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November 01, 2019

ACT Research Suggests Student Input is Key When Making Decisions About School Safety

 The large majority of U.S. high school students feel safe in school, but many see a need for more mental health services for students, according to a new report from ACT, the nonprofit organization behind the ACT® test....more»

November 01, 2019
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Doctors Fail to Stress HPV Vaccine

 Each year, there are 33,700 new cancers in the U.S. related to human papillomavirus and 4,175 women die annually of cervical cancer—a cancer which is almost entirely attributable to HPV....more»

October 01, 2019
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Unique Abilities: Autism in Kern County

Elijah Stevenson, age 10, is already making headlines for his unique abilities....more»
September 01, 2019
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Ingenious Escape Rooms

Local Teen Takes Charge

Entrepreneurs typically create a business later in life, or at least during adulthood....more»

September 01, 2019
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Bike Arvin: Looking for a New Place to Park

Changes are coming to Bike Arvin, a local non-profit dedicated to cycling culture and its role within our community....more»
September 01, 2019
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Middle School Teaches Valuable Life Lessons

 She’s nervous,” I told my coworker about my daughter, 11, as we sat outside on a warm day eating lunch....more»

August 01, 2019
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JoVi Mongold: Kern County's Own Becomes Miss California Junior Teen

Kern County’s own, JoVi Mongold, age 13, was recently crowned Miss California Junior Teen in the National American Miss competition in Anaheim out of more than 90 state finalists, ages 13 through 16....more»

August 01, 2019
August 01, 2019
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Hello Happy Mama! Dear Teenage Daughters: Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Hello, Mama!

Our long, hot summer is coming to an end, and with it comes the beginning 

of a new school year....more»

August 01, 2019
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Dear Reader: Happy Back to School

Even though my children are in college, high school, and middle school respectively, I vividly recall each of their first days at Kindergarten....more»

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