MVHS grad becomes first female Eagle Scout in Bay Area

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Mountain View High School graduate Emerson Domke, front, became the first female Eagle Scout in the Bay Area in October.

In the months before girls were first allowed to join the Boy Scouts program, now called Scouts BSA, Emerson Domke created a detailed plan for how she would earn the Eagle Scout rank, like so many in her family before her.

Los Altos teen becomes published author

Having their stories printed on paper, sold in bookstores and held in the hands of avid readers is a dream of many aspiring writers. That dream has become a reality for 16-year-old Rishab Borah of Los Altos.

MVHS junior starts nonprofit to aid mental, physical health

After months of website design and legal work, Mountain View High School junior Bryan Bru recently launched Wellbeing, a nonprofit organization aimed at improving teenagers’ mental and physical health.

MVHS student starts nonprofit to improve teens’ mental, physical health

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Mountain View HIgh School junior Bryan Bru recently launched a nonprofit called Wellbeing.

After months of website design and legal work, Mountain View High School junior Bryan Bru recently launched Wellbeing, a nonprofit organization aimed at improving teenagers’ mental and physical health.

Los Altos High School senior publishes plant-based cookbook

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Los Altos High School senior Margaret Capetz’s newly published online cookbook features plant-based recipes.

Combining her passions for cooking and environmentalism, Los Altos High School senior Margaret Capetz recently published an online cookbook.

Former John Oliver writer reads her book about voting to local students

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Jill Twiss’ new book “Everyone Gets a Say” explores the importance of voting.

Kids may not be able to vote in today’s election, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t curious about the process.


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