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The Project Mercy team during day one of the programs donation drive. Photo taken March 29. North Natomas Regional Park.

Project Mercy, a new effort in the Natomas community to help the less fortunate

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School May 6, 2024

Over spring break, 26 Inderkum High School students put on gloves, assembled boxes and made a difference in their Natomas community. Project Mercy is a donation drive run by Inderkum’s Business Honor...

Ramadan is often known as the month of the Qur’an’s revelation.

Millions of American Muslims celebrate the holy month of Ramadan

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School April 9, 2024

It’s 5 a.m. The sun hasn’t risen but the whole family is awake.  Easha Ali is a college freshman who follows the yearly traditions of Ramadan, a holy month for Muslims that commemorates the revelation...

COHS Students decorating Valentine’s Day cards for friends and family.

Cosumnes Oaks High hosts Kindness Week

Charynna Torres Calderon PeBenito, Cosumnes Oaks High School March 12, 2024

The spring term (the months preceding the school winter break) are often the toughest for high school students: The weather is cold, the sun sets early, and moods are low. However, Cosumnes Oaks High School...

Students help those in need during the holidays.

Students support local efforts to help needy in their school and community

Jordan Hanson, Consumnes Oaks High School January 29, 2024

During the holiday season, high school students were engaged in giving back to the community, both inside and outside the classroom. While the innate desire to help others in need is present among many,...

Technology now permeates student lives.

Digital Dystopia 

Maxim Russu, Cordova High School January 29, 2024

As technology constantly changes, so does its relationship with students. The question is whether those changes are more help or hindrance, at Cordova High and beyond. According to an article in the...

The Holy Child Academy. in  Santa Ana, Taguig, the Philippines.

What would an American student experience at a Philippines high school?

Charynna Torres Calderon PeBenito, Consumnes Oaks High School January 29, 2024

In the Philippines, where about 99% of the country identifies as religious and 78.8% as Catholic, the winter school break is a big deal, with students commonly receiving around three weeks off.  Religion...

Students in FemCo gather, discuss, learn and solve problems related to todays feminism

Students in FemCo gather, discuss, learn and solve problems related to today’s feminism

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School January 3, 2024

During lunch every Wednesday in Room 202 at C.K McClatchy High School, members of the C.K McClatchy’s Feminist Coalition (FemCo) gather around to discuss, learn and solve the problems they see today...

Angela Davis in the 1960s.

Veteran activist Angela Davis still on the cutting edge of social, political change

Aniyah Hunter, Consumnes Oaks High School December 28, 2023

Angela Davis, a 1960’s activist and intellectual has soared above the stereotypes the media and critics placed upon her. She is still working towards empowering Black women. Iconic California academic...

Semiors Vanessa Zumstein and Chantell King take over the class of  Tod Hamasak, P.E. teacher,for Inderkum Role Reversal day.

Inderkum High School celebrates annual Role Reversal Day to build a strong school culture

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School December 6, 2023

One of the most popular traditions at Inderkum High School is fall’s annual Role Reversal Day. It was previously known as Senior Takeover, a day when seniors choose a teacher to dress up as and instruct...

Collaborative ofrenda with dedications to celebrities and lost family members.

Inderkum students celebrating Dia de Los Muertos in Diaspora 

Benjamin Lopez, Inderkum High School December 6, 2023

Every year on the first two days of November, Latinos in Mexico, Central America, and the United States honor their ancestors in a celebration and remembrance called Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.  “To...

Do high school students still enjoy reading?

Do high school students still enjoy reading?

Hanna Yu, West Campus High School November 9, 2023

Reading is a skill most students have built since pre-school. But as the years pass by, some students find that the enjoyment of reading starts to die down. “To be honest, I used to read a lot...

There are trade offs when students hold down a job while in school

There are trade offs when students hold down a job while in school

Hailey Luistro, John F. Kennedy High School November 7, 2023

Many teens look forward to the day they can start working – and there are many reasons to want to save up, whether it be for clothes, gas money, food, trips or even more long-term goals like college. However,...

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