Kids Stuff

Local Girl Scout Earns Gold Award

Mar 12,2020

Jackie Lim, left, of Girl Scout Troop 31417 of Alameda, received her Gold Award on Jan 5 — the highest award that can be earned in Girl Scouts. At present, about 6 percent of all Girl Scouts earn a Gold Award.

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Original graphic by Colin Close &nbsp&nbsp Put your best foot forward by learning the “ins” and “outs” of landing a job, internship or volunteer opportunity. The Alameda Main Library and Alameda Recreation and Parks Department host this free event.

Job Workshop Slated for Teens, Tweens

Mar 05,2020

Sixth- through 12th-graders looking for summer jobs, internships or volunteer positions, but don’t know how to go about getting one are invited to attend the fourth annual “Get a Job” workshop next Monday, March 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Jayla Anderson (left) and Sophia Lau planned and executed a bake sale that raised more than $4,000 for their fellow students.

Students Support Students

Feb 20,2020

A pair of 10-year-old best friends, Jayla Anderson and Sophia Lau, wanted all their fifth-grade classmates at Love Elementary School to attend outdoor Science Camp. They decided to help raise money for students who might need financial assistance.

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Be More Chill Performance Inspired Audience

Feb 13,2020

If creativity is really the flower of the mind, then the rest of the body is just a flower pot and every community owes it to itself to be a garden. Just as a flower can spring up through a crack in a sidewalk, so too can a bourgeois community afford young minds an opportunity to blossom.

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12-Year-Old Environmentalist Takes Action

Feb 06,2020

Global warming and pollution have become a very big conversation in society over the past few years. There have been new companies taking action toward making the planet a cleaner and safer place.

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