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Photos: Bay Area high school football, Week 5

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Dublin school principal put on leave to return Monday

DUBLIN — A middle school principal who ended up on leave after he got into a heated exchange with a mother and her high school-aged son will return to work on Monday. Mark Neal, principal of Wells Middle School, 6800 Penn Drive, was put on paid administrative leave after the incident, which was captured on video.
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Marin Independent Journal

Prep football: Redwood uses quick-strike offense to beat Novato

Every time Nico Trubizio caught the ball on Saturday afternoon, he scored a touchdown. It was that kind of a day for the Redwood High football team. Trubuzio caught three balls for 127 yards and three scores as the Giants rode a quick-strike offense to a 55-0 home win against Novato.

15 Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars

Fifteen Stanford graduate students have been honored with Siebel Scholar awards presented by the Siebel Foundation in Redwood City. Since 2000, the Siebel Scholar award has recognized exceptional graduate students at leading schools of business, computer science and bioengineering. Siebel Scholars are chosen by the deans of their respective schools...
Marin Independent Journal

Prep football roundup: Archie Williams improves to 4-0

Nate Karpay-Brody ran for two long touchdowns as Archie Williams remained unbeaten this season following a 41-0 road win against Richmond on Friday night. Zach Atkinson threw three touchdowns and the Peregrine Falcons’ defense continued its season-long shutout. Archie Williams (4-0) has outscored opponents 144-2 this season with the two points coming on a safety given up by the offense.

WCCUSD teachers file complaint with state over COVID safety concerns

Frustrated with the lack of protocols to protect staff and students from COVID-19, West Contra Costa Unified teachers have filed a state workplace complaint against the school district. The complaint was filed on Aug. 31 with the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health. The teachers favor a vaccine mandate...
San Mateo Daily Journal

Hillsdale football seals win over Sacred Heart Prep on game’s final play

For the second time in a month, a Hillsdale High School football game was decided by an incomplete pass. This time, however, the Knights came out of the winning end, holding off Sacred Heart 20-13 Friday night in San Mateo. In its season opener, Hillsdale’s 2-point conversion attempt fell incomplete...
Marin Independent Journal

College of Marin professor inspires students, gives back to community

Walter Turner has spent decades studying, traveling, teaching and producing media on Africa. He has shared the stage with greats such as educator and activist Angela Davis. He’s had his boots on the ground in South Africa during its historic elections in 1994. And he’s inspired many students as a social sciences teacher at the College of Marin and through his work with the community college’s Umoja program, which works to provide academic success, personal growth and self-actualization of African American and other students.
Daily Republic

Rodriguez stays undefeated with win over Northgate

FAIRFIELD — With the visiting team yards away from a game-tying touchdown in the fourth quarter Friday night at Coach Ed Hopkins Memorial Stadium, host Rodriguez High had an additional challenge – not being able to see how much time was left in the game. The Mustangs (5-0) stalled two...