Kids Stuff

AHS Theater Performs Livestreamed Cabaret

May 28,2020

What was supposed to be an end of the year event turned into an online extravaganza for the Alameda High School (AHS) drama department. On May 22, the drama department livestreamed The Living Room Cabaret.

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Class of 2020 Ice Cream Flavor Announced

May 28,2020

Local ice cream shop, Tucker’s Supercreamed Ice Cream — famous for creating one-of-a-kind homemade flavors for special occasions — has announced a contest for its latest flavor open solely to the Class of 2020.

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Carol Ng

Local Student Earns Local Scholarship

May 21,2020

Carol Ng, a senior at the Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), has been named the 33rd annual winner of the $5,000 Ken and Shirley Van Sickle Scholarship. Ng is a top student at ASTI.

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Alameda Scout Earns All Available Merit Badges

May 14,2020

Michael Proffitt, 17, was required to earn 21 merit badges on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout. As the highest rank in Boy Scouts. Some 2,250,000 boys have achieved Eagle rank since the award was first presented in 1912.

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Quarantined Kid Helping Make Neighbors Laugh

May 07,2020

Lauren Macaulay, 10, who usually attends St. Joseph’s Elemenary School, has found a way to delight passersby during the shelter-in-place order. Every day she posts a riddle on a telephone pole near Franklin School. The following day she posts the answer and a new riddle.

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Teen Musicians Cover Song for Relief Funds

May 07,2020

Alameda musician Lorenzo Wood, under the band name 2AM in the Basement, recently released a cover of the hit song “Falling,” in collaboration with a virtual orchestra of 11 other teen musicians from around the United States, to raise money for COVID-19 relief.

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Students Launch ‘Grateful for Alameda’ Effort

Apr 30,2020

Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) is proud of the Alameda community’s response to the impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Neighbors are helping neighbors, young people are shopping for seniors, and the local frontline work force is keeping Alamedans safe.

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Courtesy photos &nbsp&nbsp The tools of the trade. Inset: Local kids show off their new art kits.

Foundation Offers Low-Cost Art Kits

Apr 30,2020

Creating art helps children process their world and deal with emotions in safe ways. Art can be fun while also providing healing and solace during times of stress.

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