high school

High school made less stressful; a roundup of high school horror stories and tips on asking your date to prom, preparing for college and much more.

Skunk Uzeki8 days ago
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Specialty Schools
"Did you go to private school? Public? You're so well-spoken for someone without a degree!" It's a trio of sentences I often hear. As a college dropout, it's something that irks me on a lot of levels....
Jordanna Romano10 days ago
Five Years Later
It's been about five years since I graduated high school. On June 12th, 2014, my former peers that I would typically see daily and I, finally threw our graduation caps in the air and went our separate...
Rich Monetti12 days ago
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Mt. Kisco Hosts Undoing Racism Workshop
In the fall of 2014, Reverend Kym McNair, Associate Minister at Antioch Baptist Church in Bedford Hills, was excited to receive an invitation to attend a workshop at Fox Lane on diversity, racism and ...
Emma Lee17 days ago
An Open Letter to School Districts: Where Is the Money for Performing Arts?
There is no drama class at Cypress High School. The couch with wheels featured in black and white pictures of past productions still sits in the green room, a tiny space adjacent to the theater and ch...
Ryanne Briley23 days ago
Is What I'm Learning Really Useful?
Hello my name is Ryanne. I'm currently in high school—let me rephrase that, I'm currently I'm hell. Also, a quick side note: This is my first story I'm fighting about. I like venting a lot, but never ...
Top 5 Websites and Apps for High School Students
When assigned homework, do you find yourself stuck and confused? Here are some helpful resources!
Tyler a month ago
The Little Things in Life...
Hi, my name is Tyler, I'm gonna give a brief explanation of my life that will later follow into a whole story of the things I deal with in my life. Since graduating high school, life as really smacked...
Savanna Vine2 months ago
Growing in Performing Arts and Passion
Fanning the passionate and artistic flame inside of young people is a critical notion for our society to learn. Here is the story of my passion for the performing arts.
Zachary Boulanger2 months ago
Here It Comes
It's the moment I've been waiting for since as long as I can remember, school as I know it is coming to an end and I couldn't be more excited. For so long, all I could think about is how much I dislik...
Justin Runyon3 months ago
The Gonski Report: Allowing Teachers to Teach (Pt. 1)
The Gonski Report looks at recommendations for the future funding of education in Australian schools. Most of the recommendations have to do with the politics of funding and the need for more investme...
Remington Layne4 months ago
What Every Struggling Student Needs to Hear
I’ve been subbing for a few months now. The last few months of subbing have shown me some surprising repetition among the students. No, these students don’t all come from the same cut cloth, or clique...
Alex Anne4 months ago
I Survived an All Girls Catholic Prep School
Not all the stereotypes are true, but oh so many of them are. We had plaid skirts, polos, nuns, and drama for your mama. It was the best and worst times of our lives. The summer before eighth grade, m...
Teddi Coleman4 months ago
To Reunion or Not to Reunion
In a couple years, I will be returning for my ten year high school reunion. There are a couple fears that I have with this reunion, and I hope I am not alone in this. I hope you find some similarities...
Diamond kae5 months ago
Things I Learned in High School
As my graduation date draws closer I can’t help but to think about how drastically my life is about to change. It’s scary. From this point on I’ll be responsible for the routes I take that will either...
danni pacheco5 months ago
DECA and Why You Should Take It in High School
In eighth grade, you're given a sheet with all of the extra classes you can take at the high school of your choice ranging from JROTC to Drama, one class not a lot of kids know about though is DECA. D...
Bridget Barnes5 months ago
Reach Out
High School: a four year period in everyone's life that will always be memorable for better or worse. We all remember the overcrowded halls filled with faces you've watched change and age. However wha...
Alexandria Bliss5 months ago
Letter to a Freshman
Dear Jane, High school...the white walls, clogged hallways, and smelly locker rooms. Oh, the glory days, but all of that will cease to exist when it comes to focusing on the actual classes you will be...
Xena Warrior5 months ago
My 10 Year High School Reunion
This past weekend, I attended my (dreaded) high school reunion. The weeks and months leading up to the event were the worst I've ever experienced. I will not disclose all reasons at this time, as they are ongoing, but what I can say is that this past year has been the most emotionally draining, traumatic, and eye-opening year I've gone through. I am the most overweight I've ever been, I had to come back to Vegas with my tail between my legs because LA had drained more than just my finances, I'm ...