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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Top row, left to right, Zoey Ericson as Marmee and Bonita Pinales as Aunt March; bottom row, left to right, Addie Wade as Meg March, Emily Price as Jo March and Catie Price as Beth March perform this weekend in the Encinal High School production of Little Women.

Little Women to Grace Encinal Stage

Nov 07,2019

This Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9, and next Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. Encinal Junior-Senior High School students will present Louisa Mae Alcott’s classic Little Women.

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‘Butterfly Effect’ Rally Slated

Nov 07,2019

“The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful” (“Students’ Butterflies to Visit Nation’s Capitol,” Oct. 24); a project started in part by Alamedan Kaia Marbin, 11, will host a rally in solidarity with 15,000 detained migrant children on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 4 p.m.

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Parents Approach Council on School Zone Safety

Nov 07,2019

After the Alameda Sun went to press Tuesday, parents rallied at City Hall drawing attention to that, according to the group, since the start of the school year on Aug. 19, five children have been hit by cars on their way to school in Alameda.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Students from Temple Israel’s Hebrew School and their families helped load a truck from the Alameda Food Bank last Sunday, Oct. 27.

Children Contribute to Temple’s Food Drive

Oct 31,2019

Children from Temple Israel’s Hebrew School helped out on Sunday, Oct. 27, at a loading party to help fill an Alameda Food Bank truck with more than 225 bags of groceries. The congregation donated the groceries during the temple’s High Holy Days food drive.

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Students Advise Council to Prioritize Climate

Oct 10,2019

Lincoln Middle School students Juliana Chinzorig, 12, whose sign reads “There is no Planet B” and Katelyn Le, 12, with sign reading “Act as if our home is on fire, because it is!” attended the Oct. 12 City Council meeting to help bring awareness to human-caused climate change.

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Help Make Things Right for Students

Oct 03,2019

Thieves recently stole 50 bicycles and cycling safety gear from in front of Maya Lin School, where Cycles of Change was scheduled to teach bike safety. Cycles of Change helps hundreds of children learn how to bike safely to school and in their neighborhoods every year.

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Butterflies Symbolize Detained Children

Sep 12,2019

Alameda recently hosted the first Bay Area display of the youth-led “Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful.” Kaia, Laila, and Alexandra show some of the butterflies that they created as part of a youth-led program to craft 15,000 butterflies to symbolize the plight of 15,000 children the feder

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Kiwanis Hosts Special Needs Day

Sep 05,2019

The Kiwanis Club of Alameda organized a Special Needs Day at Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. Forty youth registered for the event. Members of the Bay Area Outreach Program for adaptive sports shared their love of inclusiveness and bicycles. They made various adaptive cycles available.

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Benefit Set for Shelter Children

Sep 05,2019

A fundraiser concert to benefit the women and children of Alameda’s Midway Shelter is set for this Saturday, Sept. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at Twin Towers United Methodist Church. Guests will be treated to a performance by the Harmony Fusion Chorus, a chapter of the Sweet Adelines.

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