Author Archives: Chris Merrida

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S.H.E. LEAD EVENT

On February 6th, A handful of Kennedy ITA girls joined 470 other bay area girls from various high schools and about 200 women professionals at the Junior Achievement S.H.E. LEADS event at the Richmond, Civic Center. JA S.H.E. Leads connects local businesswomen and outstanding female high school students from the East Bay Area in a […]

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JFKHS Y-Plan

KENNEDY HIGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY Y-PLAN EVENT 12th grade students in the Information Technologies Academy at Kennedy High School came together today to pitch their solutions to a real-world problem posed by a local client. For this project, the City of Richmond’s newly formed Department of Children and Youth posed this question to the students, […]

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The Hidden Genius Project

For El Cerrito High Students, there will be an info session from the Hidden Genius Project next Thursday, January 30th in the library at lunch time. Students can be in HGP and EAOP/TriO. This is a FREE program for students. Students will be provided mentorship from Black men in the field, go on field trips to visit Silicon Valley, partake in workshops and weekend […]

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Kennedy’s Chevron Event

Kennedy ITA students participated in the innovative Junior Achievement Social Innovation Camp at Richmond Memorial Auditorium in October.  Chevron partners with Junior Achievement to bring students from the information technology & engineering academies to participate in this  one-day event.  The students pick a community issue and they present their solutions in front of a panel […]

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Kennedy Information Technology SRC

Nine ITA students participated in first Kennedy Information Technology SRC Interview Day recently. The goal of this event is to prepare our students for career readiness. Community professionals were on campus to hold interviews. Each student rotated among the guests with their resumes and held 10 minute interviews. The students liked the process and are […]

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