About Amelia Levin-Sheffield

Amelia is a junior at Lick-Wilmerding High School and writes for the student newspaper, The Paper Tiger. She also manages the Style section and is one of three co-managing editors of the on-line LWHS community news source, Hyphen. Amelia is a voracious reader and started writing in second grade after getting a flash of inspiration from a gnome sighting in the hollow of a tree in her backyard.

“On Arts”: Public Purpose Program – Jewelea Rivas, Winner of the 826 Valencia Taylor Renfrew Ingham Memorial Scholarship

Jewelea Rivas, as a graduating senior at  Joe O’Connell High School in the Mission District, won the 2010 “826 Valencia Taylor Renfrew Ingham Memorial Scholarship.” The scholarship, named after a dedicated Hunter’s Point art teacher, was a fitting honor for … Read More

This semester the Hyphen is publishing a series of articles written by Hyphen co-editor Amelia Levin-Sheffield featuring City Arts and Lectures and 826 Valencia to highlight how people and organizations include public purpose endeavors in their personal and work lives. “On … Read More

Sports At Lick: Dedication and Sacrifice

One of the many wonderful things about attending Lick-Wilmerding is that you have your choice of sports. Soccer, basketball, baseball, swimming, tennis, badminton, flag football, ultimate Frisbee, dance, track/cross-country, volleyball, lacrosse and wrestling are all proudly (and fiercely) represented. We … Read More