High School


Day of Silence: What It Means for These Philly-Area Students

The Day of Silence, which takes place on either the third or fourth Friday of April, is a national event in which students take a […]


N.J. Education Board: Students Must Pass PARCC Before Graduating

The New Jersey Board of Education (NJBOE) voted today to require that all public school students pass the PARCC Exam in order to receive their […]


Reports of a Weapon Caused Another Philly School Lockdown

Another Philadelphia High School was under lockdown today after reports of a weapon inside the building. Police gathered outside of Thomas Edison High School, located […]


Lockdown Lifted After Philly High School Received Threatening Texts

Students at Simon Gratz High School were let out of school early today after spending the day under lockdown. 6 ABC reported this morning that the […]


Malvern Prep Sex Scandal: Here Are the Emails a Counselor Allegedly Sent Her Student

Malvern Prep is one of the Philadelphia region’s most prestigious schools, with a price tag to match: A four-year high school education will cost you […]


Local Schools Make Newsweek List of Top 500 in Nation

Newsweek just released its latest list of the Top 500 high schools in the nation, along with a new “Beating the Odds” list of schools […]


WATCH: High School Graduation Erupts in “Shake It Off” Flash Mob

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgtzXNva3Z4 High school kids love Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” A little over a week ago a school in Cinnaminson shared with the world a video they […]


107,000 Teens and Young Adults With Nothing to Do

Nearly 20 percent of Philadelphians aged 16-24 are neither enrolled in school or working. That’s about 46,000 teens and young adults with not a lot […]


PA Students Punished for Tweeting Criticism at Students Wearing Chick-fil-A Shirts

Fifteen students were suspended from Bangor Area High School after they took to Twitter to criticize two peers for wearing Chick-fil-A T-shirts during an LGBT event at […]


Bethlehem Area School District Expands Non-Discrimination Policy to Protect Trans Students and Faculty

On Tuesday night, in the East Hills Middle School Auditorium, the Bethlehem Area School District board voted unanimously to add “gender identity and gender expression” to […]


PA High School Students Organize “Anti-Gay Day” in Response to National Day of Silence

McGuffey High School in Claysville, Pennsylvania made headlines over the weekend when a group of students organized an “Anti-Gay Day’ in direct retaliation to the LGBT youth-supportive National Day […]


Central Bucks West H.S. Cancels Football Season After Hazing Reports

The superintendent of the Central Bucks School District announced Thursday that the remainder of Central Bucks West High School’s football season has been canceled. The […]


Philadelphia’s Martin Luther King High Football Team to Be Featured All Week on ESPN

With all the news surrounding Mo’ne Davis and the Taney Dragons, there has arguably been no better time for Philadelphia youth in sports. Maybe that’s why […]


So Much for Post-Racial Millennials, Sports

For Americans, the sports stadium is the sanctuary where we all give praise to the same gods. The allure of sports, of course, is that […]


Stephen Miotto Mosaic Donated to CAPA Lobby

Philadelphia High School of Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) students can direct their daydreaming away from the window thanks to the donation of a massive […]