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.

Abigail Younga year 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...
N. Barghiela year 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 Lefkoa year 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...
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...
Maddie Rickera year ago
Underappreciated Music Programs in Education
Budget cuts throughout the U.S. have caused severe losses in funding to public school music programs. Furthermore, under appreciated programs then suffer because of low participation rates, lack of eq...
Monica Bennetta year ago
High School in the 20th Century Part 2
She looked like a kind, little old lady, but Miss Ramel was like a tiger in striking position. She was an English teacher and our beloved drama coach. We could get pretty goofy at times, like memorizi...
Monica Bennetta year ago
High School In the 20th Century Part 1
I had attended Catholic school for most of my life, except for kindergarten and first grade. Have you ever seen a kite that's broken loose from its string flying higher and higher in the breeze? That'...
Kaleigh Whitea year ago
Humility
"I believe I'm a good person. You know, I think that there's good in everyone, but—here we are: first day of senior year. And uh... I look around at these kids that I've known all my life and I ask my...
A Day in the Life of Vincent Tyminski
It's always interesting to me to hear about other people's days. Why? I believe it has something to do with me being a writer. Some people have the oddest days of their life and I love to capture the ...
Joe Chesshera year ago
Student Leadership #002
The Art of The Debate…Joes Way Your game plan for how you debate is going to be influenced by many factors one of which will be how much opposition you face, if you face little opposition, it will be ...
Carolina Finaua year ago
10 Ways to Make High School Easier
Because in college, you should already know.
Mike Olsena year ago
Waking Up to the Sound of Cathartic Music
I came across this piece of decor over the holidays and had no other choice than to laugh. I also had to take a picture of it, which I am not one hundred percent sure I was supposed to or allowed to, ...
What High School Taught Me
High School. A place where I learned valuable things that I will carry with me until I die. I was always warned by my oldest brother about certain things I will face in high school, but of course I di...
Abigail Hoya year ago
Heteronormativity at School
It's no secret most of the population is heterosexual. While the LGBT+ population has made great strides in fighting to be seen and heard, heterosexuality is still seen as the 'default' sexuality by t...
Nancy Da year ago
It Gets Better, I Promise
Today I had an interesting experience; I had to get my transcripts to apply to college by going directly to my old high school. I’ve heard other schools will mail it for you if pay 12$, but my old hig...
Kierra Douglasa year ago
Becoming an Adult
When you were in high school, you probably weren’t sitting around calculating how much debt you’d rack up by choosing to continue your education. If you were like me, you were worried about things lik...
K Mathisona year ago
Drama Saved Me
Before I entered high school, I already knew that I was a quiet and shy person, mostly liked to keep to myself. It wasn’t until I went to high school that I realized that I had zero confidence and sel...
E Ma year ago
10 Things I Learned in High School
The best and worst moments of f your life are from high school.