“I have watched several people die in emergency rooms, and at times, I’ve wondered if the outcome could have been different if some slight detail had changed.” Personal experience led this New York City student to build a computer program that has earned him a spot at the nation’s top science competition underway this week in Phoenix, AZ.
Listen to a story from two teenagers who offer an inside look at the current culture of marijuana, and hear their takeaway on what parents should think about if they find a joint in their kid’s bedroom.
A student argues that the expansion of A.P. classes, and the pressure to take as many as possible, rewards a test-obsessed approach to education and keeps students from taking more intellectually stimulating classes.
Nutrition taught through competitive cooking. A program run by Montefiore Hospital is teaching teens what it takes to cook and eat healthy food.
A Radio Rookies story on sexual cyberbullying sparked a classroom discussion among students from the Academy for Young Writers who said they regularly encounter sexually explicit material online that involves their own classmates or friends.
Radio Rookie Reporter Temitayo Fagbenle will host a live chat for for high school students about the problem of sexual cyberbullying – often of teen girls – on social media. Join the conversation.
As schools displaced by flooding and storm damage return to their buildings, and the holiday volunteer buzz fades, communities hard hit by Sandy still face a long recovery. One student recently undertook a book drive to help an elementary school, and he collected over 400 books.
In our series on the college application process, this high school senior shares how she found guidance from adults at her school and after-school programs who helped her tackle the process while juggling a full load of work and other commitments. Now she is waiting for those acceptance letters to roll in.
In our occasional series on the college application process, from the perspective of high school seniors, we hear from a Brooklyn student who struggled with the process largely on her own but gained some satisfaction from the independence.
Rainiel Baez moved to New York City from the Dominican Republic for his senior year of high school. In our ongoing series on the college application process, he shares this postcard on what it’s like to navigate so many new things at once.
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