high school

Six male students from Commack High School in Long Island are under fire for posing for pictures in t-shirts that spelled out “RAPE?” and then posting the photos on social media. The seniors at the school posed for the group picture next to the school’s track, and sport some big smiles for the controversial photo. A […]

Michael Brown’s teachers and former classmates have come forward to share their fond memories of the student and his journey to achieve higher education. A report by The Washington Post revealed that Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer last week, finished high school one week before he died and had […]

So this happened. A Georgia teacher was fired from her position after a group of 14-year-old students took naked selfies from her cell phone and posted them online. The school board voted to fire Lekeshia Jones, 34, last week for not properly handling the incident. She claims, however, she was wrongfully terminated from Myers Middle School […]

Talk about excellence. A 10-year-old California native has become one of the youngest people to ever graduate high school. Tanishq Abraham received his diploma on Sunday in a private ceremony at the Sacramento California Auto Museum. The home-schooled genius achieved a 4.0 GPA, while successfully meeting the state’s requirements to graduate. “It wasn’t, like, easy, but it […]

The woman who was busted for posing as a 15-year-old teenager at a Texas high school will serve 85 days in jail for the crime. Thirty-four-year-old Charity Anne Johnson was taken in by a co-worker and enrolled in New Life Christian High School after she told the woman that her parents had died. After keeping up the act […]

  On Tuesday afternoon, a student was killed in a shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, just outside of Portland, Oregon. According to police, there was only one shooter involved in the incident. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office reports that the suspected shooter is dead. “A semiautomatic weapon was involved in the shooting,” says Sue Strickland […]

Students who gathered for the second annual Pride Day at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C. were in for a major surprise when principal Pete Cahall stepped up to the microphone to address the crowd. “I am a proud gay man that just happens to be the principal of Woodrow Wilson High School.” Cahall, whose announcement […]

The Notorious B.I.G. is in heaven right now smiling down on his family. His son – Christopher Jr, aka Cee Jay – has graduated high school. Faith Evans, Cee Jay’s mother, took to Instagram to show off her baby boy on his big day as he said goodbye to St. Monica Catholic High School in California. She was every bit the […]

It’s almost been a year since one of Trayvon Martin’s best friends, Rachel Jeantel, took the stand to tell his side of the story regarding the fateful night his life was taken by George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman who was later found not guilty in the 2012 killing of the 17-year-old. Despite having to deal […]

An 18-year-old high school football star has been sentenced to 215 days in jail after pulling a gun on a cop. According to TMZ, Marquise Bryant – a running back who was supposed to attend the University of South Florida – got into a fist fight with a cop who confronted him in the parking […]

It’s not too late to join The Raise Up Project! If you are 15-22 years old, we invite you to speak to why so many young people are leaving high school before graduation. Although graduation rates have been increasing, it’s not enough. Too many young people are leaving high school without graduating. Youth are often […]

A 31-year-old Texas woman is behind bars after police and school staff discovered the woman was impersonating a 15-year-old high school student. Charity Anne Johnson, pictured above, was arrested at an apartment in Longview, East Texas after giving police a fake name and birthday. “Charity Stevens,” as she was called, is also the name she used to enroll […]