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.

Toria Rainey10 months ago
The Prep Year
Where the walls so tall and stately of our Alma Mater rise, Where the elm trees’ waving fingers strive to touch the bending skies Nature smiles with aspect sweet—darkly braided on the greensward at ou...
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Samuel Gaitan10 months ago
High School: Junior Year (Chapter 7)
I remember my dad saying something about him having an early meeting today but didn’t want to go back to the office. He often did that. He was a corporate attorney so he was able to bring his work hom...
sofia benavides10 months ago
Seniors Are Bitches
It was a Senior privilege to run in screaming during rallies. It was also a Senior privilege to wear college sweatshirts over your uniform polo, eat lunch in the quad with the school bus yellow tables...
F M10 months ago
The 5 Lessons I Learned From Moving to a New High School
It was mid-way through my sophomore year when my parents told me about my dad's new job. We would be moving from Connecticut to Massachusetts. Despite us moving only three hours away, it was at the ti...
C. L.a year ago
How to Survive Senior Year
As someone who has successfully just come out of a senior year alive and (relatively) okay, I feel like it's kind of my unofficial duty to pass on what I've learned from my experiences over the year. ...
michael angeloa year ago
A Layman's Guide to Surviving AP Calculus
Disclaimer: These are tips to help you pass the class, not to get a 5 on the AP test. Ah, AP Calculus... the class that made even the smartest students at my school tremble. Unfortunately for me, my s...
Crystal L.a year ago
My High School Review
Disclaimer: The picture provided above is not my high school. August 14, 2018. The day that a new journey began. On August 14, I embarked on a new journey as a freshman in high school. My first week h...
Leigh Hoopera year ago
Results Day 2018
The night before results day was a nightmare. I couldn’t sleep, my friends were waking up from actual nightmares, and I realised this day ended a whole era of my life. As someone who isn’t planning on...
Rylie Travisa year ago
Freshman Year
Going into high school is nerve wracking for a lot of students. Having their environment change and being around older people can be very overwhelming. I remember my summer from eighth grade to freshm...
Ashia Martina year ago
Guide to Get Through High School
Coming from a Small Charter School Girl
Serena Magañaa year ago
Odd Ball Out
It was the middle of freshman year and I was at war with my mom. Earlier that day, she had gotten a call from iPoly saying that I was number one on the waiting list and I would be able to start on January 22. “iPoly is such a good school. You’ll have so many opportunities there!” my mom exclaimed. “I get that it is a good school and everything, but it is MID-SEMESTER! I already made lots of friends at Chino and I found my place here!” I yelled. After that, the car ride home was silent. All I cou...
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Samuel Gaitana year ago
High School: Junior Year (Chapter 6)
Chapter Six (Ralfie's Point of View) I didn't catch what Elena said to Sam. I was too busy thinking about what was inside of the folder and then Sam just gets up and leaves the cafeteria. Elena, Selen...
Sam Ba year ago
How to Make It Through High School
In this article, I will discuss many topics that come to mind when I think about how to thrive in high school, or at least get through it. If you ask most adults they’ll say, “High school is the best ...
Laura's Vocal a year ago
High School
I remember the weeks coming up to my first year of high school. It was such an exciting milestone for me. I was no longer in public school, and I really felt like I was growing up. Although the excite...
Mika Boylea year ago
Surviving a 7A High School
Growing up in a town with less than 10,000 people is a unique experience. You think you have met everyone until you keep growing older and your town has a population boom. Fast forward to my senior ye...
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Samuel Gaitana year ago
High School: Junior Year (Chapter 5)
I slammed through the cafeteria doors trying to catch up with Jeanette. Out in the hallway, I looked left and right and I didn’t see any sign of her. I did, however, see the corner of a manilla folder...
hollie shanksa year ago
6 Things to Prepare You for High School
Here's a list of things to help you prepare for high school. This advice is not always right. It comes from my own personal experience.
Margaret Myersa year ago
My Senior Quote + What I Learned in High School
It was one of the moments I had been waiting for the past four years of my high school career. It was finally time to pick out my senior quote from the yearbook. This was my time to shine and try and ...