Schools

Maya Lin School Wins NFL Challenge

Feb 02,2016

Players from the Oakland Raiders and representatives from the National Football League (NFL) visited Maya Lin School on Tuesday to reward students there for winning the Super Bowl Play 60 Challenge, a fitness program developed by the NFL and the American Heart Association.  

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Courtesy photo. Master Robert Shallow looks on as seventh-grader Stella Campbell handles a hawk during the recent Falcon’s Court visit to Wood Middle School.

History Comes Alive at Wood Middle School

Dec 23,2015

On Friday, Falcon’s Court, a non-profit educational organization that presents living history programs at schools throughout California, brought the Renaissance to Wood Middle School to show the seventh graders what life was like in Western Europe from the 14th to the 17th centuries.

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Lauren Rosenbaum

Paden Principal, Teachers Dance in Honor of Students’ Acheivement

Dec 17,2015

Paden Elementary School teacher Marcia Gill, far left, joined Principal Katherine Barr, second from left, and fellow teachers Alison Cheren, Jenny Zippin and Kitrena Swanson in modeling the life skill of courage when they put their dance moves, including the Whip and the Nae Nae, on display in fr

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Eric J. Kos  This statue of Amelia Earhart is being called the first piece of public art on Bay Farm Island.

School to Dedicate New Sculpture

Dec 10,2015

Students at Amelia Earhart Elementary School will dedicate a statue in front of their school on Tuesday, Dec. 15. The life-size bronze sculpture of Amelia Earhart has been installed at the elementary school on Bay Farm Island that bears the legendary pilot’s name.

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Watch Otis Concert Live Stream

Feb 26,2015

The annual music festival for Otis Elementary School will be live-streamed this Saturday, Feb. 28. The Owlpalooza is a product of the Otis PTA and features bands: Maddy’s Fiddle Madness, Paisley Rose, The Up and Down, Ukemamas, The Saloons and the Jitters.

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In Support of Alameda’s Neighborhood Schools

Feb 26,2015

We can make any school in Alameda good. Why not our local school?

I will be sending my second child through our neighborhood school: Will C. Wood Middle School because I believe in supporting my neighborhood school.

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