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? Thanks for Not inviting me to The High School Reunion

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 […]

Columbia Faculty Members Offer Partial Defense Of Dr. Oz In USA Today

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

Pizza Hut Made These Students' Cheesy Dreams Come True

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

Transgender People Could Get Sued For Using The 'Wrong' Bathroom Under Proposed Law

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 › ]

D.C. break dancing school to host Rock the Box Breakin’ Tournament

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

Middle Schoolers Build Modified Fishing Rod for Paralyzed Principal

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

The Industry Vet

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

A Group Of High School Students Organize An 'Anti-Gay Day' In Response To The LGBT Community's 'Day Of Silence'

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 [...]

Turf Wars: As More Mission Rentals Seek Approval, a Small but Vocal Opposition Raises Its Voice

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...

Students’ First Freedoms Violated | CitizenLink Report

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, […]

UC-Riverside has a Class on Israeli Apartheid, Condemned as Anti-Semitic by Pro-Israel Groups

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

A New Season of Collaboration and Possibility in School Health

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

A Little Something For the LGBT Students At Pennsylvania's McGuffey High School

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

Allen West’s bizarre claim: Prayer prevented ‘catastrophic injuries’ when I played high school football

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

“Nonprofit hopes $25,000 prize lures L.A. schools’ District 5 voters”

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 ?

Nine Portable Vaporizers for On-the-Go Stoners

4 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

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

Pittsburgh high schoolers under fire for ‘Anti-Gay Day’ with ‘lynch list’ targeting pro-LGBT students

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Former Rep. Allen West: Church/State Separation is Responsible for Football Injuries

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:

How will the College of DuPage rebuild the public's trust?

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

Nonprofit hopes $25,000 prize lures L.A. schools' District 5 voters

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.

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