An uplifting Wednesday for Hayward’s downtrodden school district

Tom Hanks and Jack Del Rio put Haywardin the naitonal news Wednesday.HAYWARD | When it comes to positive news, Hayward's struggling school district rarely has its day in spotlight. That changed sometime after midnight Wednesday when The New York Times posted an opinion piece by Hollywood actor Tom Hanks writing glowingly of his alma mater, … Continue reading An uplifting Wednesday for Hayward’s downtrodden school district

Shockingly Low Attendance Rates At Hayward Schools Found To Be Incorrect

Hayward's Jackson Triangle betweenJackson St, Mission Blvd, Harder Rd.HAYWARD//EDUCATION | The Hayward Neighborhood Promise project report presented to the city council last month was vastly incorrect in its initial calculations concerning attendance and graduation rates in the Jackson Square Triangle, one of the city's most impoverished areas. At the time the project manager, Melinda Hall, … Continue reading Shockingly Low Attendance Rates At Hayward Schools Found To Be Incorrect

A Young Hayward Product Tries To Revive City With Optimism And Smarts

ELECTION '12//HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL//PROFILE May 19, 2012 | The Hayward City Council forum started at 5:00 p.m last April 30 at a union hall located on a two block wasteland of shuttered buildings and twisted chain link fences on Mission Boulevard. Peter Bufete, the 22-year-old Hayward-bred political prodigy is 10 minutes late. He slams his … Continue reading A Young Hayward Product Tries To Revive City With Optimism And Smarts

The War In Hayward Will Be Televised

HAYWARD HIGH'S APRIL 8 MELEE AND OTHER BRAWLS ARE FEATURED ON YOUTUBEBy Steven TavaresStudents at Hayward High School have taken to YouTube’s catchphrase, “Broadcast Yourself” in a string of shocking and well-viewed videos showing chaotic and violent melees on its campus. The footage, in most cases shot shakily, feature students throwing blows, wrestling upon the ground … Continue reading The War In Hayward Will Be Televised