High school

Laurie Garza talks on the phone as she waits for her daughter outside Spring High School Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A fight inside a Houston-area high school escalated into a series of stabbings Wednesday that left a 17-year-old student dead and three others wounded, sheriff’s officials said. The stabbings happened during […]

09/04/2013

AP Graphic shows how high-school graduates tested for ACT College Readiness Benchmarks in English, Reading, Mathematics or Science

ACT: Only quarter of high school grads ready for all subjects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a quarter of this year’s high school graduates who took the ACT tests have the reading, math, English and science skills they need to succeed in college or a career, according […]

08/21/2013

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LinkedIn to open service to high school students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective Sept. 12, the new […]

08/19/2013

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97-year-old gets diploma 8 decades later

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — It took nearly eight decades, but Frederick Gray is finally a high school graduate. The Watertown Daily Times reports that the 97-year-old World War II veteran was presented Monday with a diploma […]

06/11/2013

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Study shows that even for drop-outs, college pays

(AP) – It sounds like the worst of all worlds — borrowing money for college, then dropping out and facing the debt without a degree. But a new study argues that the investment in even […]

06/10/2013

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100 high school doors glued shut in senior prank

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say two students at a Simi Valley high school glued shut more than 100 doors for their senior prank, a common departing gesture of graduates. The Los Angeles Times […]

06/06/2013

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Students safe after armed man reported at school

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Armed officers and worried parents rushed to a Denver-area high school as students hunkered down in closets and classrooms Friday after a report of a gunman near campus on the last […]

05/24/2013

Students to challenge ‘twerking’ video suspensions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some of the dozens of students suspended for making a suggestive “twerking” video at a San Diego high school are challenging their punishment. Thirty-one students, mostly girls, were suspended from Scripps […]

05/07/2013

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Snake bit

A high school baseball team north of us in Stevenson Ranch has had to learn more than just batting and fielding. They also had to capture rattlesnakes. Eleven of the critters have been nabbed since school started back in August.

04/24/2013

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Incoming

A high school hockey player was celebrating a winning goal in the Missouri state tournament when he got carried away and threw his stick into the crowd. As one local sportswriter put it:  “I’m just […]

03/26/2013

The name game

By Bret Lewis, KFWB sports anchor HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER! ’cause we got a new member of the All-Name Team in Sports. The Palo Alto Daily News has come out with their all-region boys soccer team. […]

03/20/2013

NY high school raises $489K with marathon dance

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) – More than 700 students at South Glens Falls High School in upstate New York danced the weekend away for charity, raising almost half a million dollars for local causes.

03/04/2013

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