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Arts & Entertainment - March 1, 2013

Some teens go above and beyond

Main goal is to help those less fortunate

by Katie Lyness

Among all the college bound, scholarly students, athletes, artists, school officers, volunteers, dancers and musicians in Pleasanton are some teens who immerse themselves in truly unique extracurricular activities. These new and different activities are certain to stand out on college applications, although this is not the reason the teens pursue them.

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--Katie Lyness is a youth correspondent for the Pleasanton Weekly. She is a sophomore at Amador Valley High School.


Posted by Smiley Face, a resident of Castlewood
on Sep 29, 2013 at 10:53 am

It's great to see these youngsters get a chance to see what life is like outside the P-Town bubble. Kudos to the parents for supporting their teens to participate in these activities.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:08 am

Thousands of teens go above and beyond if adults are respectful and don't hound them.

Posted by Me Too, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:34 pm

Pleasanton is definitely full of great teens that do and accomplish amazing things. They do it on different levels, yet not one more important than the other. It is nice to be in a place that produces and celebrates more than just the high school sports stars. Sure, some teenagers (even good tens) are going to do stupid stuff sometimes, but as a whole, the parents of Pleasanton have done a great job in raising their kids with a sense of personal and societal pride.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Oct 5, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Spelling CORRECTION: "(even good teens)" tee hee...

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm

there's gonna be a Spellign Bee, i sho hhope that Me To0 win!!!

go for it me toO...winer win loses the Bee of all time... tee hee hee...