Education

October 2021

SUB SHORTAGE: Hoping to Keep Programs and Classrooms Alive, School Districts in Humboldt Are Increasing Pay, Offering Full-Time Positions in a Far-And-Wide Search for Substitute Teachers

Humboldt County Superintendent of Schools Chris Hartley Resigns

New Grant-Funded Program Will Bring Social-Emotional Learning Through the Arts to Classrooms Around Humboldt

September 2021

‘Samoa Beach Academy’ Denied by Northern Humboldt Union High School District Board, But Proposed Charter School Could Still Open Through the County Office of Education

Some Parents Want COVID-19 Data From Schools to be Public, But Public Health Says the Request Isn’t Realistic Right Now

Local Parents Create Facebook Group to Track In-School COVID Cases and Circulate Petition Asking Public Health to Publish Those Numbers

Humboldt’s Schools Are Finally Fully Open, But Some Parents Don’t Trust That They’re Safe

August 2021

College of the Redwoods Will Require Employees and Students to Vaccinate

Cal Poly Humboldt Prospectus: Doubled Student Body, Huge New Dorm and Facilities Construction Projects and a Wide Palette of New Academic Offerings On Tap in the Coming Years, HSU Projects

July 2021

This Free Program Teaches Locals Exactly How to Pursue the Trades

IT’S OFFICIAL: Humboldt State Will Receive $458M for Polytechnic Transformation

Sara Bareilles Donates Five Thousand Books to Humboldt Nonprofit

June 2021

Actually, HSU’s Bookstore is Going Into the Former Tri-Counties Bank Building on the Arcata Plaza

Cannabis Studies, Energy Systems Engineering Among New Degrees Humboldt State Plans to Offer Beginning Next Fall

‘IT WAS JOY’: During the Last Days of the School Year, Eureka High Performing Arts Students Got Their Turns On Stage

Meet Humboldt’s Teacher of the Year! Pine Hill Kindergarten Educator’s Dedication to Students Cited, Honored in Annual Award

Most Humboldt Schools Are Not Regularly COVID Testing Students Despite Available Funding

May 2021

(VIDEOS) Arcata High’s AAPI Club is Here to Educate and Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Inside the Turmoil at Peninsula Union School, Where Staff Say That a Much-Lauded Administrator Governs Through Intimidation

(PHOTOS) At a Masked Humboldt State University Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony

Newsom Proposes $433 Million to Transform Humboldt State Into California’s Third Polytechnic

TACKLING PROBLEMS TOGETHER: Humboldt Schools Link Up and Learn With Taiwanese Kids During the Pandemic

April 2021

So How is School Reopening Going? Humboldt Teachers, Students and Staff Have Mixed Feelings About In-Person Learning After a Year of Pandemic

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


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