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.
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.
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.
Julian Chea, a seventh-grader at Lincoln Middle School, took fourth place in the Alameda County Junior High Spelling Bee on March 7. The Alameda speller who progressed the furthest this year didn’t qualify for state competition, but he did take home an impressive trophy.
Most high school seniors headed for college will soon be receiving financial aid award letters. Seniors and their parents should read those letters carefully, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Association (KHEAA).
Three Alameda Boys & Girls Club teens: Fatimah Grant, Siyah Youngblood and Camilo Gazino-Obrera attended the world premiere of Disney Pixar’s newest film, Onward, after being selected to design a T-shirt in partnership with Old Navy.