Posts tagged "high school"

Dept. Of Education Orders High School To Allow Trans Student To Use Girls’ Locker Room

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights found yesterday that a high school in Chicago’s northwest suburbs must allow a trans student to use the girls’ locker room

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 3, 2015 - 3:00 pm

In Defense Of Extracurriculars

When I was in high school, I was the president of my school’s Queer-Straight Alliance, the vice president of the Artistic Cooperation Society, and I occasionally attended the Socialist Club

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

Video Shows Officer Choking And Violently Slamming HS Girl To The Ground

Police in South Carolina are investigating an altercation between a female high school student and the school’s resource officer after a video of the incident started to circulate on social media. The video was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2015 - 6:20 pm

LA Suspends Filming At Public Schools After A Porn Is Shot Inside Of A High School

Alexander Hamilton High School in the Beverlywood area of western LA was just discovered to have been used to shoot a porn film back in 2012.
The organization FilmLA is…

Katrin Higher | October 10, 2015 - 11:00 am

University Of Louisville Investigates Claim That Escorts Were Hired for Basketball Recruits

A new book was just released by an escort who alleges that former University of Louisville basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for women to…

Katrin Higher | October 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm

This Girl Had Her Senior Pictures Done At Taco Bell & The Results Are Amazing

Ah yes, high school senior portraits. We remember them like they were just yesterday…awkward poses with our hands uncomfortably folded over our laps, sitting in a freshly mowed lawn. What…

College Candy | August 11, 2015 - 11:40 am

“Let Devan Speak”: High School Valedictorian Banned From Giving Speech, Suspended

Devan Solanki, valedictorian of Lodi High School, was banned from giving a graduation speech. When he protested, he was suspended, then made to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

Jenn Frank | June 22, 2015 - 9:30 am

No Grades, No Exams At Tilda Swinton’s Cool New High School

A Waldorf-style school co-founded by Tilda Swinton, Drumduan Upper School spends summer vacation teaching teens how to build boats and forage for food. WE ARE SO THERE.

Jenn Frank | June 17, 2015 - 9:00 am

Gay Feminist High School Senior Nails Her Yearbook Quote

One of the great regrets of my life is that I didn’t make better use of my high school yearbook senior quote. After all, back then, I had no idea that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 28, 2015 - 11:50 am

Watch Prom Fashion (And Dance Moves!) Evolve Over The Past 80 Years

Prom: how quickly it shifts from the Most Important Night Of Your Life to a warm, hazy blip in your memory by the very next day, not to be given so much as a thought…

Claire Hannum | May 8, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Badass High Schooler Strikes Back Against The Sexist Dress Code Police

Summer is coming, and lest we forget, that means high school hall monitors everywhere are gearing up to scrutinize and punish thousands of teenage girls for shorts and tank tops that…

Claire Hannum | May 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm

10 Things I Was Irrationally Jealous Of In High School (And Admittedly Still Am)

Ever since I was little, I have had a very hard time keeping my eyes on my own paper in the competitive game of life. I didn’t actually cheat because…

Beejoli Shah | April 22, 2015 - 4:20 pm

This Prep School Rap Battle Is What A Hogwarts Freestyle Competition Would Be Like

Everything about this is gold.
Some students from the UK went all “8 Mile” on their prep school campus when an impromptu rap battle commenced, reminding the rest of us…

Katie Oldenburg | October 9, 2014 - 2:30 pm

8 Useless Things I Learned In Home Economics Class (And How They Failed Me)

In middle school, I took a cooking class and a “life skills” class, each of which promised to prepare me for fancy grown-up tasks like adequately feeding myself, running a…

Claire Hannum | October 6, 2014 - 11:00 am

Mommie Dearest: How Not To Get Suspended

It’s back-to-school time for everybody from preschoolers to college students and you can’t throw a No. 2 pencil without hitting some advice on promoting academic success. Create routine! Eat properly!

Avital Norman Nathman | September 5, 2014 - 10:00 am

High School Student With The Best Grades In His Class Forced To Fight For Valedictorian Title

Meet Ladarius Sapho. Tomorrow, the 18-year-old is graduating from Proviso East High School in Maywood, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, with the best grades in his class. Having achieved a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 23, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Did You Have A Senior Prank? (Hopefully One Less Illegal Than The Prank In Teaneck)

By now you’ve heard about the 63 students who were arrested at Teaneck High School in New Jersey for a senior prank that veered off-course into straight-up vandalism. Nearly one-fifth…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2014 - 3:30 pm

An Open Letter To The Young Women Gossiping On The Subway

Dear Young Women On My Subway Car Yesterday,

I remember high school, a small world in which everyone feels like a character in an epic drama.  A place…

Sophie Leon | April 9, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Study: Being Popular Doesn’t Make Teens More Immune To Bullying

Sorry, teenagers, but new study of high schoolers has found that becoming more popular can actually increase the risk of being bullied. Researchers from Pennsylvanita State University and The University of…

Claire Hannum | April 2, 2014 - 6:00 pm

South Korean High School Students Go Nuts In Yearbook Photos

High school yearbook photos are usually atrocious. Memories of standing up against a fake brick wall or leaning over a ladder (just like we do at home all the time)…

Huffington Post Weird News | February 22, 2014 - 9:30 am
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