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U.S. Women’s soccer star’s contribution to kennedy high
A star athlete helping the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team chase its World Cup dreams in France, has also been helping to make a difference in a college readiness program at Kennedy High in Richmond.
The Richmond Standard. June 26, 2019.
soccer coach’s goal: giving his players ‘educational hope’
Richmond High School boys soccer coach, Rene Siles, worked to change the culture around the team to be college oriented.
Contra Costa Times. February 2, 2015.
Richmond high student guadalupe morales is ivy league bound
Morales said she never dreamed four years ago that she'd be going to a prestigious Ivy League school like Brown University.
Richmond Confidential. February 11, 2011.
The road to college
It’s never too early to start prepping for college, especially during these tough economic times. With the right steps, students and their families can stay on the right path to higher education.
Contra Costa Times. August 8, 2009.
Education is all in your mind
Mr. Aronson and others taught black and Hispanic junior high school students how the brain works, explaining that the students possessed the ability, if they worked hard, to make themselves smarter. This erased up to half of the difference between minority and white achievement levels.
The New York Times. February 7, 2009.
College is real, so is award
Alamo man honored by Danville Chamber of Commerce for helping to start program for Richmond High School students.
San Ramon Valley Times. February 2, 2009.
Ceo helps facilitate soccer players’ goals
Brad Blake of Alamo runs a company, but spends some of his free time helping student-athletes make it to college.
Contra Costa Times. November 10, 2008.
making college a reality in richmond
Learn how you can help some well-deserving kids who face a lot of diversity in their daily lives achieve their dream of attending college.
Mellinger Around Alamo. May 31, 2008.
From high school to the future: potholes on the road to college
This report focuses on how many students in Chicago public schools are enrolled in college, what types of schools they attended, and how important their qualifications had in shaping their access to and graduation from college.
Consortium on Chicago School Research. March 2008.
Weak school support, financial aid hurdles derail even most qualified Chicago students on the road to college
With weak school support and financial aid hurdles, Latino students are most at risk of not making it to college. School culture and teacher relationships are critical when it comes to college enrollment.
Consortium on Chicago School Research. March 12, 2008.
a shared goal
Divided by class, soccer rivals united by the love of the game.
San Francisco Chronicle. February 21, 2007.
Richmond players build soccer bond
The Richmond High School boys’ soccer team and their sportsmanship inspired individuals, such as Brad Blake, to use their resources and relationships to offer academic support.
Contra Costa Times. February 16, 2006.
Short passes… did you know
Richmond High School boys soccer team lost against Monte Vista resulted in an inspiring evening.
Soccer America. May 30, 2005.