The first day of school may be eclipsed by a phenomenon 38 years in the making.
Metro | Public Schools
After more than half a year of searching for a new superintendent for Alachua County Public Schools, some community members are unhappy with the outcome.
When Assistant Principal Ed Haukland stepped foot onto the field of his elementary school April 29, he knew he’d be getting dunked underwater.
One in five people will experience mental illness while in middle or high school.
Aazaar Abdul-Rahim doesn’t remember exactly how many interceptions Jalen Tabor had during his freshman year.
I’ve chosen to live my life by many overarching rules. These include, but are not limited to: Don’t drink caffeine after 8 p.m., avoid tanning at all costs and don’t believe anyone who doesn’t make eye contact. These guidelines, while seemingly disjointed, have all arisen from some specific experience that impacted (or scarred) me enough to turn whatever lesson I learned into a cardinal rule. Yet the most important rule by far is this: “Never trust anyone who was cool in middle school.”
Hogtown HomeGrown will host its eighth annual Eat Local Challenge Community Celebration on Sunday at the Matheson History Museum to celebrate the end of Eat Local Month. Festival events will be from 1 to 4 p.m. and are free to the public.
Daisey Gainey is nervous about failing the GED.
Without the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy the freedoms many of us take for granted on a daily basis. A typical reaction from an American when they see someone in uniform is to thank them for their service and sacrifice. But recently, one school had a very different reaction.
Even though this flu season has brought an increase in life-threatening cases to Alachua County, the health department provided vaccinations for a record number of the county’s children.
The School Board of Alachua County has launched an online survey to help search for someone to replace the outgoing superintendent.
In perfect unison with those around her, Lauren Eisenschenk marched onto the field under the cloudless blue sky. Small puffs of dust rose from the ground with each step. She lifted her mellophone to her lips, and she was ready.
Jayson Blaire said he wanted to join a fraternity before entering college — until he realized drinking heavily was one of the requirements to be accepted.
Alachua County Public Schools teachers and employees are now featured artists at the Thomas Center Gallery this season.
Believe it or not, Title IX is about much more than protecting women athletes. A new student-run grassroots organization, “Know Your IX,” seeks to educate students about their rights under the law and their school’s responsibilities to comply with Title IX’s stipulations.
Hispanic Heritage Month began Sunday with a landmark. For the first time, a greater share of Hispanic high school graduates are enrolled in college than that of white graduates, according to the Pew Research Center.
Experts concerned after electronic cigarette usage doubled from 2011 to 2012 among middle and high school studentsBy Alex Harris | Sep. 9, 2013
Electronic cigarette usage has doubled among American middle and high school students in the past year, and some local experts and young e-cigarette users are butting heads about the consequences.
The word “stressed” is commonly used among college students, but UF researchers have zoomed in on the stressors of younger students.
I’ve always pressured myself to find Mr. Right in college. My parents met in high school and were married by the time they were in their early 20s.
Remember the R.L. Stine books? I remember reading the “Goosebumps,” series in elementary school.