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Tortilla Babies: Alumna Katharine Harlan makes your kid cute enough to eat

Tortilla Babies: Alumna Katharine Harlan makes your kid cute enough to eat

By Maxwell Shukuya, Sacramento Country Day School, Sacramento, Calif.

October 23, 2014

Katharine Harlan, ’99, single-handedly turned blankets into gold. No, she didn’t conjure up King Midas or Rumpelstiltskin — instead, Harlan conjured up cute. Yes, cute. She cooked up Bon Vivant Baby, a business that produces food-inspired swaddling blankets with names like “Lil’ Eggroll...

The future of fashion starts with Yellow House

The future of fashion starts with Yellow House

By Alex Hall, Carlsbad HS, Carlsbad, Calif.

September 29, 2014

Aspiring fashion designers, Lizzy Grove and Megan Jenkins, have their own Carlsbad home-based bathing suit line: Yellow House Bikinis. The girls started making their bikinis in fashion class here at CHS just last year and have managed to exceed their expectations. “We were in fashion class toge...

School’s entrepreneurship program helps students enter business world

School’s entrepreneurship program helps students enter business world

By Jacob Cupps, Parkway West High School, Ballwin, Mo.

September 16, 2014

As an average everyday high schooler, the phrase “real world experience” is one loaded with a heaping plate of mixed emotions with ambiguity and uncertainty being at the forefront. However, with the launch of the Spark! program, Parkway has now created a chance for entrepreneurship amongst its student...

Enterprising student starts coffee during Starbucks closure

Enterprising student starts coffee during Starbucks closure

By Rose Lipner and Tamar Willis

December 19, 2013

UPDATE: Sophomore Boaz Willis has announced that Bo’s Barista Bar, which he opened during Starbucks’s 10-day shutdown, will re-open Monday even though the actual coffeehouse across the street from school is now open. From Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, Boaz had set up a table near the lunch area and enthusiastically...