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.

Chlo 2 years ago
The Culture Shock from Year 9 to 10
I have recently entered year 10. Everybody thinks that when they join high school or comprehensive school, that they are just going to be able to mess around for the 5 years that they are there. Inclu...
holl 🌻2 years ago
Why the British Education System Is Deeply Flawed: A Sixteen-Year-Old's Story
My name is Holly. I am 16 years old. I am in year 11. And recently, I have discovered a lot about the British education system. For those unfamiliar with the British way of things, year 11 is the last...
Emberleigh Mae2 years ago
From Senior to Freshman
From a senior, advice is something that comes too far and few between. So, here I am to make it a little bit easier, give some form of advice for the freshman. Freshman, I know it is terrifying. Trust...
Lacey Micheels2 years ago
School Conditions in Mobile County Public Schools
The Mobile County Public School System in Alabama is quite horrendous. I understand some people don't feel this way. This is just my personal opinion. Some people say conditions in the schools of Mobi...
Is Marching Band Considered an Extracurricular Activity?
From being in a high school who did not consider marching band an extracurricular activity was sort of, you can call it, mind playing. At one event, we would be awarded and then the next, they do not ...
Mary Caitlyn2 years ago
Putting the Drama in "Drama Club"
So, High School. Friendships, hardships, romance, you name it. It's where you make your best memories, right? Where you peak in life. Reality check. High School is literal hell. I'm a senior at Erehwo...
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Eve Parker2 years ago
When Your School Becomes an Academy
Secondary school in the UK or high school in the USA is generally recognised as a key part of every child's development into an adult. Throughout your teenage years, whether you love it or loathe it, ...
Emberleigh Mae2 years ago
Mental High
High school sucks. I don't think people realize it, especially older generations, but it is actual hell now. Classes are no longer as easy as they think. Now, instead of taking biology later in high s...
Tessa Wilbanks2 years ago
Why I Regret Dropping Out of High School
High school: the (least) most wonderful time of our lives. Sure, for some, high school is four years full of new friends and retaining knowledge. Yet, for others, it’s a dreadful time full of bullying...
Allie Burns2 years ago
Marching Band
Since the sixth grade (middle school) I have been playing the trumpet. I mainly joined band because my sister was in as a flute player and I, being the typical younger sister, was wanting to do what m...
Heather Wilkins2 years ago
Literature Books That Should Be Read in Schools
I started reading books when I was four. My education was entrusted fairly young by grandparents who taught me and my sister basic math, reading, and writing skills to do well in school. Of course, ne...
Katie Curt2 years ago
Advice to Those in High School
I hated high school. Not in the cliché, "Oh my gosh, I hate school." But I truly did. All my friends would get dressed up, go to pep rallies, talk about the latest parties; none of it interested me, n...
Arlo L2 years ago
What I Learned Being Gay in High School
Okay first, let me clarify. I am the 1%, I'm genderfluid, semi-closeted, and I never dated anyone in high school. The closet I got to kissing someone was when I almost ran into them in the hallway. Al...
Bridget Chavez2 years ago
We Were Legends
One week to go. Graduation was right around the corner and right now the only thing that mattered to the senior class was to accomplish a great senior prank. Jacob and Blair had been plotting the exec...
Galaxy Child2 years ago
Tips for Surviving High School
(Warning: These tips are based on MY opinion of high school survival.) Now everyone has probably told you, or students like you, "Just have fun!" Now I have a perfect statement for that sentence. NO. ...
Alyssa Damm2 years ago
Negative Effects of Peer Pressure in High School
Teenage and high school years are an immense part in shaping the person you are going to become. Although school is given to us to receive an education, it can also be a place where you can develop re...
Kaitlyn Sullivan2 years ago
Finding Yourself
Have you ever felt yourself wandering? Not knowing what you want to do with life, or what you should be "passionate" about? Well, I've been in the same spot and it was a journey leading into my passio...
chicmercy gm2 years ago
A Little Crush on a Silver Fox
This is a record of past journal entries I have made during an odd phase where I had an out of the blue major crush on my music teacher. It centres on my thoughts and feelings around my teacher and th...