Posts Tagged ‘McClymonds High School’

Baseball legend Frank Robinson passes away at 83

On February 7, Oakland native Frank Robinson, passed away at the age 83 after a battle with a prolonged illness. Photo Credit: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

On February 7, Oakland native and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson passed away at the age of 83 after a battle with a prolonged illness. The McClymonds High School graduate played 21 seasons in the league, hitting 586 home runs. He was a 14-time All-Star and the only player to win Most…

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After 12 years, music fills McClymonds High School’s halls

Student at McClymonds High School participates in piano class. It is the first time in 12 years that McClymonds has offered music classes.

The sounds of piano notes, falsettos, and string instruments echo through the empty hallways at McClymonds High School in West Oakland. The campus that once housed over 800 students has had a steady and rapid decline in enrollment in the past few years. Currently, one-fourth of the original population attends the school—putting the enrollment at…

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Through Oakland mural project, a superhero is born

On Thursday, the Oakland Superheroes Mural Project, an initiative by the Oakland-based nonprofit Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC) to revitalize and add beauty to some of the city’s blighted areas, launched the first in a series of six planned street murals under the bridge on San Pablo Avenue and 35th Street.

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