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Middle College High School to hold fundraising talent show

Schools everywhere are feeling the pain from state budget cuts. Students at Middle College High School in San Pablo are trying to cushion the blow and raise money for their campus this weekend.

They’ve planned a talent show fundraiser on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. at the Contra Costa College gymnasium. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children or students with valid ID.

The afternoon will include a talent showcase, silent auction, food and drinks. The school will also accept donations at the event.

If you can’t make it in person and still want to help, make out a check payable to Middle College High School and mail it to Middle College High School, 2600 Mission Bell Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806.

Need more info? Check out the “Save MCHS” blog, or send an e-mail to saechao.michelle@yahoo.com, nzube11@yahoo.com, or nchedo11@yahoo.com.

Shelly Meron

Shelly Meron is the education reporter at the West County Times, and has been covering the West Contra Costa and John Swett school districts for almost two years. She writes about school budgets, construction projects, student violence, and various campus programs and events. Before coming to the Times, Shelly wrote for the Santa Cruz Sentinel, the Marin Independent Journal, and the Vacaville Reporter. You can reach her at smeron@bayareanewsgroup.com, or follow her at Twitter.com/shellymeron.