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.

Paisley Hansen8 days 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 Lynna month 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 Uzekia month 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 Romanoa month 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 Monettia month 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 Leea month 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 Briley2 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 Hennessey2 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 2 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 Vine3 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 Boulanger3 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 Runyon4 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 Layne5 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 Anne5 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 Coleman5 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 kae6 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 pacheco6 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 Barnes6 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...