Tag: stress

Day in the Life: AP Student

One could describe stress as high school’s weapon of choice. With homework, internships, and efforts towards a social life, the life of a high school student doesn’t always seem like High School Musical.

How 21st Century Standards Are Affecting Teens’ Mental Health

Gisele Chiang-Tenbrock Jaylynn Floyd Staff Reporters She slowly walked down the hallway, holding back tears as she checked her grades on her phone. She had failed all of the five tests that she had taken […]

Pro Tips on Sanity in a Time of Madness

Hung up on current events? Stressed from the morning paper? Here are some tips on how to get through troubling times.

Five Steps to Surviving Junior Year

Junior year is the year every high schooler dreads. Each 12th grader shudders upon its mention. My junior year was filled with experiences that helped me grow and defined me as a person. Below are five steps to surviving junior year.

School, Sports and Stress: The Rat Race is On

It’s 9 p.m. on a Monday night. After seven hours of school, a club meeting, two hours of sports practice and three hours of work, you just got home, but the day is far from over, thanks to every high schooler’s nightmare: homework. Armed with coffee and a sugary midnight snack, you hunker down for the study grind ahead. Sound familiar? If so, you may be a victim of the early-onset Rat Race.

America’s Happiness Problem

Our lives constantly revolve around what’s happening next—a perpetual cycle of working for something else, something better. But, what is that something we’re so passionately working towards?