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.

Alex Lee3 days ago
Message to the School Systems
May 17, 2018 One Student Some High School An uncared about district To Whom It May Concern: Some High school of An Uncared for District by a low blow with the news of the upcoming layoff effective nex...
Em Graysen6 days ago
Faith and Folly
If you would have told my fourteen-year-old self that I would someday walk away from my Christian faith, I would have thought you were crazy. At that age I was such a strong believer that no amount of...
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Anne Marshall9 days ago
Surviving High School
MY EXPERIENCE When most adults look back on high school the majority of them say that it was either the best or worst time in their life. Some think that high school is straight forward and easy, but ...
Mason James12 days ago
I'm 15 and I'm a High School Dropout
So I know the first thing you’re probably thinking is: Aren’t you a little young to be a high school dropout? Why’d you dropout? What are you going to do now? How do you plan on getting a job? The rea...
Paula Macena17 days ago
Six Things I've Learned in High School
When I was younger—in elementary school, middle school, even junior high—high school seemed like a faraway fantasy land. Everything in the media screamed at me, “High school will be the best years of ...
Rishi Das18 days ago
Why Grades Don't Matter
OK, I already know what you're thinking. You're wrong. Grades do matter. Well, turns out, you're right. They sometimes do. But then again, not at all aspects of life. With that said, don't stop studyi...
Lucie Terkowskia month ago
Freshman Year: High School
Some say these four years are the best years of your life; the archway, or the bridge of new opportunities full of new adventures. Some say these years go by so fast you really don't remember what hap...
Maurice Berniera month ago
The Trumpet Man!
I was born in the year of 1956. It was a great year. Many great people I know were born that year. My closest friends were born that year. As Frank Sinatra once sang, “It was a very good year.” Even t...
Jared Smitha month ago
ACT
Dear Jim, It is wonderful that you are about to take the ACT. However, it would seem that you need some questions answered first, which is reasonable. The ACT reading test is a 35 minute test with 40 ...
Katie Marchbanka month ago
Most Expensive Private High Schools in America
High school can teach you a lot. No, I'm not just talking about knowing what the powerhouse of the cell is, I'm talking about learning how to work together with people you might not like, make friends...
Angel Allsopa month ago
What Is Life Really Like After High School?
High school is and was the most social part of my life. In high school, you were able to make friends in the matter of a couple seconds of entering a class. Some friends you make freshman year stick w...
Steven Wallace2 months ago
Mindfulness in Education
As schools increasingly emphasise cognitive intelligence, placing greater workloads, higher study expectations, and less free time on students shoulders, they should also take on the onus of mitigatin...
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Maya Krapf2 months ago
Why School Should Start Later
Do you hate waking up in the morning? High school students are waking up as early as six o’clock to begin their day. Some even earlier! The unreasonable morning start times for schools work against th...
Abigail Young2 months ago
"Be Yourself!" They Said
Being the one who stands out in high school can mean a multitude of things to different students. The kid who has an unhealthy obsession with Percy Jackson books, the girl in the back of the classroom...
Naomi Barghiel2 months ago
To Be A Big Kid
Walking down the hallway of my high school at the beginning of lunch on May 2nd, I see one, two, three girls with a full face of makeup pass by. I try to make out what they’re saying through the noise...
Mike Lefko2 months ago
Failure Apparently IS an Option
Failure…apparently IS an option. I see it every day. Smart young minds choosing not to try. It used to be students who had a hard time learning in school would act up, and become behavior problems, bu...
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Michelle Brianna2 months ago
Finishing School with a Chronic Illness
As I am typing this, the lyrics "I know it's hard when you're falling down, and it's a long way up when you hit the ground, get up now, get up now, get up now" from "On Top of the World" by Imagine Dr...