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Stories from Teen

Teen Face: Senior leaves lasting mark on school with anti-bullying campaign

Petaluma High School officials are praising the work of a high school senior who this year launched the school’s most ambitious anti-bullying campaign.

Teen Essay: A daughter who couldn’t ask for anything better

I am the daughter of a skateboarder and a photographer, a guitarist and a backpacker, a college dropout and a high school dropout, and I could not ask for anything better.

Straight Talk: Be safe, sane and don’t trust Molly

The party season is here, and hopefully this student’s tale will inspire others to take a pass on Molly and other drugs, as well as protect drinks from being spiked.

A haven for youth in Sonoma County

Voices, a program that runs out of a downtown Santa Rosa residence, serves as a daytime refuge to Sonoma County's homeless and emancipated youth.

Straight Talk: Wishes for the world 2015

The hopes and dreams of today's youth plant seeds for a better future.

Teen Face: Santa Rosa soccer star’s goal is to help others  

Maddie Batchelder, a junior at Santa Rosa High, is a regular volunteer with Special Olympics and a recent coach of their soccer tournament.

Straight Talk: Finding spirit in season of frenzy

A reader wonders if the once-sacred holidays hold any meaning at all for young people.

Teen Face: Youth believes Scouts prepared him well for adventure

Kelseyville teen has embarked on two-year religious mission to Paraguay.

Straight Talk: The pesky holiday problem of drunken parents

You can try to change family members’ behavior, but don’t despair if you are unsuccessful. Just know that your adult life will not look like that.

Teen Face: Analy's Julian O’Leary a high flier

The Sebastopol 4.0 senior is both a standout at school and in the skies.

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