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Kids in the news: Holmes student heads for state Geographic Bee, Harper student to Miss Teen pageant

Holmes Junior High School student Sam Goidell will compete in the 2013 California National Geographic Bee in Sacramento on Friday, April 5. In order to reach the competition, Sam won his school’s geographic bee and then took a qualifying test that was submitted to the National Geographic Society. Sam, an eighth-grader, also competed in the […]

Have learning differences? Applying to college requires the right stuff

A significant development in the world of college admissions is the increasing number of students with learning differences or disabilities who are attending college. For families and students, managing the transition to college is often a bewildering and arduous task. But it doesn’t have to be. This column will give you the basic knowledge to […]

Guerrieri-Adams engagement

Lauren Guerrieri of Davis and Jaymes Adams of Chickasha, Okla. are engaged to be married. Adams and Guerrieri met on the Oklahoma Health Science Campus. Jaymes proposed to Lauren while on the beach along the Monterey-Carmel coast on March 19, 2013. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Maureen and Dennis Guerrieri of Davis. She is a track […]

Future subscriber: Felix Alexander Bull

Simon and Holly Bull, née Ransom, of Sacramento are pleased to announce the birth of their child, Felix Alexander Bull, born on Dec. 10, 2012, in London, England. Felix weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Felix’s mother is a musician and teacher for Richmond Music Trust. Felix’s father is a donor fundraiser for the Royal National Institute […]

Readers’ Choice: Best coffee

1. Peet’s * 1411 W. Covell Blvd., Davis; 530-750-5085 * 231 E St., Davis; 530-747-2064 2. Starbucks 3. Mishka’s Honorable mention: Common Grounds, Dutch Bros.

Girl Scouts celebrate special day with seniors

The 101st birthday of Girl Scouts was celebrated in style at Atria Covell Gardens earlier this month with two things that go together perfectly: ice cream and Girl Scout cookies. Seniors at Covell Gardens had invited area Girl Scouts to join them for an ice cream social in honor of the day Juliette Gordon Low […]

Birch Lane kids get reading rewards

Birch Lane Elementary School Principal Kathy Tyzzer told students if they read 10,000 picture books during February, she would dye her hair blue. Teacher Brian Bennett said he would shave off his beard — and he hasn’t gone clean-shaven in 10 years. Students responded by reading not 10,000 picture books, but by reading 13,275 picture […]

Twelve for $40: The Mediterranean diet is quite compatible with Yolo County

A Spanish medical study released in late February links the Mediterranean diet to a dramatically lower risk of strokes. That’s good medical news and great dining news, especially if you’re already a fan of eating local — the climate in Davis lends itself beautifully to the Mediterranean diet. The Davis Food Co-op will be offering […]

What’s happening for youths

Today * Harper Junior High School hosts its annual Open House featuring food trucks and live music performed in the quad by students. Food trucks, including Fuzion Eatz, Addison’s Originals and Off the Mapp Espresso, will donate a portion of proceeds to Harper. Food will be for sale beginning at 5:45 p.m. and the open […]

One step at a time: Special teen inspires DHS teammates

At first sight, Nate Petersen may seem like a typical Davis kid who grew up playing AYSO soccer, experiencing those first terrifying steps in the hallways of a junior high school and participating in numerous extracurricular activities in high school.

And while many of these regular childhood adventures come easy for most Davis kids, Nate also has had to deal with one of the most …

Harper student competes in pageant

Emma-Shane Cowan, a student at Harper Junior High School in Davis, was selected recently to participate in the 2013 Miss Teen Sacramento/Stockton pageant competition, which will take place Sunday, April 7. Emma, a Woodland resident, will compete in the Miss Jr. Teen division, one of four divisions that will feature girls and teens ages 7-19 competing […]

What’s happening for youths

Friday The Annual Father-Daughter Dance benefiting the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at the El Macero Country Club. Tickets are $35 for dinner, dessert and dancing and may be purchased at the dental offices of James Meinert, 604 Third St.; The Avid Reader, 605 Second St.; or at El Macero Country Club. Dress […]

‘America at War’ project gives students new perspective

The grainy footage played in the multipurpose room at Da Vinci Charter Academy on Friday showed tiny bodies on stretchers being quickly unloaded from a helicopter and rushed away by U.S. military medics. Then, Vietnam War veteran Gilbert Gonzalez appeared on screen to explain the scene he had filmed more than 40 years before. A […]

Davis students celebrate launch of new magazine

By Maggie McManis Enterprise correspondent Not every day do you hear of a 16-year-old high school student who is a CEO of a nonprofit organization assembled by her peers. But Da Vinci High student Shelby Ziccardi contradicts that assumption. The World Spectra magazine was founded in August with the notion of changing the world. No, […]

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