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Swimming with Sharks, Climbing El Capitan, Flying through the Air and Other Adventures

REPORTERS: Aiden Ament, Sabrina Chafee, Kylar Flynn, Katrina Horsey, Ellie Jenkins, Parker Kulavic, Jessica Le, Jane Merkle, Rachel Metzger, Will O’Hara, Elliott Soofer, Lyle Rumon, Christine Watridge, Sari Wisoff  FROM: Branson, Home-School, Marin Academy, Marin Catholic High, Marin Country Day School, Marin Waldorf, Novato School of the Arts, Redwood High, Tamalpais High, Terra Linda High Schools

We could feel our feet on the floor and our hands gripping the edge of the table in front of us. We knew we were safe, perched on black mesh swivel chairs in a conference room walled by whiteboards and carpeted in blue. But our sight deceived us. Because when we looked down, thousands of feet of empty space plunged past where our feet should have been and a lush forest sloped for miles in every direction. We were teetering in perilously mid-air, barely secured to El Capitan, Yosemite’s imposing 3,000-foot sheer vertical wall of granite, by a measly rope and harness. Was this reality? Yes, virtual reality. Brought to us—all of us—by Google.

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A Journey To Pixar

FEATURE - October 2014

By Bella Alioto, Isabella Angel, Matt Diener, Grace Feinberg, Gillian Friend, Katrina Horsey, Dylan Jones, Sarah Knopf, Sarah Noble, Isabel Rodriguez, Linden Schrage, Campbell Slavin and Kathleen Winnick. From Brandeis Hillel, Davidson Middle, Katherine Delmar Burke,  Marin Academy, Marin Catholic, Mark Day, Redwood, San Domenico, San Francisco Day and Tam High Schools

 

TAKE A JOURNEY WITH US...

WhereImage of the fastForward Adventure Reporters on site at Pixar do childhood dreams come from? What inspires our wildest fantasies? For us, and many others, these inspirations sneak into our unsuspecting minds from the bright lights on the big screens. Movies might be the only place where monsters collect children’s screams, superheroes battle evil, toys come to life every time you look away, and a fish searched the whole ocean to find his son. So, where do these dreams come from? Disney’s Pixar Animation Studios.

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Dan Noyes - ABC7 Investigative Reporter

SPOTLIGHT FEATURE - January 2014

By Aiden Ament, Lauren Anderson, Olivia Arthur, Avani Bahl , Sophie Barron, Lindsay Bell , Cyrus Bernier, Madeline Bruce, Zach Bjursten, Joe Blair, Lizzie Chadbourne, Andi Cooper, Jade Cooper, Erin Fernwood, Simone Harper, John Hassen, Sara Kashani, Alexandra Kitze, Julia Kudler, Charlotte Lee, Maddie O’Hara, Tatum Shaver, Zoe Shulman, Abby Smith, Gabby Ural and Ellie Wynne
From Del Mar Middle, Branson, The Bay School, Gate Academy, Hall Middle, Katherine Delmar Burke , Marin Academy, Marin Horizon, Marin Primary & Middle, Marin School of the Arts, Sir Francis Drake High, St. Isabella, St. Rita’s and University High Schools

Image of a group of FastForward reporters with Dan NoyesBusting bad cops left and right. Revealing the truth about a murder. Putting a priest in prison for serious crimes. Uncovering the dark facts about a death occurring in water pipes. Beating the bad guys. Revealing the truth. Sound like a superhero? It’s actually Dan Noyes, an investigative reporter for ABC News.

You see him when you’re drinking your morning coffee. But Dan Noyes isn’t merely a face on the TV screen.

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