I graduated in May of 2004 from Pedro Menendez High School in St. Augustine, Florida. The ’04 class was the first group to complete their entire high school years at the school which opened in July 2000. Previous students could optionally go to PMHS or choose to continue with their high school at their old […]
Last week a group of 10 top physicians called for Mehmet Oz's dismissal from Columbia University, where the celebrity doctor currently serves as vice chair of the school's surgery department. The doctors, led by Stanford University's...Show More Summary
There ain't no party like this pizza party. A group of eighth-graders at Clearview Middle School in New Jersey had been learning about statistics when their math teacher challenged them to come up with ideas for new food products based on data and information they collected, according to Yahoo News. Show More Summary
A group is fighting to restrict transgender people from using restrooms in public schools and universities, and wants to allow people the right to sue if they do. [ more › ]
Like break dancing itself, Antonio Castillo’s Takoma dance studio began spontaneously.“I started the school mainly as a private practice space for myself,” Castillo said recently, while a group of pre-teen boys warmed up behind him. “But what ended up happening was people would come and ask me if I taught classes. Show More Summary
A group of eighth-grade students at a school in Mosinee, Wisconsin are trying to put a positive spin on a tragic situation by creating an adaptive fishing rod for a former principal paralyzed after a fall from a ladder. A story from...Show More Summary
Like most schools, Andy’s requried a “capstone” project for their software engineering track. It was a group project, which meant the project’s success was largely dependent on the luck of the draw. For his partners, Andy drew Mindy and Al. Show More Summary
This level of hate and ignorance is appalling. On April 16, Dr. Erica Kolat, the superintendent of McGuffey School District, made a public apology for a group of McGuffey High School students who organized an "anti-gay day" in response to the LGBT community's Day of Silence. [ Watch: Fall Out Boy's Uma Thurman Video Has A Heavy [...]
Renderings via Leavitt Architecture Last night at the Mission Language & Vocational School, Mission neighbors gathered to get a look at the Toboni Group's plans for a 27-unit market-rate rental building at 600 South Van Ness, near 17th Street, where...
Administrators in Iowa and North Dakota are being challenged for refusing to allow students to form pro-life groups. In Colorado, a high school student is asking a judge to allow a prayer group to continue meeting during free time. Bruce Hausknecht, judicial analyst with Focus on the Family, says despite many rulings in similar cases, […]
As the Washington Free Beacon reported: “The University of California (UC) Riverside is under fire for offering students a new course about Israeli “apartheid” that critics describe as anti-Semitic and in violation of school policy prohibiting...Show More Summary
As much of the country recovers from a brutal winter, the buds of spring are finally beginning to sprout. A few days ago, I passed an elementary school as a group of students burst onto the courtyard for one of the first outdoor recesses...Show More Summary
Huffington Post reports on the hateful bullshit that went down at a high school in Pennsylvania last week... A Pennsylvania high school has come under media scrutiny after a group of students organized an "Anti-Gay Day" in response to the nationally-observed Day of Silence. Show More Summary
Former Congressman Allen West claimed that school-sponsored prayer was responsible for a lack of injuries during his days playing high-school football during a speech to a Texas group, Right Wing Watch reported. “I mean, you were not a tough football player unless you did try to hit someone...
LAT: A nonprofit voter group has a plan to turn around traditionally abysmal turnout for a key election to the Los Angeles Board of Education: It’s going to pay one lucky voter $25,000. Those who cast ballots in the race … Continue reading ?
Today’s date is a high holiday for stoners. The celebration of “4/20” is thought to have started back in 1971, marking the time of day a group of industrious youths would meet up at a Louis Pasteur statue outside their high school in...Show More Summary
Students at a Pittsburgh-area high school organized an “Anti-Gay Day” Thursday in response to their classmates observing an anti-bullying ‘Day of Silence” the day before, local TV station WPXI reports. A group of students at McGuffey High School asked students who were...
Last week, former Rep. Allen West spoke to a conservative group in Texas about the Freedom From Religion Foundation's battle against formal pre-game prayers at public school football games.West explained that he never got injured when he played high school football because there was a team prayer before the games:
With news that federal investigators have descended upon the College of DuPage to look into the spending habits of the school and some of its officials, Adam Andrzejewski, president of For the Good of Illinois, a watchdog group, hasShow More Summary
A nonprofit voter group has a plan to turn around traditionally abysmal turnout for a key election to the Los Angeles Board of Education: It's going to pay one lucky voter $25,000.