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Bully no more: Teens learn how to help their peers

On a warm October morning, Granite Bay High School junior Heather Gonsalves strung holiday lights in the campus cafeteria to transform the bland space into The Essential Place, a c ...

Teaching the language of love

Physical touch, words of affirmation, quality time, acts of service and receiving gifts: These are five languages of love, as defined by relationship counselor and author Gary Chap ...

Are students up for the ‘Challenge?”

Are these teens up for the challenge? Could these 80 freshmen learn how to know others from the inside out? The class was about to take a giant leap in that direction as part of & ...

Roseville teens talk about sex, self esteem

During a recent class at Roseville High School — attended solely by female freshmen — themes of self-respect and insecurities emerged as six young women shared stories ...

Roseville High School teens take different approach to anti-drug message

Madie Whalen, a sophomore at Roseville High School, spoke softly as her peers sat transfixed in silence inside the campus gymnasium on an October morning. Her voice shook slightly ...