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High School Grades

3 Easy Steps To Deal With A Bad Grade

| Posted 02.21.2014 | Teen

By Sydney Nolan Yikes! You just got back that history test you spent all last week cramming for, and your grade is NOT what you expected – not ev...

Why You Should Stop Obsessing Over Grades

Andrea Vale | Posted 10.26.2013 | Teen
Andrea Vale

Junior year is often considered the most competitive and stressful year of high school. After this past year, I can wholeheartedly agree and call it what I truly see it as -- a competition.

Why Grades Aren't As Important As You Think

Vanessa Petion | Posted 09.11.2013 | Teen
Vanessa Petion

That moment had finally come and boy, was I feeling dumb. I used to cringe at the stereotypical slacker who always had those backhanded remarks for the teacher and just didn't want to do anything, but now I realize that at least they were being honest.

Study: Teen Student Drinkers More Likely To Feel Socially Isolated, Have Poor Grades

Posted 06.12.2012 | Education

Teen alcohol consumption is at times credited as a result of high stress lifestyles and an allowance for students to unwind around friends. But a rece...

It's the End of the School Year -- Have Pity

Larry Strauss | Posted 08.12.2012 | Education
Larry Strauss

This time of year, I always get asked to give students a D instead of an F. "He already got into college! What a shame if he couldn't go," I'm told. Yes, but it's also a shame if he goes and doesn't succeed because we never held him accountable.

Should Your School Screen Kids For Eating Disorders?

| Posted 03.12.2012 | Teen

Every week, HuffPost Teen rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch. Check...

The Road to College: Surviving the Junior Year of High School

Nya Marie | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home
Nya Marie

Junior year is the most important year for college applications. On top of prepping for the ACT and SAT, I have to try and maintain my grades. Sometimes I wonder if it wouldn't have been easier if I had just gotten a couple of Bs.

Teens Benefit From Later School Day, Study Finds

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Giving teens 30 extra minutes to start their school day leads to more alertness in class, better moods, less tardiness, and even healt...