The Advocate

Drill preps for active shooter

By Daniel Hernandez, Social Media Editor

August 28, 2019

On Aug. 21, Contra Costa College conducted a shelter in place drill to train staff on how to react in an active shooter event on campus. At 9:48 a.m., the fire alarm sounded and people across campus were instructed to shelter...

ADA violation shuts down Bio Garden

By Nijzel Dotson, Advocate Staff

March 13, 2019

Middle College High School was forced to say goodbye to its Bio Garden of over 10 years last August right before the fall 2018 semester began. According to Middle College High School Principal Finny Prak, the students were...

High school offers exposure to college, associate degree

By Alondra Gallardo, Advocate Staff

September 6, 2017

Middle College High School, housed on the Contra Costa College campus, allows students to finish high school while exploring the college experience and working toward an associate degree. “MCHS is an alternative school, different...

High academic achievements earn award

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

May 17, 2017

Middle College High School (MCHS) has won the 2017 California Gold Ribbon Schools Award for increasing students’ exposure to college-level courses. Earlier this month MCHS Principal Finy Prak was recognized and received the Gold...

Ed fund offers up to $130,000 in scholarships

By Tobias Cheng, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

Elijah Toumoua is a Middle College High senior who “barely makes enough money.” He said affording college can be a large challenge for many students coming out of high school. Fortunately, he is receiving a scholarship ...

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