highschool 

High Schoolers Steal Car to Go to School

I don't know about you, but if I were going to steal a car, I don't think I'd bother going to school that day. I mean, if you're going to commit a felony, what's a little truancy on the side? I'd take that car and head for the beach or the mountains ...

Reborn Dolls - Just Like Having a Real Baby?

Remember in high school sex ed class when you had to take care of an egg? The experience was supposed to give you a little taste of what parenthood was like, as you tried to keep the egg from getting lost or broken. Now that I'm a parent I can say th...

Bristol Palin Sells Baby Photos for $300,000

Wow! Little Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston, who's been with us in this crazy world for less than a month, is already a celebrity. In fact, he was a few days after his Grandma, former VP candidate Sarah Palin, made the news by announcing his mommy, Br...

Nude Cheerleaders Sue School

What would you do if your high school daughter: 1. Took a nude picture of herself 2. "Accidently" texted it to someone 3. Found out it was being widely distributed at school 4. Was kicked off the cheer squad for violating the athletic code ...

Student's Husband Banned From School

Reading this headline, it should be apparent that this student isn't your typical high-schooler. At 17-years-old, Brittany Engstrom is married. She's a senior at Hubbard High School in Ohio and lives with her 19-year-old husband Casey and his grandmo...

El Paso dance team spikes rival's brownies

We have all heard of kids lacing foodstuffs with laxatives as a prank. It's not cool, but at least it won't cause anyone any permanent damage. But some girls on an El Paso high school dance team may have taken that idea and run just a little too far ...

Mississippi school district to hold cell phones for ransom

When officials in the Houston, Mississippi School District tell students to leave their cell phones at home, they mean it. The Houston Board of Education Trustees has drafted a new policy that prohibits students from having a cell phone on campus dur...

Chicago mayor puts gay high school on hold

The Chicago Board of Education put plans for the Social Justice Pride Campus, a high school intended to serve gay and lesbian students, on hold yesterday by putting off a vote on the matter until the middle of November. Although the mayor insisted th...

San Diego adds financial literacy to the curriculum

In a move that might have helped some of America's top bankers, San Diego Unified School District is adding a ten-day mini-course entitled "Personal Financial Literacy, the Game of Life" to the requirements for high school graduation. Developed by a ...

Girl with Down syndrome voted Homecoming Queen

While America waits on the edge of its seat to see who will win the Presidential election, teenagers everywhere are engaged in a much more "important" vote -- that of homecoming king and queen. Though Election 2008 may be anything but settled, high s...

Teen changes her name to protest animal dissection

It seems that expressing your views via signs, protests and letters to the editor has become passé. These days, it is all about using your name (or the name of your newborn child) to get your point across. Like this teen who decided that her g...

Denzel Washington urges Americans to focus on youth this election

Actor Denzel Washington has a few words for Americans hitting the voting booths this November. He is urging us to take into consideration the needs of our youth as we consider casting our ballots. He's also urging our leaders to take these matte...

Broken neck no reason to quit playing

Every year, I'm sure, tens of high school students play on their school football without injury. Spencer Trapp, however, was not one of the lucky ones. While playing a game, recently, he got hurt -- he thought it was a strained neck, so he kept playi...

Is the world ready for a teen version of Sex and the City?

Author Candace Bushnell seems to think so. Just when the world may have thought it'd had enough of SATC after the recent move to the big screen, and just when Gossip Girl lost its minimal intrigue, sights have been set to unleash a teen version of t...

Rosary beads a gang symbol?

For those of the Catholic faith, rosary beads are a traditional way to keep track of one's prayers. A sort of spiritual abacus. But according to police in Dallas, Texas, local gang members have taken to wearing the religious jewelry as well. This has...

FollowUs

Flickr RSS

TheTalkies