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'Legendary' Teenager Skips College To Game Full-Time (VIDEO)

Posted 06.15.2013 | Teen

Darshan Upadhyaya has become somewhat of a celebrity at his school because of his athletic skills... online. The 18-year-old senior from California...

Is This Senior Prank 'Overblown'? (PHOTOS)

| Posted 06.14.2013 | Teen

Seniors at Gig Harbor High School, WA, filled the school hallways with 12,000 blue balloons this week. Check out awesome photos from the prank, bel...

15 Reasons Why It's Hard To Be A Teen

Posted 06.12.2013 | Teen

Though One Direction may be telling you to go "crazy, crazy, crazy 'til you see the sun," sometimes being able to live while we're young is easier sai...

Teenager Posts Of The Week!

Posted 06.08.2013 | Teen

If you've ever wanted to explain to an adult what it's actually like to live inside the brain of a teenager... there's a Tumblr for that. Click throug...

The (High School) Graduate

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.07.2013 | Parents
Linda Flanagan

What do the criers feel that I don't? Maybe a greater awareness of the passage of time. Loss -- of their own time, and of their children's. A premonition about the void that will take place in a few months, when their offspring will leave their original home and make a new one someplace else.

'Thrift Shop' Math Rap Will Make Your Day (VIDEO)

Posted 06.06.2013 | Teen

In what is described on YouTube as "the most amazing calculus project ever," three awesome teens made their own hilarious, calculus-themed version of ...

The 'Cutest Couple' One High School Didn't Expect

Posted 06.03.2013 | Teen

When 18-year-old Chelsea posted a photo of her classmates Brad Taylor And Dylan Meehan to her Tumblr blog this week, she did not anticipate the incred...

How To Transition From High School To College

| Posted 05.31.2013 | Teen

By Hannah Orenstein The transition from high school to college is undoubtedly one of the biggest you'll make throughout your life. Some of those ch...

Emblem3: Your New Favorite Boy Band? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.29.2013 | Teen

Emblem3 -- who you might remember as fourth place contestants on "X Factor USA" last season -- have just dropped their first official music video for ...

Should We Forgive Abercrombie?

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Kasey Carlson, Whitney Y...

Teens Build Car Fueled By Social Media (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.24.2013 | Teen

A group of high schoolers from Kansas City, Mo. are about to embark on a very special road trip, using a car fueled entirely by social media. (Yes, yo...

Do These 15 'Teenager Posts' Describe Your Life?

Posted 05.19.2013 | Teen

If you've ever wanted to explain to an adult what it's actually like to live inside the brain of a teenager... there's a Tumblr for that. Click throug...

Dad's Unbelievably Sweet Graduation Surprise For His Son (VIDEO)

Posted 05.16.2013 | Teen

Garrett Anderson, a senior from Hillsboro, Missouri, had an extra special reason to celebrate at his graduation on Tuesday. According to Channel 5 New...

Is Being A Member Of The National Honor Society Worth It?

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Emma Harrison and Jing G...

These Awesome Kicks Were Designed By Students (VIDEO)

Posted 05.08.2013 | Teen

Raise your hand if you'd like to design your own pair of kicks in art class. According to WLKY News, that's what students at Eastern High School Lo...

Great Life Lessons From Famous Teachers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.07.2013 | Teen

High school seniors, if you're anything like TV's most awesome '90s troublemaker, Zack Morris, it might do you well to remember these wise words from ...

Going To The Dance As 'Just Friends'

| Posted 05.05.2013 | Teen

This is a regular column featuring original poetry and fiction by and for teens, provided by Figment, the online community writing site for young read...

This Guy Is A Prom HERO

Posted 05.05.2013 | Teen

One teen seriously warmed our hearts when he posted the following photo and caption to Reddit: She came into my work crying because her prom date stoo...

What It's REALLY Like To Date A 'Bad Boy'

| Posted 05.04.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

Why This Student Showed Up To School Wearing A Confederate Flag

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.03.2013 | Black Voices

We’ve heard of school spirit day and college day, but school redneck day? That’s a new one. An Arizona high school came under fire after memb...

11 Bad Habits to Ditch Before You Start College

| Posted 05.02.2013 | Teen

By Kelsey Mulvey Being a high schooler is very different from being in college. Believe it or not, some of your current study habits could hinder y...

10 Ways To Recover From College Rejection

| Posted 04.30.2013 | Teen

By Kelsey Damassa "It'll be okay." "It's not the worst thing that could happen." "It just wasn’t meant to be." While family, friends, and relativ...

Cheating in Atlanta: A Teachable Moment

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

We sometimes talk about pursuing a culture of academic integrity as an esoteric philosophical exercise, but that makes the job harder. The way to convince students that cheating is wrong is to show them the damage it does and how it affects them.

Finally! A School Says To Chill On The Axe Body Spray

AP | Posted 05.20.2013 | Teen

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A Pennsylvania high school wants its students to cut back on the body spray. Freedom High School in Bethlehem says one of its ...

Five Minutes With Andrew Jenks!

The Huffington Post | Taylor Trudon | Posted 03.19.2013 | Teen

We’re going to bet that not too many teens would be willing to move into a nursing home for over a month and then film what life was like -- but tha...