High school

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Calif.’s youth incarceration among highest in nation, ineffective

Jessica Mindnich, the Director of Research for the national children’s advocacy group Children Now, shared some insight on the story with Penny and Phil. Click here to listen to a replay.

02/27/2013

2 lose fingers in S. El Monte high school tug-of-war

SOUTH EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) – Fire officials say a boy and a girl had fingers torn off during a game of tug-of-war at a Los Angeles County high school during homecoming week celebrations.

02/05/2013

Teachers flip for ‘flipped learning’ class model

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – When Timmy Nguyen comes to his pre-calculus class, he’s already learned the day’s lesson – he watched it on a short online video prepared by his teacher for homework.

01/28/2013

California Highway Patrol video still (Photo credit: CHP)

CHP recruiting for officers through Jan. 5

For the first time in three years, the California Highway Patrol is looking for a new class of recruits. The CHP is accepting applications online for what what one officer describes as an extremely competitive and rigorous process.

01/03/2013

Moreno Valley student held over teacher threat

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – A Riverside County high school student has been arrested on suspicion of threatening his teacher and authorities say they found a rifle at his home.

12/18/2012

Oh say can you see?

HOCKEY! (High school hockey). In Pennsylvania it seems that they want to stop singing the Star Spangled Banner before games. Yep. The commies… I mean the good folks that run the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League […]

11/15/2012

Calif. high school 'League' gives points for sex

PIEDMONT, Calif. (AP) – Parents have been told that male athletes at a high school in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb formed what they called a “Fantasy Slut League,” awarding points for sex with […]

10/23/2012

Cheerleading needs sports safety rules

CHICAGO (AP) – The nation’s leading group of pediatricians says cheerleading should be considered a sport to make it safer. In a new policy, the American Academy of Pediatrics says cheerleading has become a lot […]

10/22/2012

Texas AG intervenes in cheerleader banner dispute

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says he will defend high school cheerleaders who want to use Bible verses on banners at football games. Abbott announced Wednesday that he is intervening in […]

10/17/2012

2013 Rose Queen selected

PASADENA (CNS) – A 17-year-old student at Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena was chosen today as the 2013 Rose Queen. Vanessa Natalie Manjarrez of Pasadena was chosen from among the seven members of the Tournament […]

10/16/2012

Texas town rallies around cheerleaders use of Bible banners

KOUNTZE, Texas (AP) – Cheerleaders at Kountze High School in Southeast Texas say they have both a constitutional right and a religious duty to share their Christian faith. After a complaint by the Freedom From […]

10/08/2012

SAT scores edge down; ACT now more popular exam

(AP) – For the first time, more high school students are taking the ACT college entrance exam than its rival, the SAT. The College Board is releasing its scores for the high school class of […]

09/24/2012

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