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.

Kaelyn Dibble4 days ago
My High School Experience
I have spent many nights up late doing homework or many mornings getting up really early to finish that paper for economics that I had not finished the night before. Study sessions chilling with frien...
McKie Hunta month ago
I've Been Waiting for This Day to Come for 13 Years
I have waited for this day since I was in eighth grade, just wanting to be done with people that don't care about me, the homework, and get my diploma. Now that i'm a senior, I can taste the end, and ...
Paisley Hansena month ago
Fund Education Don't Underfund
Funding can be problematic for many if it is not used in the right way. Certain areas in the education system can become overfunded and other areas become underfunded due to not having a sufficient bu...
Brie Lynn2 months ago
My School Failed Me for Being LGBTQ
Growing up in a small beach town in New Jersey is a life that parents dream of for their children. The popular summer destination, nestled on a Cape May County Island, was my year-round reality. Being...
Skunk Uzeki2 months 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 Romano2 months 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 Monetti2 months 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 Lee3 months 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 Briley3 months 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 ...
Analyce Hennessey3 months ago
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 3 months 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 Vine4 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 Boulanger4 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 Runyon5 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 Layne6 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 Anne6 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 Coleman6 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 kae7 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...