I wonder, and worry, how these presidential candidates are doing so well, and it brings me back to high school. In our elections at school, the flashiest candidates win.
Youth Radio Atlanta
As a Jew, my most important holiday season comes months earlier than December. It’s at the beginning of the school year when my family celebrates Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
For someone focused on winning, losing can be hard to stomach. In my experience, it is far more fulfilling to enjoy the work, game or swim meet than to constantly compare myself to others.
By: Emma Mathews Ever since elementary school, standardized tests have been a part of my life. I never liked them.…
For 17-year-old Faye Webster, music has played a pivotal role in her adolescence.
People hear my accent and ask — “Where are you from?” “What is it like to move to America?” These are complicated questions.When you move from Moscow to Atlanta, every part of life is different.
As Atlantans follow the ongoing trial of Atlanta Public School teachers and administrators charged with cheating, students in the APS district are taking a special interest in the proceedings. Youth Radio Atlanta’s Jenn Steckl sent us her thoughts on how the cheating and its aftermath hurt every student in the system.
Despite practicing for at least 12 hours a week, nine months a year for the last four years, I have no varsity jacket. And despite all my aching muscles, oozing blisters and cramping and bleeding toes, my sport – ballet – is only considered a hobby by many people.
We “big” girls have to stay strong, because women’s sports are not going to play themselves.