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What’s happening

Saturday, April 25 The Davis Schools Foundation invites the community to “Meet Me at the Carousel,” a fun-filled event for families celebrating the foundation’s 10th anniversary. The event, from 9 a.m. to noon during the Farmers Market in Central Park, will include free carousel rides; musical performances from the North Davis, Montgomery and Korematsu elementary […]

April 23, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

King High brings cycling specialist full circle

King High School has given a lot to Theo Buckendorf.

Raised by a single mom who was too busy to supervise him, Buckendorf “ran wild” while growing up in Davis and says he was destined for dropping out of Davis High School during his sophomore year.

He was referred to King High and didn’t know what to expect.

“As soon as I got there, it (had) this relaxed, familial kind of vibe to it. … ”

‘All Joy and No Fun': the parenting paradox is topic of lecture

Journalist and author Jennifer Senior brings a slightly different perspective to Davis Parent University this month — one that focuses on how children impact their parents rather than the other way around. While previous lectures have tended to focus on how parental attitudes, choices and styles affect the physical, emotional and mental health of children, Senior […]

April 23, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Davis Cheer is loud and proud

The Davis Cheer Team found success early and often, placing in the top three at its first competition last year, followed by a second-place nod, and since then, nothing but first-place finishes. Not bad for a program that only recently took root in Davis. But a step back certainly would have been understandable during its most recent […]

April 30, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Wine and beast: the vegetarian version

Reading “Diet For A Small Planet” persuaded me as a young adult to eat plenty of plants. I didn’t avoid meat altogether, but I didn’t consume much of it. So, years later, when 16-year-old daughter Allegra announced that she had joined PETA and become a vegetarian, it wasn’t a big deal to accommodate her. Sympathetic […]

April 16, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

DSF kicks off 10th anniversary celebration at the carousel

When a group of community members formed the Davis Schools Foundation 10 years ago, the focus was on enriching the educations of every public school student in Davis. Through its annual “Dollar-a-Day” fundraising campaign, the foundation helped pay for sixth-grade outdoor education, ensuring that every child would be able to go, and campus climate programs […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Citrus Circuits heads to world championships after best season ever

The Citrus Circuits robotics team will head to the FIRST Robotics World Championships in St. Louis later this month having won every competition it entered this year — the best season in the 11-year history of the team. The team’s latest victory came at the Silicon Valley Regional competition last weekend where the students from Da Vinci Charter […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Many summer enrichment opportunities available for students

From Arabic cooking to Kodokan judo, hieroglyphics to gardening, there is something for just about every kid looking for summer enrichment through the Davis school district this year. The district’s summer enrichment program will offer more than 30 classes in all, most of which meet Mondays through Thursdays for two weeks. Sessions will be held […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

What’s happening

Friday, April 17 Students in grades 7-9 are invited to a teen dance at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St., from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The theme is Space Jam and there will be black lights, glow sticks, an intergalactic photo booth, bounce house, dance contests, games and more. Tickets are $10 and participants […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Wedding: Hubbard-Yee

Special to The Enterprise Laura Hubbard and Steven Yee were married on Valentine’s Day at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Santa Barbara. The ceremony was officiated by Deacon Stephen Montross, a longtime friend of the Yee family. The reception was held at the historical El Paseo Restaurant in downtown Santa Barbara. The bride is […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Future subscribers: Abigail Grace Sullivan

Tom and Catie Sullivan of Woodland are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Grace Sullivan. She was born on March 5, 2015, in Woodland, weighing 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Her mother is a teacher and her father is an environmental consultant. Her grandparents are David and Pam Day of Davis; and Dan and Julie […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Holmes Green Team making a difference

Holmes Junior High School is a greener place, thanks to some ninth-graders who have taken it upon themselves to make the campus more eco-friendly. “We’re trying to change the recycling program here,” said Hailey Shapiro, one of the students leading the effort. “Because people have been throwing away a lot of stuff.” She and her fellow […]

April 09, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Kids in the News

Davis High student wins nationwide video contest A yearlong celebration of crystallography, commemorating X-ray crystallography’s 100th anniversary, ended with a Davis High student winning the top prize in a nationwide video contest. DHS junior Colin Unger’s video submission “was far and above the rest,” Christine Beavers of the American Crystallographic Association said in awarding Unger […]

April 09, 2015 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Rec Report: Summer camps offer fun for everyone

By Celeste Torres There isn’t a better place for kids to spend their summer than city of Davis camps. Our summer programs get campers outside at playgrounds and exploring the ins and outs of Davis with exciting games and dynamic activities as they lifelong friendships and memories. Summer registration is now open. L is for […]

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