Education

April 2021

Hey, Parents of Girls! The Arcata Boy Scouts are Looking to Get a Girls’ Troop Going

In North Coast Schools, the Push is On to Recruit More Native American Teachers and Administrators

March 2021

HSU Announces It Will Hold Spectator-Free Graduation Ceremonies This Year

College of the Redwoods Plans to Resume Many In-Person Classes This Fall

‘Samoa Beach Academy’ Proponents Withdraw Their Petition in Wake of Criticism From District Staff, Say They Will Revise Proposal for New Charter High School on the Peninsula

You Want to Watch This Cool Series of Videos Made By Arcata High’s Black Student Union for Black History Month

(VIDEO) Redwood Coast Montessori Students Tackle Climate Change, Women’s Empowerment at Model United Nations Summit

February 2021

Proposed ‘Samoa Beach Academy’ Gets Thumbs Down from Northern Humboldt Staff; School Board Will Make Final Decision on Charter High School at Meeting Next Week

Eureka City Schools Board Votes to Resume Optional In-Person Instruction for All Grade Levels Starting March 1

SCHOOLHOUSE RAP: Rapping Middle School Teacher Zigzilla Spits Verses on How to Read Paintings and Other Works of Art

The Acorn Project: Freshman Students’ Pandemic Setbacks Prompt NoHum High Schools to Create On-Site Program for Struggling Students

(VIDEOS) Union Street Charter Students Ask You to Please Think About Cutting Back on Plastic So More Sea Creatures Can Live

New Grant Will Fund Series of Workshops on Local Native American Agriculture at Blue Lake Rancheria’s Daluviwi’ Community Garden

January 2021

At Roundtable Last Week, Humboldt Educators Discussed Why We’re Failing Native Kids and Detailed Some Changes That are Coming

In Letter to Community, McK High Principal Says That the School Has Fallen Short in Supporting BIPOC Students, Vows That Changes Will Come

Humboldt Schools and Reopening: Emergency State and Federal Funds Should be Coming Soon, But Many Districts Still Unsure About When They Can Get Back to Class

Northern Humboldt Education Leaders Issue Pledge Following Wednesday’s Riot at the Capitol

Teachers, Students Raise Concerns About Proposed Samoa Charter High School at School Board Meeting

With Apparent Backing From Danco, Community Group to Propose New Charter High School in Samoa at Special NoHum School Board Meeting Tonight

December 2020

CR Police Academy to Implement Bias Testing, Examine Institutional Racism, Among Other Changes

‘A Curriculum That Empowers’: Virtual Roundtable Focuses on Need for Better Education Outcomes for Native Youth

Star Eureka High Student Scores Full Four-Year Scholarship to the University of Chicago

November 2020

(UPDATED) Two Fortuna High School Students Test Positive for COVID-19; Staff, Students Quarantined; Some Classes Switch to Distance Learning

BRILLIANCE IN THE WORLD: For Humboldt’s California Teacher of the Year, Education is About Encouraging Students to Shine

What About Sports? Humboldt’s Kid Athletes and Their Coaches are Preparing For Spring Seasons, but the State Still Hasn’t Let Anyone Know If or When Games Will be Possible

(PHOTOS) Behold, the Winners of Humboldt’s Students-Only Pandemic Photojournalism Contest

College of the Redwoods Class Repairing Home of Humboldt Hill Man Killed in Bed By Drunk Driver

As NoHum High Schools Prepare to Reopen, Staff Tackles Enormous Logistical Hurdles Required to Keep Everyone Safe

October 2020

McK Middle School Spanish Instructor Named as One of Five ‘California Teachers of the Year’

‘ERASURE’: A Blistering Report Highlights Disparate Education Outcomes for Native Students, Charts a Course Forward

ACLU: Humboldt County Education System Failing to Serve Native American Students

HOMEWORK TIME: Let Us Celebrate This Pallet of Chromebooks Now Being Distributed to Humboldt’s Cooped Up Elementary School Students

HSU President Tom Jackson Temporarily Relinquishing Duties After Death of Son

HSU President Tom Jackson Suffers the Loss of His Son

September 2020

ONE, TWO, THREE AND TO THE FOUR: Local Sixth-Grade Teacher Blesses Students and Community With Seasons-Themed Rap

How Do You Do This Over Zoom? Humboldt County Teachers Discuss Arts Education in the Age of COVID

Elementary Schools in Arcata and McK are Feeding All Kids for Free

LEARNING THROUGH COVID: Students and Faculty at Arcata High Schools Say That the New Distance Learning Regime Has Been Successful, But Weird

Blue Lake Rancheria, State Parks Launch ‘Cultural Mentorship’ Program to Serve Native Youth

August 2020

Here is the List for Humboldt Schools’ Start Dates and Instructional Models

At Emergency Meeting, Fortuna School Board Stands Firm on Decision to Open School Monday

Fortuna School District To Reconsider its Decision to Open For In-Person Classes at Special Meeting Tonight

Kneeland Elementary School Will Reopen for In-Person Instruction This Fall

July 2020

A Charter High School is Moving Into a Former Bowling Alley Building in Arcata

Governor Newsom Names Yurok Education Director to State Board of Education

June 2020

College of the Redwoods, Humboldt Area Foundation Team Up to Get Money to DACA Students, Who Were Left Out of the Coronavirus Stimulus Package

College of the Redwoods Announces Review of Law Enforcement Academy Curriculum, Will Invite Community Groups to Participate

‘District in Decline’: With Enrollment and Budget Woes, SoHum Schools Need New Ideas, More Effective Leadership, Civil Grand Jury Finds

Facing Huge Budget Shortfall, College of the Redwoods Suspends Football, Beach Volleyball Programs

Two HSU Students Punished After Racist Video Spreads Online


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