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Stories from Teen

El Molino senior following a different path to success

Anika Gillespie-Jones enrolled in the Forestville school’s independent study program at the SRJC, and will attend Chico University in the fall.

Teen essay: A chance for all of us to help fight hunger

Sonoma County Junior Commission on Human Rights hosting 24-Hour Fight to End Food Insecurity and bring awareness to the issue of food instability.

Straight Talk: Is 18 too young for marriage?

A reader wants to get married to her boyfriend, but her mother thinks it's too soon. What do you think?

Teen Face: El Molino senior will be first in family to go to college

The Sebastopol teen moved to America, unable to speak English. Now she's excelling in honors and AP classes, and is dedicated to her studies.

Teen Face: Athlete aspires to help others

Potter Valley High senior’s life organized and on track, well, except for maybe her room

Teen offers helping hand in a world far away

Santa Rosa 16-year-old Ashlee Ruggels and her mother have spent spring break volunteering with a medical team helping Nepali children and adults who suffer from disabilities linked to club feet.

Teen essay: Youth Media Day with the Golden State Warriors

Journalists ranging from elementary age to high school students get opportunity to talk with athletes, watch them practice recently.

Straight talk: Girls sports a hotbed for gay shaming

Sisters who love playing basketball consider quitting team because others assume they are gay.

Teen Essay: Teaching for all learning styles to ensure all students succeed

If teachers embraced auditory, visual and kinesthetic methods, class would be much more engaging for students, particularly those with high energy.

Straight Talk: Mom hates new stepmom, wants kids to hate her too

Mom’s insecurity puts kids in the middle after Dad leaves her

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