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.

Samuel Gaitan10 months 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 Cebulski10 months 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 10 months 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...
Madelena Martinez10 months ago
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 Gaitan10 months 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 Meek10 months 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 Gregg10 months ago
Seven Things to Know Starting Your Senior Year
Part 1 of the High School Senior Series
Aliyah Sanguedolce10 months ago
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 Knowltona year 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...
Madison Rheama year ago
You Did It
Congratulations! You survived the last four years of prison... *cough* I mean, high school! Today is the day that you walk across the stage to get a piece of paper that basically holds the last four y...
Pamela Yanga year ago
What Do You Mean High-Schoolers Are Stressed?
I can tell you one thing for sure: high-schoolers are not okay. Some are, but the overwhelming majority of them are silently struggling with issues like depression and anxiety, but they don't even kno...
Alex Leea year 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 Graysena year 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...
Anne Marshalla year 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 Jamesa year 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 Macenaa year 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 Dasa year 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...