Topic: school

Kudos To Whoever Raised These Students Who Bypassed Their Senior Prank To Shower Their Principal With Praise‏

Kudos To Whoever Raised These Students Who Bypassed Their Senior Prank To Shower Their Principal With Praiseâ

When we hear the term “senior prank”, it conjures images of playful, yet, unsavory doings by giddy teens on their way out of high school. My senior class did not do one, but I saw other classes that did and they were always funny, but never particularly inspiring or kind. A senior class in Wichita, KS went in a different direction and the result is so fantastic. More »

Keeping Calm When Your Kid Is Being Bullied Is Easier Said Than Done

Keeping Calm When Your Kid Is Being Bullied Is Easier Said Than Done

I found out recently that my 5-year old was being bullied on the bus and when I was told it was by older children, I nearly lost it. I was slightly ashamed at the rage I felt. After all, those teasing him are still kids themselves. It seemed cruel of me to want to knock their heads together, but I don’t know that any parent can control how they feel when they find out someone is bullying their child. More »

7 Teens Get Pregnant On School Trip And Set World Record For Worst Chaperones

7 Teens Get Pregnant On School Trip And Set World Record For Worst Chaperones

In a remarkable show of unfortunate choices and teenage virility, seven Bosnian girls between the ages of 13 and 15 became pregnant during a five-day class trip to their country’s capital city. Now the parents are blaming the school, Bosnian officials are blaming the parents, and proper sex education is saying, “Maybe we could come over for a few days? Just to hang out, or whatever?” More »

7-Year-Old Epileptic Can’t Take Service Dog To School Because Administrators Refuse To Take Responsibility For It

7-Year-Old Epileptic Can't Take Service Dog To School Because Administrators Refuse To Take Responsibility For It

A Massachusetts mother is in a battle with her local school district over whether or not her seven-year-old epileptic son will be able to bring his service dog to school with him. This is another one of those cases where my heart says, “Oh for God’s sake let him bring the dog!” While my mind says, “But maybe the school is right…?” Unfortunately for my brain, I rarely listen to it. Lead the way, heart! More »