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The Beginning of an End

The Beginning of an End

  Friday marked the end of my first week as a high school senior. Though the start of my last year of high school was filled with team builders, baby pictures and course syllabus explanations, this period of relaxation won’t last long. With big projects and college applications looming, I know seniors will get kicked […]

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A Cheer for Cherries

A Cheer for Cherries

Summer is cherry season. Whether you’re getting them from the supermarket, farmer’s market, or simply picking them right off the tree, there is no denying that right now, cherries abound in Davis, as do the many delicious ways to eat them. At my house, we decided to make a simple cherry galette from the yield […]

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Predicting the Future

Predicting the Future

Juniors at Da Vinci High pioneered a new end-of-the-year project in their humanities classes recently. The project, which called for students to review trends over the past sixty years and paint a mural predicting trend outcomes in the future, was a huge hit. In preparation for making the murals, students studied various forms of media […]

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Rehearsing for a Comedy

Rehearsing for a Comedy

Acme Theatre Company presents “The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged)”, a famously comedic take on the Bard’s collected works, on Memorial Day Weekend. The cast and crew have been working overtime building the set, gathering props, putting up lights, and acting their hearts out in order to make the show the best (and most […]

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Cooking for a Cause

Cooking for a Cause

Cheryl Newbern and her daughter Naomi Hester hosted a benefit dinner and silent auction to raise money for AIDS/LifeCycle and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Cheryl and Naomi will be biking from San Francisco to Los Angeles to show their support for the cause. The dinner was a success, but donations are always appreciated. To […]

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Teens Take Over the Art Center

Teens Take Over the Art Center

High School art students set up an exhibit in the Davis Art Center, which is open to the public and will be on display through April 19. Part of the exhibit included a scholarship, awarded in varying amounts to promising twelfth grade artists, and provided generously by the Wooliver family. Luke Bowlus, Elizabeth Kubey, Catia […]

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