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Cool School: Mill Valley Students Design Video Games

A very cool school — where they design video games!


Crayola markers are seen in the back-to-school section. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cool School: San Rafael’s Sun Valley Spurs Innovative Recycling Program

SAN RAFAEL (KPIX 5) – After noticing how many markers get thrown away, students at Sun Valley Elementary in San Rafael took action. The school’s Green Team petitioned Crayola, responsible for making half a billion […]


Cool School: Sunset Ridge Elementary In Pacifica

Pacifica has its fair share of fog but on a clear day you might be able to spot a whale. Almost a year ago, Sunset Ridge Elementary built a special observation deck to whale watch.


Cooper Elementary student Adam Topp's spellng bee trophy. (CBS)

Cool School: Vacaville’s Cooper Elementary

The principal at Cooper Elementary in Vacaville says motivation is the key to her student body’s success.


Students at Yu Ming Charter School. (CBS)

Cool School: Yu Ming Charter School, Oakland

Tucked away in the heart of Oakland’s Chinatown, something very special is brewing. It’s the Yu Ming Charter School. It is now just two years old and already 150-plus students strong.


Band members practice at Valley Christian High School in San Jose. (CBS)

Cool School: Valley Christian High School In San Jose

A high school band from San Jose will live out their dream of performing on a big stage in January.


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Cool School: Palo Alto High’s Elective Classes Attracting Attention

Palo Alto High School is known for its academic success, but that’s not all.