Tag Archives: Tweens

Students helping kids stay healthy

High school students looking for a challenge, and who want to help keep their fellow young people healthy and happy, are invited to enter Promedica’s third annual Fields of Green scholarship contest. The program asks teams of students to come up with their own ideas to improve nutrition in elementary schools and promote physical fitness,

Not so invisible

Maumee Valley Country Day juniors Genna Davis, Delaney Lonsway and Kristin Bigelow studied the civil war in Uganda and were particularly moved to end the use of abducted children as child soldiers. Learning about these war crimes during an elective class at Maumee Valley during middle school, the students became passionate about creating awareness and

A light a Lake

On October 22, during the Lake Flyers home football game, Lake High School Students in Action and Leadership Toledo announced the first quarter Youth Jefferson Award winners. Two Lake High School students, freshman David Henninger and senior Kaysie Brittenham, were awarded the national Youth Jefferson for their involvement in service and leadership initiatives. Henninger was

A sea of red at St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a series of events that reminded students about substance-free lifestyles. Pledge Day began the week by encouraging students to make a pledge about their commitment to healthy living. Students pledged to stay drug, alcohol and tobacco free, or had the option to discuss improvements they could

World travelers

At 15, Coline has traveled to London, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Senegal, Spain, Morocco and Tunisia, but most recently she looks forward to her first trip to the U.S. to discover the American way of life for a few weeks. How has someone so young already traveled the world on her own? With the help of

Sustainable stage

Show business might be a dreamworld, but the dreamers who live in it still have a responsibility to the real world we all live in. The students and faculty of Bowsher High School’s theater program have taken that to heart. This spring, Bowsher students will put on a show, as kids everywhere have since long