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Breaking: Pennsylvania stabbing spree leaves multiple students injured

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Twenty students were injured after a student at a Pennsylvania high school went on a stabbing spree. The suspected attacker, who is male, is in custody. 

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ACLU defends student who hung Confederate flag

The American Civil Liberties Union is defending a New Jersey student who was suspended for hanging a Confederate battle flag on his car in the school’s parking lot. Gregory Vied was suspended from Steinert High School after refusing to remove the flag. After a series of complaints, the school’s principal repeatedly asked Vied to take […]

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Woman earns high school diploma at 92

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It’s never to late too achieve your dreams.  A 92-year-old Memphis woman proved that old saying to be true when she walked across the stage to receive her high school diploma last month. 

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Kenwood Academy High School students spread joy with ‘Happy’ video

Pharell’s hit single “Happy” is spreading like a wildfire. The song earned the music producer his first Oscar nod, and now everyone is filled with joy. In honor of National Happiness Day, yes that is a thing, we’d like to share one of the best renditions of “Happy” with you. Students at Chicago’s Kenwood Academy […]

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All white high school team wins game, racists ‘white power’ tweets follow

Disturbingly racist tweets followed a Michigan high school basketball team’s win on Thursday. Several students at Howell high, a predominantly white school, are now facing disciplinary action for their “white power” tweets after the boy’s team beat Grand Blanc. 

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After loss, wrestler congratulates opponent’s father who is battling cancer

A Minnesota Class 3A state high school wrestling contender may have lost his match, but he won the hearts of many this week. St. Michael Alberville High School sophomore Mitchell McKee wanted to win the state championship for his father, and he did by pinning Blaine High sophomore Malik Stewart around 1:22 in the face-off. […]

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Members of high school wrestling team suspended for lynching photo

Eight members of Philipsburg High School’s wrestling team in New Jersey have been suspended after a photo of the team posing with a simulated lynching surfaced. The defendants say the picture was supposed to show school spirit, as the team is days away from a state tournament. 

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Report: black students are the most underrepresented among Advanced Placement test takers

In the last ten years, the number of high school students taking advanced placement (AP) tests has increased dramatically. But according to the College Board’s latest report, one group still lags behind. 

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Columbine High School threat alert lifted, schools no longer on lockdown

Columbine High School and nearby schools in Colorado were placed of lockout status after a series of threatening phone calls. Under the lockout, school business goes on as usual, but no one can enter or leave the building. The alert has since been lifted.

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High School holds ‘Charity Minstrel Show’ to raise awareness about racism, tolerance

A high school in Chicago is seeking to raise awareness and tolerance about race in a very interesting way. West Chicago High School’s Glee Club will hold a “Charity Minstrel Show” on Dec. 21. 

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