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Tag Archive: peerpressure

#smartstart2school

August 17, 2015 1:16 pm Published by Comments Off on #smartstart2school

Recently, a group of middle and high school students from Santa Paula and Fillmore gathered to talk about the new... View Article


In the midst of trouble

March 10, 2014 12:04 pm Published by Comments Off on In the midst of trouble

This post is written by Amber G., a 9th grader attending Camarillo High School. Today it seems like young kids... View Article


The pressure is (suddenly) on

November 8, 2013 9:21 pm Published by Comments Off on The pressure is (suddenly) on

Leann Zurmuhlen is a student at California Lutheran University who is currently studying for a degree in Communication. I didn’t... View Article


Bad Decision

August 8, 2012 2:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Bad Decision

This blog post was written by a high school student in Ventura County. Names and identifying details have been changed.... View Article


With friends like these …

October 6, 2011 2:29 pm Published by Comments Off on With friends like these …

This post was written by a middle school student in Ventura County. I think friends influence other friends all the... View Article


Having fun without alcohol

April 13, 2010 2:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Having fun without alcohol

The following essay was written by “Belinda,” a 6th grader in Ventura County. As a 6th grader, my friends and... View Article