Santa Fe high-school gunman reportedly yelled out ‘surprise’ before shooting, didn’t shoot students he liked

Galveston County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the suspected gunman in the Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas, reportedly yelled out “surprise” before firing his weapon. After his arrest, Pagourtzis confessed to the killings and said he did not shoot students he liked because he wanted to get his story told, according […]

Wisconsin high-school seniors pull off epic fake-crash prank

Here’s a pretty epic high-school senior prank: A car crashed into the side of the school building just outside the principal’s office, bricks strewn everywhere and a gaping black hole. Except none of it is real. It happened in Cumberland, Wis., a small town in northwest Wisconsin about 90 miles from Minneapolis. There, seniors at […]

A damning new timeline of the Florida high-school shooting shows how badly the armed deputy screwed up

Mark Wilson/Getty The Broward Sheriff’s office on Thursday released internal radio dispatches that reveal how deputies responded to last month’s high-school shooting in Florida. The timeline is especially damning for the armed school resource officer, who never confronted the gunman. Instead, the deputy remained outside the building and even directed other officers to stay 500 […]

7 young adults went undercover as high-school students and found that life as a teenager today is nothing like they remember

A&E Seven young adults went undercover as students at a Kansas high school for the documentary series “Undercover High.” The volunteers, ages 21 to 26, made themselves look younger, and one of them even got braces to look the part. They discovered issues students were going through that even the administration didn’t know about. You […]

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

Hillary Diane Andales/YouTube 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales won the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge for her video explaining the theory of relativity. Andales took home $ 250,000 in scholarship money for her win. The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does […]

How a Hollywood Powerhouse Built Its Own High-School Football Factory

With tuition of $ 75,200 and an $ 11 million training complex, Endeavor’s IMG Academy sits at the apex of the commercialization of youth sports. Today, it churns out more college-football prospects than any other high school. The best moments of high school for 18-year-old senior Will Huggins haven’t been typical rites of passage like […]

Getting High-School Grads Into the Closed-Off World of Tech

SAN JOSE—On a recent weekday, an unlikely crew of 18-to-24 year-olds gathered in a classroom in an office building, proving wrong a mantra often heard in economic development: Training programs aren’t effective at getting people good jobs. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the students, mostly minorities from poor families, will tinker with computers, hone […]