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This High School Hot Sauce Prank Is Too Hot To Handle

It’s prank season and a student at Highland Park High School in the suburbs of Chicago pulled off a doozy. Last month, a kid allegedly poured hot sauce into the…

Mary Odell | June 8, 2013 - 3:00 pm

High School Graduation Speaker Urges Girls To “Devote Yourself To Your Families And Children”

A social studies teacher named Peter Heck spoke a high school commencement and instead of encouraging all of the graduates to pursue their wildest ambitions, he really just told…

Mary Odell | June 6, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Adorable Same-Sex High School Couple Win “Cutest Couple” Yearbook Superlative

Did you win any senior superlatives in high school? I did, but not anything cool. I was dubbed “Most Unique Hair,” mostly owing to the fact that I was the…

Julie Gerstein | June 3, 2013 - 10:40 am

You Won’t Believe What RuPaul Wore To Prom

This is a photo of RuPaul and his date at a high school prom in 1983. We’re gonna guess that it was his date’s prom, not his, as he was…

Julie Gerstein | May 4, 2013 - 5:00 pm

“Science Project Gone Bad” Gets Teen Girl Expelled, Arrested, And Charged With A Felony

By all accounts, 16-year-old Kiera Wilmot was a model student at Bartow High School in Florida. She got good grades and had never been in trouble. On a recent morning…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 2, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Michigan High School Covers Up Sexual Assault To Protect Star Basketball Player

In yet another case of a school valuing athletic prowess over student safety and justice, a Michigan high school has just been sued by the National Women’s Law Center for…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 19, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Astrology 101: High School Yearbook Awards For Each Sign

It’s the most hotly anticipated section of any high school yearbook: the superlatives, or “Most Likely To…” pages, where classmates laud each other for achievements ranging from amazing hair to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas | April 5, 2013 - 10:00 am

It’s Time To Cry: High School Brings Prom To Terminally Ill Student’s Hospital Room

Katelyn Norman, a 14-year-old from Tennessee, suffers from an aggressive form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma. Last weekend, her doctors told her “it has spread a lot, my cancer, and that…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 29, 2013 - 9:20 am

“Dirty Girls” Shows Teenage Girls Navigating A Murky High School Wasteland

I watched this 17-minute documentary called “Dirty Girls” and my heart fell out of my chest for these girls. Shot by then-high school senior Michael Lucia in 1996, the film…

Julie Gerstein | March 11, 2013 - 3:40 pm

10 Ridiculous Things That Happen At Small Town High Schools

I was listening to Pandora yesterday and randomly–so, so randomly–Garth Brooks’ song “Friends In Low Places” came on. From the first few notes, I was instantly transported back to my…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 14, 2012 - 9:00 am

All The Famous People Who Went To Our High Schools

We got into a discussion yesterday about famous people who went to our high school — those who we knew and those who we didn’t. It got really interesting when…

Ami Angelowicz | July 27, 2012 - 10:00 am

8 Strange Cases Of Adults Impersonating Teenagers

How’s this for crazy — 24-year-old Carissa Hads of Massachusetts was arrested after posing as a 17-year-old boy in order to gain the affections of a 15-year-old girl who had…

Julie Gerstein | June 13, 2012 - 9:00 am