high school

Film

'Booksmart' Proves That Raunchy Teen Comedies Don't Have to Be Offensive to Be Funny

Step aside, 'Superbad'—McLovin's got nothing on Beanie Feldstein's new high school rager classic.
Nicole Clark
3 days ago
climate change

Hundreds of Graduation Speeches This Year Will Include the Same Demand

High school and college students are signing up to devote two minutes of their commencement speeches to pleading for climate action.
Brianna Provenzano
5.21.19
Scam Academy

I Helped My Friend Cheat on Her SATs and I Would Do It Again

"I wanted to dupe the system and get away with it."
Anonymous
5.6.19
tv

Nice One M8, 'Sex Education' Is Coming Back for Another Shag

One of the few shows that treats sex like a topic to unpack instead of a scene to spice up an episode.
Taylor Hosking
2.1.19
Comics!

'Alien Body,' Today's Comic by Valentine Gallardo

Valentine opens up about her body dysmorphia in this comic.
Valentine Gallardo
1.25.19
Munchies

High School Suspends Football Players Who Ran Around With Oreos Between Their Butt Cheeks

What a waste of perfectly good cookies.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.4.18
high school

Millennials Tell Us Whether Life Really Gets Better After High School

Whether you were a nerd, a goth, a queer, a jock, a cheerleader, or a douchebag, you’ll see a bit of yourself reflected in these stories.
Mica Lemiski
11.13.18
teens

Watch These Robots Dominate a Water Bottle-Flipping Competition

Dozens of teens in Japan brought bottle-flipping into the future for RoboCon.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.12.18
voting

16 Young People on How They Made a Political Impact Without Voting

In advance of the midterm elections, high schoolers around the country canvassed for campaigns, created custom voter guides, and, uh, organized events with Natalie Portman.
Sarah Burke
11.8.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

How a Teen Tried to Heal Her Town After Losing Two Friends to Suicide

By the end of 2016, Nina Griffiths, a teen from New Zealand, had won $10,000 in funding for a youth center, expanded their peer-support program, and propelled the conversation about youth suicide back onto the national stage.
Tess McClure
10.30.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

What I Wish I Knew in High School as a Queer Person with Disabilities

Advice for navigating—and maybe even changing—institutional bias on your journey through high school and beyond.
Alaina Leary
10.26.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

The History of the Future of High School

The problem with American secondary education is not that students haven’t learned the “right skills,” as the Betsy DeVoses of the world would have you believe.
Audrey Watters
10.16.18
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