High blight doesn't stop at the windows

06/14/2001 : Special school board meeting on budget Monday, June 18

06/12/2001 : Historically Black College Fair set for Sept. 23

El Cerrito High grad night party update, viewing information

Castro School June PTA newsletter

06/11/2001 : El Cerrito High bulletin week of June 11

Update on Portola transfers

Adams School special bulletin -- last day dismissal and more

06/10/2001 : OPINION: The API game -- what if we win and still lose?

Adams School bulletin week of June 11

06/06/2001 : School district to offer incentives to recruit new teachers to some schools

06/05/2001 : Portola drama presents "Wizard of Oz" June 7 and 8

El Cerrito High bulletin week of June 4

Volunteers needed to prepare for El Cerrito High grad night

06/01/2001 : Proposed budget, textbook adoptions among items on June 6 school board meeting

05/30/2001 : Legislation would fund backpack study (Sacramento Bee)

05/28/2001 : Adams PTA bulletin, week of May 28

05/25/2001 : Stege School to hold carnival June 2

West County School Watch May 25: Youth Together, Healthy Start grants, Kids' Rally

El Cerrito High casino night nets $8,000 for scholarships, sign

Parent volunteers needed for June 13 Portola graduation ceremony

Portola Healthy Start meeting June 4

Adams School bulletin: Ed. Fund summer scholarship deadline extended to May 31

05/23/2001 : Board member Player to hold focus group June 2

05/20/2001 : El Cerrito High calendar for week of May 21, announcements

Adams School bulletin week of May 21

Ed. Fund honors excellent teachers (photos)

05/16/2001 : El Cerrito High Junior/Senior Bulletin May 2001

05/15/2001 : El Cerrito High calendar week of May 14

05/14/2001 : Energy update from state Senator Don Perata -- school rebate funding (May 14)

05/13/2001 : Adams School bulletin week of May 14

05/12/2001 : Energy update from state Senator Don Perata (May 11)

Reorganization, budget revisions, middle school texts on May 16 school board agenda

05/11/2001 : Adams School Flea Market May 19 (updated May 11)

05/09/2001 : El Cerrito High teacher invites parents to May 30 program on good reading habits

05/08/2001 : Portola pizza night May 11

Applications available on-line for Ed Fund scholarships for summer programs

Portola PTA newsletter

Portola GATE meeting May 14

05/04/2001 : School board to hold budget study session May 8

05/03/2001 : Improvement plans for El Cerrito High, Portola and Castro approved May 2 by school board

05/02/2001 : El Cerrito High PTSA meeting May 8

State considers change in school repair funding (Chronicle)

Adams PTA special bulletin

04/30/2001 : El Cerrito High calendar, week of April 30

Action plans for El Cerrito High, Portola and Castro reform available on-line

Spring school music performance schedule

Ed. Fund brings jazz to West County schools

04/29/2001 : Fundraising sale at Madera School May 12

Adams Middle School bulletin week of April 30

04/27/2001 : School board agenda for May 2 includes approval of underperforming school plans for 3 El Cerrito schools, science standards, Internet filtering

04/25/2001 : El Cerrito High STAR testing begins May 1

04/24/2001 : Ed. Fund news: summer program scholarships for students, Excellence winners talk about teaching

School district art show continues through May 16, awards program April 27

Portola state-mandated STAR testing begins May 1

04/22/2001 : Adams School bulletin, week of April 23

School district GATE group meets April 23

04/19/2001 : State looks at way to attract teachers to low-performing schools (San Diego Union)

Host families needed to participate in foreign exchange program

04/17/2001 : Adams School flea market May 19

04/16/2001 : Portola artwork on display at symphony performance Thursday, students and families offered free admission

04/15/2001 : Portola plans Earth Day effort

Congressman Miller poised to make changes in education policy (Sacramento Bee)

04/13/2001 : El Cerrito High PTSA officers selected, president still needed

04/12/2001 : Youth suicide topic of April 24 program at El Cerrito High

04/11/2001 : Reform action plans to be reviewed by school board April 25

Buses available to take Portola students, chaperones to Cal open house April 21

04/10/2001 : Film by Richmond students wins award

El Cerrito High calendar week of April 9

04/09/2001 : El Cerrito High meeting on grad night April 11

Staff, students at Castro raising funds for school in Kenya

04/08/2001 : Adams School news, week of April 9

04/07/2001 : El Cerrito High Junior/Senior Bulletin April 3

04/05/2001 : El Cerrito High PTSA meets April 10

04/04/2001 : Fairmont, other district schools assigned new principals for coming academic year

04/03/2001 : Pizza night for El Cerrito High is April 5

El Cerrito High bulletin week of April 2

04/02/2001 : Portola staff vs. student basketball games April 10 and 11

04/01/2001 : El Cerrito High band concert April 5

Adams calendar week of April 2, announcements

Last two Adams PTA meetings of the year set for April 11, May 9

03/30/2001 : School board agenda for April 4 includes principal assignments

B of A offers loans targeted at educators

El Cerrito High Junior/Senior Bulletin

Castro book fair April 2-6

03/29/2001 : Castro, El Cerrito High, Madera teachers among those selected for Ed. Fund excellence awards

Middle school science and math texts under review by district available for viewing

03/27/2001 : El Cerrito High announcements, week of March 26

El Cerrito High bands to perform Thursday night

03/26/2001 : West County School Watch: March 28 conference on youth violence

Portola PTA meeting March 27

Portola Drama Department will hold bake sale before March 28 concert

Portola magazine fund-raiser under way

03/25/2001 : Adams bulletin week of March 26

03/24/2001 : El Cerrito High PTSA officers for next year needed

03/23/2001 : Casino Night April 6 benefits Friends of El Cerrito High

Gifted program meeting March 26

Upcoming El Cerrito High events: March 28 talent show, March 30 blood drive; chaperones needed for May 11 dance

Community input sought at March 27 meeting at El Cerrito High

03/21/2001 : Parents needed to lead Earth Day effort at El Cerrito High

Adult education offering programs on testing, kindergarten readiness

Albany program March 22 on harassment

03/19/2001 : El Cerrito High calendar, week of March 19

Program for GATE parents April 5

03/18/2001 : Adams School calendar and news, week of March 19

Adams notice: 7th Grade Course Selection week of March 19

West County School Watch: Measure M Action Plan adopted, Speak Out Against Youth Violence

03/17/2001 : New state information on underperforming schools program: Frequently asked questions

03/16/2001 : Power Point presentation on Measure M spending plan -- hosted by West County School Watch (Use "Page Down" to progress through pages)

03/15/2001 : Scholarship essay contest for African-American students

School board agenda March 21 -- Superintendent's contract, API Performance Awards, science standards among topics

03/13/2001 : El Cerrito High weekly calendar (week of March 12)

03/12/2001 : Portola PTA Newsletter (posted March 12)

El Cerrito High PTSA will meet March 13 to talk with school board member Glen Price and discuss Earth Day

03/11/2001 : The trajedy of homeless children (Long Beach Press-Telegram)

Symphony in Richmond March 18

Adams School Bulletin, Week of March 12

03/09/2001 : Help El Cerrito High fund library chairs

West County School Watch: Hercules Rejection of Secession a Wakeup Call

03/07/2001 : Board approves Measure M Action Plan March 7, Harding in first phase

Note from Trooper Johnson: Noisy kids needed!

03/06/2001 : Ed Fund offering free gardening workshop for students, teachers, parents and neighbors March 14

Castro School parking changes, Sister City celebration sponsorship, call for new pool architect approved by City Council March 5

03/05/2001 : School board member Player to hold forum March 31

El Cerrito High weekly bulletin , March 5

03/04/2001 : Adams School weekly bulletin (March 4)

03/02/2001 : March 14 PTA meeting, other Adams Middle School news

Celebrating Read Across America (photo)

Agenda for March 7 school board meeting

West County School Watch: Hercules Measure G, Richmond Middle School

03/01/2001 : Changes to drop-off areas at Castro School among items on March 5 council agenda

02/28/2001 : Drummer Dave Black to perform with Portola bands March 28

02/27/2001 : Read Across America project: community members tell favorite children's books (Assemblywoman Aroner added)

East Bay college program May 12 in Moraga

Fund-raiser for El Cerrito High grad night

Agenda for March 1 school board closed session on superintendent's evaluation

Lucas Educational Foundation joins call for social and emotional learning in schools

02/26/2001 : Police target traffic problems around schools (SF Chronicle)

El Cerrito High weekly calendar

02/25/2001 : El Cerrito High pizza night March 1

El Cerrito High Grad Night group meets March 7

Feb. 27 Portola PTA meeting agenda

02/24/2001 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Block scheduling gotta die!

02/20/2001 : Planning under way for elementary art fair April 4-May 16

02/16/2001 : PG&E to offer schools information on energy conservation

02/15/2001 : Support needed for El Cerrito High Casino Night, coming April 6

02/14/2001 : Scholarship fund targets El Cerrito High graduates

02/13/2001 : Report from Congressman Miller's office: Democrats urge Bush to release school repair funds

02/12/2001 : El Cerrito High weekly calendar and annoucements (Feb. 12)

02/11/2001 : Test prep programs available to El Cerrito High students

Board member Price to speak at Feb. 13 PTSA meeting at El Cerrito High

02/09/2001 : School board passes resolution against harassment of gays (WC Times)

02/08/2001 : Information on underperforming school program in three El Cerrito schools

02/07/2001 : Applications accepted in February for intra-district transfers

02/06/2001 : El Cerrito High Junior and Senior Bulletin, Jan. 29

02/05/2001 : El Cerrito High weekly calendar, announcements

News for El Cerrito High and Portola music parents

02/04/2001 : Find something special at "Harding Goes Hollywood" auction on Feb. 10 (updated Feb. 7)

02/03/2001 : El Cerrito High looking for support for escript fundraiser

02/02/2001 : Agenda for Feb. 7 school board meeting

01/31/2001 : Photos of Castro School mural dedication

01/29/2001 : UC Extension offers parents the inside scoop on reading instruction Feb. 10

Sponsors sought for Portola "Musical Chairs" fundraiser

01/26/2001 : Consultants survey El Cerrito High parents for reform process; forum Feb. 1

West County School Watch Jan. 26: Bid awarded for Richmond middle school

01/23/2001 : Job shadow program begins Feb. 2

Board member Player to hold focus group Jan. 27

01/22/2001 : El Cerrito High weekly calendar, announcements

01/21/2001 : Student activity fund meeting Jan. 22 at El Cerrito High

01/20/2001 : El Cerrito High PTSA meets Feb. 13

01/19/2001 : Agenda of special school board meeting Jan. 23 on role of Measure M committee, bid for Richmond Middle School construction

Gifted and Talented Education meeting Jan. 22

01/18/2001 : Castro mural dedication Jan. 31

01/17/2001 : Schoolwise Press on API scores

School board votes to switch to even-year elections, OKs charter school, delays Measure M action plan Jan. 17

State releases latest API data

Great Schools report on latest API scores

01/16/2001 : Weekly announcements from El Cerrito High

Cows in El Cerrito

01/15/2001 : West County School Watch: Hercules vote counterproductive

01/12/2001 : Charter school, Measure M projects, switch to even-year election among items on Jan. 17 school board agenda

01/11/2001 : News for El Cerrito High seniors

Update from schools superintendent on Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team and attendance audit

01/10/2001 : Update on Young Americans Jan. 18 performance, workshop beginning Jan. 16

El Cerrito High weekly bulletin, announcements Jan. 8 -

01/05/2001 : Young Americans visit to El Cerrito will include concert Jan. 18

01/04/2001 : Nominations sought for Ed. Fund Teaching Excellence awards

01/03/2001 : Windrush students provide winning entries in El Cerrito Lions Peace Poster Contest

Homes needed for entertainers visiting El Cerrito High, Portola

Council opposes switching school elections to even years, leaning to change for council as well

01/02/2001 : E-Commerce and more featured through UC Extension

El Cerrito High Pizza Roma night Thursday, Jan. 4

Grad night planning meeting Jan. 10

01/01/2001 : School board member Price opening consulting business

12/31/2000 : West County School Watch: Election-change poll, testing, professional change, peace millennium

12/22/2000 : Adams School winter newsletter: Update on academies and more

12/20/2000 : Teachers, school board ratify agreement for 10 percent raise

12/19/2000 : High school seniors sought for two-hour-a-day job at Castro

12/18/2000 : El Cerrito High calendar week of Dec. 18, announcements

12/13/2000 : Raises, Portola reform team, Measure M oversight committee makeup approved by school board Dec. 13

El Cerrito High weekly calendar, announcements

Volunteers wanted for job shadow program

12/07/2000 : Help needed for Young American visit to El Cerrito High Jan 16-18

12/06/2000 : El Cerrito wants to hear from residents interested in Measure M oversight committee

Teams, evaluators for reform process in two El Cerrito schools approved by school board Dec. 6; Harris selected board president

12/05/2000 : El Cerrito High weekly calendar Dec. 5 -

12/04/2000 : Background on the Community Alliance for Public Education

12/03/2000 : School board to hold special meeting Dec. 5 on Measure M planning, oversight committee

12/02/2000 : Selection of new officers, IIUSP reform process update on Dec. 6 school board agenda

12/01/2000 : West County School Watch (Glen Price): Giving thanks

El Cerrito High pizza night Dec. 7

El Cerrito High grad night meeting Dec. 6

11/30/2000 : El Cerrito High clean-up Dec. 9

11/29/2000 : Castro School December newsletter: Traffic improvements sought, calendar, more

Panel discusses future of education at Democratic Club meeting

New principal, vice principal at Portola

11/28/2000 : El Cerrito High Junior/Senior Bulletin

11/27/2000 : El Cerrito High weekly announcements Nov. 27 -

11/21/2000 : "Men in Plaid" teach water conservation

Educator Jan Mettler to speak at Nov. 27 event

School board moves ahead with plans for facilities bond oversight committee

11/17/2000 : EC Demo Club will hold forum on education Nov. 28

El Cerrito High calendar Nov. 20-

11/16/2000 : El Cerrito High senior activities

11/15/2000 : Board hears update on underperforming schools program at Nov. 15 meeting

San Jose State visit to ECHS changed to Nov. 20

11/13/2000 : ECHS Weekly Bulletin (Nov. 13 - )

11/10/2000 : Underperforming schools program to be discussed at Nov. 15 board meeting

11/09/2000 : El Cerrito High Site Council meets Nov. 14

Upcoming events at El Cerrito High: Nov. 16 carnival, Nov. 17 Blood Drive, canned food drive

Junior/Senior Bulletin from El Cerrito High

On-line college information sources from El Cerrito High program

11/06/2000 : El Cerrito High calendar, week of Nov. 6

Ed Fund grant recipients announced

11/05/2000 : School district's report on Nov. 1 board meeting

West County School Watch Nov. 5, ballot recommendations

11/04/2000 : El Cerrito High PTSA meeting Nov. 14, other ECHS announcements

11/01/2000 : Internet training program on El Cerrito High campus approved

E-mail forum serves parents of teens

10/31/2000 : El Cerrito High PTSA seeking support for Measure L

El Cerrito High news (posted Oct. 31)

10/29/2000 : Internet lab at El Cerrito High among items on Nov. 1 school board agenda

10/27/2000 : Richmond coach plans to scoot to Sacramento Nov. 1 to promote education

College application program for juniors, parents Nov. 8 at El Cerrito High

West County School Watch Oct. 27: Measure M Q & A

10/26/2000 : All district schools will be open Oct. 27, in wake of plastics recycling plant fire

Settlement over special education costs

November Castro newsletter: state intervention program, spirit days, more

10/24/2000 : Dance performance at El Cerrito High Oct. 26

10/22/2000 : El Cerrito High forum update (posted Oct. 22)

Focus group with board member Oct. 28

10/21/2000 : Superintendent's report on school facilities master plan

School superintendent's update: debt relief, attendance audit, negotiations

10/19/2000 : State Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin to visit two Richmond schools Oct. 24

West County School Watch: Walking El Cerrito for Measure M Oct. 21

10/18/2000 : School board honors 32 schools for API gains, approves school plans at Oct. 18 meeting

El Cerrito High homecoming activities Oct. 23-27

10/17/2000 : El Cerrito High announcements (posted Oct. 17)

10/16/2000 : Three El Cerrito schools accepted for state underperforming schools program

10/15/2000 : Accountability report, school plans on Oct. 18 board agenda

10/13/2000 : West County School Watch Oct. 13: Letter to parents

El Cerrito High upcoming dates

10/12/2000 : Adams PTA fall newsletter: Academies, membership, fund-raising and more

10/09/2000 : Election issues subject of Oct. 11 Castro PTA meeting, with school board president

Harding art show Oct. 23-27

10/08/2000 : El Cerrito schools apply for underperforming schools program

West County School Watch Oct. 6: After school resource fair Oct. 12

10/05/2000 : Teachers pack Oct. 4 school board meeting to call for raise

10/04/2000 : New school API data released by state shows gains

10/02/2000 : West County School Watch Oct. 29: Taxpayers group endorses Measure M

10/01/2000 : Kennedy's Enos to be honored at Oct. 4 board meeting

09/28/2000 : Report from state Senator Don Perata: Governor Oks Oakland reading program

El Cerrito High bulletin: Pizza fundraiser

Update on Hercules school construction

09/26/2000 : Cleanup Oct. 1 and other Castro School news

El Cerrito High reading workshops Sept. 26 and Oct. 3

09/25/2000 : El Cerrito High weekly bulletin, Sept. 25

School district debt relief bill signed by governor

09/22/2000 : El Cerrito High scholarship information

West County School Watch Sept. 22: East Richmond perspective on Measure M

09/21/2000 : School grant information on district web site

School superintendent's update: negotiations and debt relief

09/18/2000 : Reps from historic black colleges in Richmond Sept. 24

New state group aims to put arts back in classrooms

09/16/2000 : El Cerrito High weekly bulletin Sept. 16

09/15/2000 : Least-toxic pest management among items on Sept. 20 school board agenda

SAT, PSAT date information

El Cerrito High makeup picture day Sept. 21

Four district schools benefit from federal grant

El Cerrito High looking for NT troubleshooters

West County School Watch Sept. 15: Measure M, debt relief, Ed Fund

09/13/2000 : El Cerrito students benefit from federal GEAR UP grant

Nominations sought for EC Student Activity Fund

09/11/2000 : ECHS Email Forum-volunteers, dates, school supply drive

09/09/2000 : Visitors find information, challenges at Back to School Celebration

09/08/2000 : Back to School nights begin Sept. 12; El Cerrito High progress report night Sept. 28

09/07/2000 : Elementary schools welcome new principals

West County School Watch Action Alert on debt relief legislation

Adams PTA members will be treated to special dinner, entertainment

09/06/2000 : Variety of activities planned for Sept. 9 West County Back to School Celebration

Ed Fund grant information now on-line! Deadline Oct. 2

09/04/2000 : Measure M forum Sept. 25

Support the El Cerrito (High) Student Activity Fund

09/02/2000 : School board agenda for Sept. 6 includes report on opening of school

09/01/2000 : El Cerrito High announcements, week of Sept. 4

El Cerrito High announcements: elections, community service

Debt Relief Bill Passes Legislature! (West County School Watch, Sept. 1)

08/30/2000 : LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Son's first day at Portola a bureaucratic nightmare

08/29/2000 : El Cerrito High weekly bulletin

Openings on El Cerrito High site council

08/28/2000 : Castro School news on-line!

08/27/2000 : El Cerrito High daily schedule

El Cerrito High calendar for 2000-01 school year

Portola's PTA is helping improve communication between home and school

08/25/2000 : West County School Watch, Aug. 25: Support for Measure M grows

08/22/2000 : Meet new Castro principal at Sept. 7 event

08/20/2000 : School board member Player will head focus group Aug. 26

08/18/2000 : West County School Watch Aug. 18: Measure M on the Nov. 7 ballot

08/17/2000 : School board discusses priorities for elementary school repairs

08/15/2000 : State posts more detailed analysis of STAR test results

08/13/2000 : New schedule announced for Adams

08/12/2000 : School repairs, lunch prices on school board agenda for Aug. 16

Community back to school celebration planned for Sept. 9; donations, volunteers sought

08/09/2000 : Two new regional schools superintendents hired from outside district

08/08/2000 : Classes begin Aug. 28 at El Cerrito High, Aug. 29 at other district schools

08/04/2000 : West County School Watch Aug. 4: Help needed to make Back to School festival a success

El Cerrito High updates available by email

08/03/2000 : Richmond-based Shoe Pavilion reports record sales

Community to welcome new Kennedy principal Aug. 7

Board agrees to ballot measure for elementary school repairs, OKs Richmond charter school

07/28/2000 : Bond measure, Richmond charter school on Aug. 2 board agenda

West County School Watch July 29: Delivering on the promise of Measure E

07/27/2000 : Special school board meeting July 31 on facilities plan

07/26/2000 : Local Democrats to host Torlakson fundraiser Aug. 18

Schools are city's top challenge, mayor says; Friedman also says he's unlikely to seek re-election

07/24/2000 : Manzanita charter school opens website

07/21/2000 : West County School Watch for July 21, 2000: Test scores a wake up call

07/20/2000 : Online learning can be a boon if you have the right stuff

School board will hold meeting July 26 on facilities, potential bond funds

07/18/2000 : GreatSchools three-year, by-school comparison of STAR data (fill in school name in purple box)

West County students show gains in most areas on STAR test

07/17/2000 : Three-year comparison of WCCUSD students scoring above national average

State releases STAR test results

07/15/2000 : Special school board meeting Monday, July 17

07/13/2000 : School board meeting schedule 2000-01

07/08/2000 : Agenda for special school meeting July 12 on facilities measure survey results

07/07/2000 : West County School Watch July 7: District implements facilities efforts, studies funding

07/06/2000 : School board discusses plan for district improvement at July 5 meeting

07/03/2000 : School administrator Blackman announces retirement

07/01/2000 : Profile: Schools superintendent Gloria Johnston

06/30/2000 : School board to hear specifics on district strategic plan July 5

New Portola vice principal named

06/27/2000 : School board to meet June 28 to consider opinion poll on support for facilities measure

06/26/2000 : West County School Watch June 23: District meetings with NAACP will continue

06/23/2000 : Adams newsletter: looking ahead to academies program and reflecting on year's successes

State safe schools report

Portola PTA to meet July 20

06/22/2000 : Charter school approved, Castro and Kennedy principals appointed at June 21 board meeting

06/21/2000 : School board, community discuss issues raised by NAACP at June 20 meeting, and promise more sessions will follow

06/20/2000 : Comments from State Senator Don Perata on education funds

06/18/2000 : Charter middle school, budget, more on June 21 school agenda

Special school board meeting June 20 on NAACP concerns

06/17/2000 : West County School Watch June 16: Graduation address

06/15/2000 : School district to add preschool programs to eight schools in Richmond and San Pablo

Update from superintendent on attendance audit

06/14/2000 : How hot was it Wednesday?

06/13/2000 : UC Extension offers summer courses for teens

06/09/2000 : West County School Watch June 9: Sacramento trips, budget

Portola Drama Department performing "Oliver" through Sunday

06/08/2000 : Negotiations, peer assistance, GATE education discussed by board at June 7 meeting

Portola choir tops off season with June 7 performance

06/02/2000 : School board to hold budget study session June 5

05/31/2000 : Profile of schools superintendent (West County Times)

05/30/2000 : Castro sixth-graders explore Yosemite

05/27/2000 : School board to meet May 30 on administrative appointments

05/25/2000 : Adams holding multicultural festival June 1

West County School Watch May 26: More Sacramento action and reflections on testing and assessment

Community walk Saturday

05/22/2000 : Comments from Education Fund honorees, including two El Cerrito High teachers

Madera receives award for reading efforts

05/20/2000 : Harding carnival photos

School district calendar for coming year

Update from schools superintendent on attendance audit

05/19/2000 : List of 2000-01 school district administrative apointments

West County School Watch for May 19: Debt relief efforts continue, ACLU lawsuit over inadequate education

05/17/2000 : New vice principals for El Cerrito High and Portola, charter school proposal praised, new social studies standards adopted at May 17 board meeting

05/16/2000 : Harding carnival Saturday, May 20

Charter school, history standards and administrative appointments before board May 17

05/15/2000 : Portola band and choir on the road

05/13/2000 : Kids and teachers in creeks

Photos of rally in Sacramento for West County schools

05/12/2000 : West County School Watch May 12: Sacramento rally a success

05/11/2000 : School music festival dates

05/07/2000 : District meetings on school facilities; El Cerrito meeting May 16

Harding teacher is district's Teacher of the Year

Focus group with school board member Player May 20

School board to meet May 8 to discuss budget

05/06/2000 : West County School Watch: Sacramento rally May 11 in support of West County schools

05/03/2000 : Barbara Taylor appointed Harding principal; board OKs second phase of reorganization plan

05/01/2000 : Plenty more chances to see student musicians

Second phase of district reorganization plan to be presented May 3

04/17/2000 : Board April 19 to consider supporting two Sacramento rallies

04/13/2000 : Action plans for Fairmont, 7 other schools approved by school board

04/11/2000 : Bringing history alive

04/10/2000 : Excerpts from the Fairmont School Action Plan, as submitted for board approval at its April 13 meeting.

04/07/2000 : West County School Watch for April 7

Articles by Castro Room 24 students 1999-2000

04/05/2000 : Speakers question high number of African-American administrators issued layoff notices

04/02/2000 : Developer fees, MRAD on April 5 board agenda

04/01/2000 : Portola PTA newsletter April 2000

Elementary art show through May 30

03/27/2000 : Batting cages at El Cerrito High near completion

03/25/2000 : “Deconstructing Harry”: West Contra Costa prepares for groundbreaking of Richmond’s new middle school

March 25 Player focus group focuses on school improvement

03/15/2000 : Trustees want major revisions to plans for improving Fairmont, seven other schools

03/12/2000 : Budget update, strategic plan, superintendent's contract on board's March 15 agenda

03/10/2000 : Harding fundraiser nets $5,000

03/04/2000 : West County School Watch --- March 3, 2000

03/03/2000 : New traffic controls near Portola School to be considered by council March 6

03/01/2000 : Board OKs Title I overhaul at March 1 meeting

All district music festival March 16

Grant expands Project SEED math program in West County schools

Information sessions on Academies programs begin March 14

Portola PTA information phone line now available

Adams School News

Healy shares lessons learned in 36 years in education

Elementary science fairs coming in May

02/29/2000 : West County School Watch --- Leap Day Edition

02/28/2000 : Board to consider Title I recommendations March 1

02/27/2000 : West County School Watch: Part Two of "For the Children" recommendations

02/16/2000 : School board OKs charter school policy Feb. 16

02/13/2000 : Charter school policy to be considered by school board Feb. 16

02/07/2000 : Joint meeting of school board, council draws talk of cooperation, comments on quality of school

02/02/2000 : Kennedy improvements, charter schools discussed by school board Feb. 2; interim curriculum director named

02/01/2000 : Portola Middle School seeking donation of piano

MacIntosh equipment needed

Harding School goes Hollywood for Valentine’s auction Feb. 12

Joint meeting of the school board and City Council Feb. 7

Join an e-mail list for Portola news

01/30/2000 : Kennedy, charter schools and steroid policy before board Feb. 2

Boys basketball games get TV, radio coverage

01/29/2000 : Analysis of budget shows ways in which West Contra Costa finances differ from other districts

01/25/2000 : Kennedy High successes, challenges highlighted at school board meeting Jan. 5

01/20/2000 : School board member Patricia Player will hold focus group Jan 29

Portola jazz bands and choir perform Feb. 6. at Mr. E's in Berkeley

State Teacher of the Year shares rewards, frustrations of profession, asks for support of reforms

01/16/2000 : Budget study to be reviewed by school board Jan. 19

01/06/2000 : Pacific Sticks at Castro

01/02/2000 : Kennedy High concerns on school board agenda Jan. 5

12/20/1999 : Young women glimpse possibilities in math and science careers at "Choices for Women of the New Millennium" conference

12/17/1999 : Charming entertainer

12/09/1999 : School board seats new members, selects Glen Price president, appoints Fairmont committee

12/02/1999 : Good fortune brings mural to Castro School

12/01/1999 : Superintendent's cable TV program for December will feature new teachers

ECHS to hold dinner on performance Dec. 7; six modified days changed to regular schedule

11/28/1999 : Cable program on local schools features Project Seed, facilities

11/26/1999 : West County School Watch for Nov. 26: Title I Evaluation Results Presented

11/25/1999 : City staff expecting report soon on intersection near Portola, plans meeting with school officials

11/10/1999 : Adjournment

11/06/1999 : Hot off the grill

Team work

11/05/1999 : West County School Watch for Nov. 5, 1999: Reading, Writing and Renewal

11/01/1999 : Several El Cerrito schools receive Ed Fund grants

City, high school working on crisis plan

Canon firing OKed

10/27/1999 : Students and families air concerns about Kennedy High at Oct. 27, 1999 school board meeting; trustees discuss campaign finances

10/15/1999 : Parent-teacher conferences set for early November

10/13/1999 : School board supports call for state relief from debt payments

10/01/1999 : Madera third-graders learn from senior pals

Contest for schools to improve recycling efforts

09/28/1999 : Firefighter visits classrooms to save lives

09/22/1999 : Teachers, school board ratify contract that includes 7.61 percent raise

09/11/1999 : Sept 11 1999 Back to School fest photos

09/07/1999 : Kathy Hennig profile provided for nov 2 1999 election

George Harris III profile provided for Nov 2 1999 election

09/04/1999 : Adams Middle School receives major grant

09/01/1999 : Castro's Word Wizard program is back this year!

John Cruger-Hansen profile for nov 2 1999 election

A piece of the action: school pizza nights

08/28/1999 : Sivilay principal at Portola

08/24/1999 : Democratic Club forum Aug 24 draws large crowd, comments on discontent with schools

08/20/1999 : El Cerrito High orientation, Aug, 29, 1999

08/18/1999 : Alvarado school will house adult ed

08/01/1999 : School reorganization August 1999


Front   Calendar   Links   Archive   Contact

* Indicates offsite link. Your browser will open the site in another window.
Get help using El Cerrito Wire here.