Tag: High school

More High School Students Are Depressed, Attempting Suicide: How To Recognize Signs Of Teen Depression

CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey revealed that fewer teens do sex and drugs but many have persistent feelings of hopeless and sadness. What are the signs of teen depression?

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

FDA Now Considers Vaping A Rising Epidemic In High School

The U.S. FDA has considered vaping among high school students a growing epidemic and national concern. At least 1.7 million students are smoking e-cigarettes, and more are getting addicted to combustible nicotine products.

Public Health April 7, 2018

Teen Gets College Degree Before Graduating From High School: Here's How She Did It

A teen from Indiana, Raven Osborne, is beating the odds as she gets her bachelor’s degree two weeks before getting her high school diploma. Here is the school program that helped her to achieve this feat.

Life & Style May 5, 2017

California High School Makes $24 Million By Investing In Snap IPO

Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California, poured an early investment of $15,000 for Snap Inc., the maker of Snapchat. Today the investment in Snap's IPO is worth $24 million.

Business Tech March 5, 2017

Chicago High School Students Sick After Eating Gummy Bears Tainted With Marijuana

Chicago high school students needed medical care after eating marijuana-laced gummy bears. The police are still investigating this incident.

Public Health December 7, 2016

8 Apps Kids, Parents, Teachers And College Students Should Download This Back-To-School Season

Here are the eight best apps to download to be organized and productive this school year, as well as to learn and become engaged in education.

Apps/Software August 22, 2016

Start School Later To Reduce Rates Of Sleep-Deprived Teens, Doctors Agree

Let the young ones sleep. The American Medical Association backs recommendations that classes in middle and high school should not start earlier than 8:30 a.m. to reduce sleep deprivation among teenagers.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 17, 2016

Girl Barred From Prom For Wearing Suit Attends Another School's Dance

Aniya Wolf, a junior student at a Catholic high school, was kicked out of her own prom for wearing a tuxedo. Wolf, who considers herself a lesbian, got an invitation from another school and finally attended prom on May 21.

Life & Style May 23, 2016

Tux-Wearing Girl To Guest In ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ After Being Turned Away From Prom

Aniya Wolf wore a tux to prom and got thrown out for it. She received a lot of support, including an invitation from 'It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia' creator Rob McElhenney, who wanted her to appear in the show.

Life & Style May 16, 2016

High School Yearbook Misidentifies Muslim Student As ‘Isis Phillips’

'Saddened, disgusted, hurt and embarrassed.' This was how Bayan Zehlif described how she felt after she was misidentified as 'Isis Phillips' while wearing a hijab in a yearbook photo.

Life & Style May 10, 2016

Here Are The Best Public High Schools Based On US News Ranking

The top public high schools in the United States have been named. U.S. News has released the list, which shows that Texas-based School for the Talented and Gifted nabbed first place.

Society April 20, 2016

Girls Avoiding Math, Science At High School Less Likely To Get High-Paying IT, Engineering Jobs

A new study from Australia showed that women’s underrepresentation in high-paying IT and engineering jobs – which likely plays a role in the gender wage gap – could be partly attributed to high school subject choices. On average, girls tended to not choose STEM subjects in high school.

Society March 10, 2016

High School Wrestler Says He Contracted Contagious Mat Herpes During Tournament

A teenage wrestler in California said he contracted herpes gladiatorum or mat herpes during a high school tournament. The high school senior is urging other wrestlers he's faced not to participate in the state championship this weekend in Bakersfield.

Life March 4, 2016

Cheerleading Said Safest School Sport, But Injuries Can Be Severe When They Happen

As cheerleading become more competitive and athletic, injuries can be more serious, researchers say. However, it is still among the safest of school sporting activities.

Life December 11, 2015

‘DC Super Hero Girls’ Creative Team Talks Taking Superheroes To High School

The 'DC Super Hero Girls' universe is live! Packed with an assortment of female characters, it’s helping teach young girls to empower themselves by discovering their strengths, even when the threat of high school looms.

Movies/TV Shows October 24, 2015

‘Death Note’ Scare Shakes New Hampshire High School

High school is always a weird time for anyone involved. Now, a New Hampshire high school is finding the hard way just how impressionable students can be.

Internet Culture October 16, 2015

Texas 9th-Grader Arrested After Bringing A Homemade Clock To School

Ahmed Mohamed built and brought a clock into school Monday, which teachers thought resembled a bomb. He was arrested and taken to juvenile detention later that day.

Gadgets September 16, 2015

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Dashes Hopes Of Teen Scientists After Destruction Of High School Experiments

NASA gave numerous high school students the opportunity to fly their science experiments to space through the SpaceX cargo mission. Unfortunately, the rocket exploded minutes after liftoff dashing the high hopes of the teens.

Space July 1, 2015

Every Student Is Complaining About Group Projects On Social Media Right Now

Students are flooding Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr with hilarious memes about how much they hate group projects.

Internet Culture May 18, 2015

This Girl Has The Best High School Yearbook Quote

A California high school senior's yearbook quote is going viral after many took notice on Twitter and Tumblr.

Internet Culture May 14, 2015

School Officials Raise Concern Over Possible Tuberculosis Exposure In Indianapolis High School

Southport High School students and staff in Indianapolis are believed to have been exposed to tuberculosis through a student. Testing for those directly affected will start next week.

Life April 25, 2015

Study Shows 20 Percent Of High School Girls Experience Physical Or Sexual Abuse While Dating

According to a study, abusive relationships start sooner than anyone realizes, with 20 percent of female high school students experiencing some form of teen dating violence.

Life March 3, 2015

Michelle Obama and Chloe Grace Moretz featured in ‘Funny or Die’ sketch to battle obesity

Michelle Obama tackles comedy again to help battle obesity in the U.S.. The first lady is featured in a new ‘Funny or Die’ video for a fake movie trailer about junk food zombie students who need a healthy heroine.

Movies/TV Shows September 3, 2014

Concussions are cause for serious concern, no matter what part of the head is hit

Concussions and traumatic brain injuries from sports are incredibly dangerous, especially in high school athletes. A recent study says that where the concussion occurs though, is not as important.

Life August 11, 2014

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