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High School Experience

Why I Have To Keep Reminding Myself: 'Life Goes On'

Allison Lantagne | Posted 03.28.2014 | Teen
Allison Lantagne

Being a teenager undeniably can suck. Although high school certainly can be "the best years of our lives," even an awesome year will have its lows. The best part of it all, though, is the fact that life goes on.

20 Ways To Finish High School Regret-Free

Posted 10.01.2013 | Teen

Whether it was being too afraid to ask your crush to homecoming or that geometry test that you bombed because you binged-watched "Teen Wolf" the night...

Coding to Learn: the 21st Century Curriculum

Peter Hutton | Posted 08.19.2013 | Technology
Peter Hutton

By taking an integrated approach to computer programming, all students will learn to write code before they graduate. At Beaver, innovation is not a buzzword - it's part of our institutional DNA.

5 Ways High School May Let You Down (And Why That's Okay)

Posted 03.12.2013 | Teen

High school can be really stressful -- to say the least. Our weekly "Hey, It's OK!" series is here to remind you of all things you SHOULDN'T be worrie...

7 Reasons It's OK To Be A Late Bloomer

Posted 02.08.2013 | Teen

Late bloomers, we feel ya: It can be frustrating, to say the least, to always feel like you're the last one to get past your awkward phase, have your ...

Is It Me, Misanthropy or Just High School?

Luis Ruuska | Posted 01.27.2013 | Teen
Luis Ruuska

I could write a novel about all the different high school stereotypes from every teen movie or TV show ever made that actually are completely 100 percent true.

Letting Go of the Class of 2012

Eva Shang | Posted 01.15.2013 | Teen
Eva Shang

This is my moment. This is our moment, Class of 2013. We've stepped fully into the shoes of those who left.

The Ultimate Senior Year Bucket List!

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.14.2012 | Teen

As your high school years wind down to a close, it's easy to feel like each semester and every day goes by faster and faster. But don't let high schoo...

High School Through The Eyes Of A Teenage Girl | Posted 12.23.2012 | Teen

So far in my life, high school has been one of the toughest things to go through. Whether your dealing with your friends, family, or yourself, I thin...

My Bittersweet High School Experience

Katie Anderson | Posted 11.18.2012 | Teen
Katie Anderson

A lesson to my teenage self: You'll find yourself looking back on experiences when things didn't work out and saying, "That is who I was, and this is who I am now."

Unorthodox High School Career Can Lead to A Greater Level of Maturity

Alexander Vassiliadis | Posted 10.30.2012 | Teen
Alexander Vassiliadis

Freshmen: hope for a tough high school career filled with countless good and bad experiences, so that you can enjoy life at its true intensity in the future.

Prom: An American Tradition Gone Awry

Adora Svitak | Posted 07.22.2011 | Education
Adora Svitak

The current concept of prom just seems so empty. Teenagers get dressed up to go to a dance at a fancy location. It encourages social inclusion or exclusion based on your ability or inability to snag a date.