High School

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CDC: Early Start to School Hurts Students

The CDC says starting middle or high school before 8:30 a.m. can be damaging to a student’s health.

08/11/2015

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Students Need Doctor’s Approval After a Concussion

Illinois elementary, middle and high school students that suffer concussions, now need a doctor’s permission before returning to school.

08/04/2015

Mr. Coffee Machine from Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/dan4th/2294690862)

Co-Founder of Mr. Coffee Company Dies in Ohio at Age 91

Marotta was a star high school athlete and was signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as a centerfielder in 1942.

08/04/2015

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Freeburg HS Alumni Want to Keep ‘Midgets’ Mascot

Authorities with the Freeburg School District say the name originated in the 1930s, and was meant as an honor for a scrappy basketball team that played well despite having very few players who were tall.

07/16/2015

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St. Louis-Area Teachers Win National Award

Kathleen Dwyer of MRH, Ruth Knop of Parkway West take math and science award.

07/15/2015

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5 Tips On How To Beat Senioritis

Nearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.

07/15/2015

Courtesy of the Freeburg Midgets Facebook page.

Is ‘Midget’ Offensive? Group Wants High School to Change Mascot

“Even though it’s not intended to be harmful, it really creates this uncomfortable environment because of all the baggage that comes with the word.”

07/09/2015

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High School Teacher Fired For Stepping On American Flag During Class

A high school teacher has been fired after stepping on the American flag during class.

07/01/2015

Track and Field: Endeavor Games. Joshua Kennison (1) in action during Long Jump competition at Edmond North High School. The Games are an annual competition for physically disabled athletes.
Edmond, OK 6/11/2011
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Illinois High School Athletics Required to Allow Students with Disabilities

Illinois High School’s swimming, and track and field teams are required to allow disabled students to participate.

06/25/2015

File photo of a high school football game. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Follow Up: High School Football Participation Down in Missouri

Maplewood Richmond Heights not alone in losing players.

06/12/2015

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