School District Tells Football Coach to Stop Public Prayers, Coach Doesn't, Guess What Happens

Jay Hathaway · 10/29/15 10:00AM

An assistant high school football coach in Bremerton, Wash. became the center of a national controversy after school district officials asked him to stop leading public Christian prayers on the 50-yard line after games and Fox News got ahold of the story. Coach Joe Kennedy did not stop the prayers, and guess what? The district has put him on administrative leave, the Seattle Times reports.

Boys Like Me

James Fisher · 08/15/15 01:15PM

I was 14, just starting high school at an all-boys public school in the Bronx, when I began to feel a strong physical attraction to other boys. I was quiet and observant, and I didn’t yet know if I should, or could, act on those emotions.

Junior Varsity Baseball Team Allegedly Made Love to McChicken Sandwich

Jay Hathaway · 06/03/15 05:20PM

Whoever said that youth is wasted on the young clearly did not anticipate a future in which a junior varsity boys’ baseball team from Grand Forks, N.D., would celebrate the end of their season and the impending arrival of summer by allegedly sexually violating a McDonald’s McChicken® on their bus. That same person probably also never contemplated that chicken-like sandwich product would one day be a category of item found on this, our Earth.

Teens Outraged at "No Sausage Rolls" Dress Code for Graduation

Jay Hathaway · 05/29/15 11:48AM

The senior boys of Biglerville (Pa.) High School are all getting ready to dress up in khakis and collared shirts for their graduation ceremony this month, per the school’s dress code. Meanwhile, the girls are getting ready to hide their unsightly “sausage rolls, as Mrs. Elliott calls them” also per the dress code, because everyone knows “you can’t put 10 pounds of mud in a five-pound sack.”

N.J. Town Scandalized by High School Art Show About Police Brutality

Andy Cush · 05/19/15 04:05PM

An art show at Westfield High School in Westfield, N.J. asked students to create images that commented on one of three hot-button issues: “Modern Technology Advances,” “Gender Equality,” and “Law Enforcement - Police Brutality.” That last option got a few local parents really riled up.

Teacher Takes an Axe to the Nuts in Physics Demonstration Gone Wrong

Jay Hathaway · 04/01/15 01:05PM

This painful video is going around today as a story about a teacher who lost his job after accidentally bashing a student in the nuts with the flat side of an axe during a classroom demonstration. But according to someone who was there, it was actually the teacher with his sack on—or rather, just a little too close to—the chopping block.