My school informed me I wasn’t going to deliver the speech I wrote. Instead, I was handed a salutatorian speech they wrote. I had to speak about birches and oak trees in an analogy about how to stay strong and bend when appropriate.
I recently helped an emperor dress in imperial robes and bowed to him on the throne. Surprisingly, this took place in a college classroom.
Student athletes should not have to choose between academics and sports. With the Georgia state final for the AAA division of high school boys soccer scheduled at 2:30 p.m. during final exams, some seniors had to make an impossible decision.
Touring colleges is a part of a big decision in your life. You’re going to attend the school of your choice for the next four years. With that in mind, here are some tips to ease the college tour process.
Christian Zsilavetz, co-founder of Pride School Atlanta and transgender male, feels as though LGBT identifying and gender nonconforming kids should be in a school environment where students are able to “be, learn, and grow.” Pride School Atlanta is a K-12, private school geared toward students and educators who want a safe and encouraging education academically and socially. This sounds like heaven for any student no matter how they sexually identify, but in the court of public opinion the school has received national coverage and criticism.
In January 2015, The Westminster Schools introduced JanTerm—an intensive, three-week course of study allowing Upper School students to focus on a single topic in great depth and at an accelerated pace. The school just wrapped up its second year of the successful program, which is well-liked by students and teachers alike.
There has not been a single film in the past year that has given me such a feeling of excitement, suspense, fear, and wonder as “The Hateful Eight.”
Attendees from the “Getting to Zero” event co-hosted by Moving in the Spirit and VOX (see story here) on Dec. 5, shared their voices on how they’ll get to zero — zero stigma, zero new infections. What a group poem this turned into. Click here to hear the audio podcast. […]
Walking down the hallway of Carver High School in southeast Atlanta, my pockets stuffed with condoms and other merch, I felt good. Not only had I been enlightened with the gift of knowledge but I had also been given something more important — a great experience. VOX’s Dec 5 event, co-hosted with Atlanta’s non-profit teen […]
When I took this quiz, I realized that I was so uneducated and unprotected against HIV — I was so miseducated, I was afraid to even be near a person with HIV. Coming from a school system that didn’t teach me anything at all about HIV, I was inspired to make this quiz to make […]