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.

The Safe Sex Talk They Should Have Given in School
I don’t know what you were taught in school or if you were taught anything at all, but even as a teenager I was extremely aware of how ridiculous sex education was. What is even more ridiculous is the...
Tim Bryce2 days ago
Taking Public Education for Granted
BRYCE ON EDUCATION Click for AUDIO VERSION​. I want to talk a little on education. Some things have been bothering me. Today, we hear a lot of young people demanding a right to free higher education, ...
Branden Taylor3 days ago
High School Embarrassment
I graduated high school a while ago (“a while” meaning between five years and three months ago) and it wasn’t so bad. I grew up a lot while there but I never seemed to completely know what I was doing...
Sophie Jiwoo7 days ago
Intelligence vs. Artificial Intelligence
If you grew up in the States, there’s a high chance that you’ve heard of the SAT entrance exam. Created by the College Board, a non-profit organization committed to preparing students for college, the...
Samuel Gaitan8 days ago
High School: Junior Year (Chapter 4)
Chapter Four The rest of the first month of school went by faster than usual, it seemed. There were a few times I walked to school without Ralfie. He would send me a text either the night before or th...
Jon L11 days ago
Journey Into High School: Grade 8
High School. What are the first words that come to mind? Scary? Frightening? Zealous? Well, those were the first few words that came to mind when thinking about high school. Here's why. In elementary ...
Samuel Gaitan14 days ago
High School: Junior Year (Chapter 3)
Chapter Three Being a junior in high school, it is sad to say that I have never been in a situation where a girl initiated the conversation first. 'Act cool,' I thought to myself. “Yes to all of the a...
Madison Rheam17 days ago
What No One Tells You About High School
Your body will start to go through some physical changes that... wait a minute. You actually thought I was going to write an article about puberty? Think again because this is basically the survival g...
Andrea Dawson20 days ago
3 Careers That Are Best to Prepare for in High School
There are numerous career paths that require state examinations and a state license in order to practice. In many cases, the testing and requirements for licensure might be different from state to sta...
Samuel Gaitan23 days ago
High School: Junior Year (Chapter 2)
Chapter Two: Luis David High School had sort of a big front lawn. From across the street I could see people already claiming their spots . At Luis David, we weren’t confined to sit only in the cafeter...
Jack Cebulski24 days ago
Our Education System Is Becoming Capitalized
In the 1980s, it was expected that a college graduate would be able to pay back their whole tuition 5 years after having graduated. In today’s society, paying back a college tuition in 5 years is near...
Shay a month ago
Picture today’s educational system…it’s not perfect—in fact, I imagine most of us can agree it is far, far from perfect. And not surprisingly as the underlying principles of the US schooling system ha...
4 Things They Don't Tell You in High School
Growing up in a 1A school in a town with a population of less than 1,000 people, it can typically be hard to picture yourself making a huge impact on a world that has over seven billion people. As an ...
Samuel Gaitana month ago
High School: Junior Year
Chapter One Have you ever had that sensation where you just didn’t want to get out of bed? Well, I feel that every morning I wake up. I don’t know if I’m just lazy or if I have some medical condition ...
Tyler Meeka month ago
Lessons Learned From Teaching Hispanic Youth
In my first year of teaching, I gained insight into the ways that Hispanic youth thrive and sometimes suffer in the American education system. To be clear, this is not a rant aimed at the injustices d...
Kristen Gregga month ago
Seven Things to Know Starting Your Senior Year
Part 1 of the High School Senior Series
Embarrassing School Incident
It was my first day of high school and I walk into the doors of the school excited to go to the same school as my friends from eighth grade. I was excited to start class and meet new teachers and frie...
Emma Knowlton2 months ago
4 Things I Didn't Realize About High School Until It Was Too Late
“I present to you the graduating class of 2018.” I could not believe I was a high school graduate. It did not feel real until I heard those words come out of my principal’s mouth. I reflected on my hi...