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Going the Distance

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Words of wisdom from a fourth grader when distance learning is the only option.

Plan of Attack

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North Tahoe High School seniors Iran Pacheco Martinez and Laura Bravo have learned a lot while applying to college. They share what they’ve learned with the incoming senior class of 2023.

Pressures for Californian College-Bound Students

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High school seniors feel pressure to get into UCs and CSUs, but it’s becoming more and more difficult to gain acceptance. So what are kids to do?

Unplug and Unwind

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Carrying the weight of the world’s problems can be overwhelming. It’s time to unplug for a while and just enjoy being a kid.

Socially Challenged

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In the latest installment of Kids’ Perspective, Moonshine’s summer intern, 15-year-old Lola Hadley, shares how social media is managing to influence her life even though she doesn’t use it.

A Teen’s Perspective On The World

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The humanities and knowledge of history are critical keys to achieving world peace, contends Tahoe teen Kaya Siig.

Social Security

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Words of wisdom from a teenage social media maven on the responsibility of using such platforms.

Talking Politics

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These turbulent social and political times can threaten friendships or build tension or even estrangement with family members. Here are some wellness tips for talking politics with loved ones.

Turning the Tassels

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The Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation helps streamline the application process for the area’s numerous scholarships foundations.

Raise. Rehabilitate. Release.

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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care in South Lake Tahoe is neither a zoo nor a sanctuary, but a rehabilitation site that takes in abandoned and injured animals and birds. After medical attention and care, LTWC releases wildlife back into the wild.