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High School Football Player Beaten, 3 Friends Arrested

Family is offering a reward for video of the attack

(Newser) - Three teens have been arrested and charged with attacking a 16-year-old high school football player. The young athlete, Cole Hagan, was at a house party on Dec. 3 when three other kids he knew told him to come outside because his truck had been hit, CBS Austin reports. Cole’s...

One Adult Getting a Lap Dance at School Was the Principal

District investigates homecoming event that included Hooters costumes

(Newser) - "Um. Exactly what is going on here, y'all?" a tweet by the co-founder of a local education advocacy group asked. What appeared to be going on in the photos posted by Nema Brewer was high school students in Kentucky giving lap dances to faculty and staff members. One...

Grad Charged After Hitler Quote Turns Up in Yearbook

Connecticut high school students will get a replacement book

(Newser) - A recent high school graduate has been charged with two counts of third-degree computer crime after some offensive quotes turned up in the yearbook. Two students at Glastonbury High School in Connecticut found very different quotes on their pages than the ones they’d chosen. One, with references to drugs,...

Mother of Slaying Victim Wants Yearbooks Reprinted

Included are messages of support for man charged in killing

(Newser) - Heidi Kimborowicz lost her son Adrian last year. Adrian Kimborowicz, 20, of Lowell, Massachusetts, was shot in the chest. Found by police lying in the street, he said he was shot by "C-Mello"—his friend, Christian "C-Mello" Lemay, 18. He survived for a month on a ventilator,...

Coming Fall 2022: the 'Coolest High School in America'

Rap icon Dr. Dre joins record executive Jimmy Iovine to form magnet high school in Los Angeles

(Newser) - A high school in Los Angeles is set to open in the fall of 2022, and it's got two very big names behind it. Last week, the Board of Education for the Los Angeles Unified School District gave the green light to what's known for now as Regional...

Parents, Students Miffed at Yearbook Photo Edits: 'Horrible Message'
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Parents, Students Miffed at Yearbook Photo Edits: 'Horrible Message'

Fla.'s Bartram Trail High School digitally altered 80 girls' pictures to cover up their chests, shoulders

(Newser) - It's the end of the school year, which means it's also yearbook time. At one Florida high school, however, this annual tradition was marred by an odd find when the $100 yearbooks were distributed. News4Jax and the St. Augustine Record report that 80 portraits of female students were...

Woman Infiltrates High School to Find Insta Followers: Cops

Audrey Francisquini, 28, is accused of posing as student, handing out pamphlets in Fla. high school

(Newser) - In 21 Jump Street, undercover cops snuck into a high school to bust up crime. In an incident out of Florida, a woman is accused of sneaking into a high school to commit crimes—and, apparently, to get the word out about her Instagram page. According to an arrest report...

Male Suspended for Nail Polish Gets 'What I Wanted All Along'

Texas high school adopts gender-neutral dress code, to Trevor Wilkinson's glee

(Newser) - Texas high school senior Trevor Wilkinson made headlines in December after he was suspended for wearing nail polish. Now the gay teen is making headlines again, this time for a personal win. Wilkinson, who served an in-school suspension after he was caught wearing nail polish at Clyde High School, has...

High School Track Meet Has Surprise Winner
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Runner Overtaken by Dog at High School Meet

Holly jumped onto the track and sprinted to finish line at Utah sporting event

(Newser) - A high school track meet in Utah notched a relay time over the weekend just short of a Usain Bolt record—but the victor was on four legs, not two. During a 4x200 Grizzly Invitational race Saturday that Logan High School runners seemed set to win, senior Gracie Laney was...

Transgender Student to Get $300K After Locker Room Ban

Minnesota student said ban led to bullying, threats

(Newser) - Minnesota's largest school district will pay $300,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit with a transgender student who was barred from using the boys' locker room, school officials and supporters of the student said Tuesday. The Anoka-Hennepin School District also agreed to make several policy changes, including a rule...

Lawsuit: School's Failure to Heed Heat Index Caused Girl's Death

Georgia teen Imani Bell collapsed, died after basketball drills in extreme heat

(Newser) - "More than anything, I don’t want this to happen to anybody else's child," says Dorian Bell, whose 16-year-old daughter collapsed and died after an outdoor basketball practice in August 2019. Imani Bell's parents have filed a lawsuit against school officials in Jonesboro, Georgia, over her...

Deputy Placed on Leave After Slamming Student to Ground

Florida teen appeared to lose consciousness

(Newser) - A school resource officer seen slamming a female high school student to the ground so forcefully that she appears to lose consciousness will be investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the local sheriff says. In a video circulated on social media , the deputy can been seen body-slamming the...

Failing Grades Are 'Off the Rails' This Year

Teachers say it may have been too soon to bring back the A-F system

(Newser) - This is a school year like no other—and students are getting failing grades like never before. With students still learning from home in many areas, districts around the country are reporting a massive increase in F grades, with disadvantaged students falling furthest behind. At McNary High School in Keizer,...

High School Paper Outs Secret of State Police

Kentucky police used Hitler quotes in training new officers

(Newser) - A high school newspaper in Kentucky reports that state police have relied on quotes from Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf in training new officers, per the Daily Beast . According to the Manual RedEye —the student paper at duPont Manual High School in Louisville—Kentucky State Police have used a...

One High-Profile Student Heads Back to School

Greta Thunberg is headed back to class after a year off, 'and it feels so great'

(Newser) - After a year off school to campaign on pressing for tougher action on curbing climate change, Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg says she's returning to class. "My gap year from school is over, and it feels so great to finally be back in school again!" the 17-year-old...

School Reverses Itself on a COVID Suspension

Hannah Watters 15, will be back in class Monday after posting a photo of packed hallway

(Newser) - A Georgia teen will be back in school Monday after her high school reversed itself on her suspension. Hannah Watters, 15, got into trouble with officials at North Paulding High School when she posted a photo and a video earlier this week showing crowded hallways and few students wearing masks....

Activist Confronts School Board Member, Goes Viral

Gary Chambers wasn't having it when Connie Bernard defended school named for Robert E. Lee

(Newser) - An activist who showed up at a Louisiana school board meeting has gone viral after he confronted one board member who defended keeping the name of a school named after Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and seemed to be shopping online during the Thursday meeting, per ABC News . "I...

Thomas Jefferson Goes Down in Latest Statue Removal

It happened in Portland, Ore., as a peaceful march took place nearby

(Newser) - Statues around the country of Confederate leaders and Christopher Columbus are meeting their demise, and now a stone tribute to the third president of the United States has found a similar fate in front of a high school in Portland, Ore. Per the Oregonian , the statue of Thomas Jefferson in...

Backlash on Principal's Prom Mandate: Why Just the Girls?

Principal says female attendees need to get their outfits approved ahead of time

(Newser) - A mandate sent out by a high school principal in Louisiana about the upcoming prom and the attire that female attendees are allowed to wear is getting mixed reaction. NBC News reports that Kim Pendleton, who only recently took on the principal job at Shreveport's Southwood High School, sent...

Teen Was Leaving School. Cop Threatened to Shoot

Florida high school student had an orthodontist appointment

(Newser) - William Miller, 17, was in a pickup truck trying to leave the campus of a Florida high school when, amid an argument with a school resource officer and a school discipline assistant, the officer—a deputy with the Pasco County Sheriff's Office—threatened to shoot the teen. Miller's...

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