Posts tagged "high school"

“Meep!” It’s The New Word That Could Get A Kid Suspended

"Meep?" "Meep!" "Meep, meep, meep, meep, meep." What the heck did I just say? Maybe Beaker's friend, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, knows. The principal of Dancers High School in Massachusetts had no idea what the nonsensical Muppet-word meant, either. That old fuddy-duddy threatened his students with suspension after administrators learned of a dastardly plan for…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 12, 2009

Boys In Skirts, Girls In Tuxes—What’s A High School Principal To Do?

Depending on what kind of high school you attended and what part of the country you grew up in, you're probably well aware of school dress codes: no miniskirts, no baseball hats, no gang colors, etc. But some kids who are challenging their dress code aren't just trying to flash a skimpy thong…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 9, 2009

The Most Popular Kids At Hollywood High!

Last week, 15-year-old Dakota Fanning was crowned the Homecoming Princess of Crespi Carmelite High School after cheering at the game with the other Viking cheerleaders. This is weird for a couple of reasons: because she goes to an actual high school and because she is still only 15. Also, isn't she too busy being…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 2, 2009

Everyone From High School Is In The Tabloids!

Imagine you are sitting in your high school English class. On your right sits Mischa Barton, soon to star on a show called the OC. On your left sits Alexandra Daddario, star on the soap opera All My Children. Behind you sits Tell Carlson, male supermodel and star of Christian Dior’s 2004 spring and summer…
By: Ali Jawin / July 4, 2009

Mom Charged With Changing 200+ Grades For Daughter

Talk about being an overly-involved parent. Last week, mom Carolina McNeal was charged with hacking into a Pennsylvania high school's computer system to make her daughter come out at the top of her class. Caroline worked as the school's secretary, and used other people's passwords to change four years worth of grades, test scores, and…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2009

Sexist Principal Mandates “Pants For Boys, Dresses For Girls!”

Chelsea Sarvis, a senior at South Carolina’s Chapin High School, wants to wear pants to her graduation. But according to Principal Mike Satterfield (surprise, surprise, it’s a male), unless she wears a dress, she won’t be attending. That’s right—if she doesn’t conform to what I thought were antiquated stereotypes and flaunt a “feminine”…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 3, 2009

Katy Perry Fans Get Persecuted

While some of us may kiss girls and like it, the principal of Van High School in Texas doesn’t even like the idea set to song. Three members of the school spirit twirling team were suspended from performing after they did a routine to Katy Perry’s #1 hit, “I Kissed A Girl”, at a pe…
By: Simcha / October 2, 2008

High School Girls In MA Want To Get Pregnant

Most sexually active teen girls probably live in fear of the day they miss their period, but a group of high schoolers in Massachusetts all decided to get pregnant and raise their babies together -- 17 of them succeed, and one was even knocked up by a 24-year-old homeless man, according to Gloucester High School'…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 19, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Hated Celebs, HIV Infections, And Homosexuality In Nature

In a survey by Marketing magazine in the U.K., the top five most loved celebrities were all men, while the top four most hated celebrities were women. Why Victoria Beckham is on this list, we have no idea. Just watch her in one of our favorite interviews ever. [BBC]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 19, 2008

A Secret Rendez-Vous Gone Wrong

An 18-year-old boy in Texas thought he was being all stealth, sneaking into his girlfriend's house for a surprise hook-up. Instead, he got two black eyes from her father, who thought he was a burglar, and was charged with burglary and assault. The funny part is that his girlfriend (who is 15, by the way)…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Smart Women, Prom Trouble, And Sex Addiction

In a survey of 2,000 German women, 62 percent of those who had completed their education said they often had problems achieving orgasms, while only 38 percent of women with lower educational qualifications had this problem. Apparently being smart, or at least being really into school, is a sexual liability. [The Sun, U.K.]…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Tampa Teachers Get Punished

In the past two weeks alone, three female teachers in Tampa, FL, have been arrested for having sex with their students -- sadly proving even women can be totally perverted pedophiles. The first bust was a 28-year-old middle school math teacher, Stephanie Regusa, who added a 14-year-old boy, divided his legs, then got herself subtracted…
By: Simcha / March 27, 2008

The #1 Reason High School Guys Date

Teenage boys might not be the hormone-crazed sex junkies (or wannabe sex junkies) many assume them to be. A report published this month in the Journal of Adolescence says that most of the 10th-grade boys surveyed noted their main reason for dating someone was "I really liked the person." And then they grow up. […
By: Catherine Strawn / February 19, 2008

Gossip Girl’s Dan Says “I Love You”

Saying that last night’s episode of Gossip Girl was drama-filled is like declaring that shoes will get wet when it rains. Duh. Along with the Serena/Blair pregnancy scare and Nate and Chuck duking it out, there was the somewhat less climactic storyline in which Dan says, “I love you” to Serena. The first time he…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 10, 2008
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