$60M Texas HS football stadium forced to close – Houston Chronicle

$60M Texas HS football stadium forced to closeHouston ChronicleALLEN, Texas (AP) — A $60 million Texas high school stadium that got national attention for its grandeur and price tag will…

Florida Panhandle Students Are Headed to Washington DC – WTVY, Dothan

Florida Panhandle Students Are Headed to Washington DCWTVY, DothanDuring this upcoming summer over 1500 high school students from across the country will visit Washington DC law makers. A few of…

When it comes to brainpower, several cities have Nashville beat – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

When it comes to brainpower, several cities have Nashville beatNashville Business Journal (blog)According to the data, 87.2 percent of adults 25 or older in the Nashville area have a high…

‘Pretty Little Liars’ react: Signed, sealed, delivered – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklySpoiler alert: If you haven’t watched the Feb. 25 episode of Pretty Little Liars, stop reading now! Related. ‘Pretty Little Liars’ react: Confessions of a high school English teacher

Science classroom gas leak forces closure of Oakland high school – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoOAKLAND, Calif. —. A gas odor that prompted the evacuation of Skyline High School in Oakland Tuesday morning was believed to have originated from science equipment and not…

Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issues – KTVU San Francisco

Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issuesKTVU San FranciscoOakland’s mayor, police chief and schools superintendent spent part of Saturday at a West Oakland high school as part of a series…

Oakland School District considering new parcel tax « Oakland Local – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Oakland’s school board is considering putting a parcel tax on the November ballot to fund improvement in its high schools. Although it’s made progress lowering the high…

Houston Senior Showcase has record turnout – HoustonTexans.com

Houston Senior Showcase has record turnoutHoustonTexans.comNearly 500 student-athletes representing 120 area high schools participated in the Greater Houston Senior Football Showcase, an event for local area high school seniors who…

Denville flower shop behind Super Bowl arrangements – Dailyrecord.com

Denville flower shop behind Super Bowl arrangementsDailyrecord.comDENVILLE — With a New Jersey Super Bowl, it was no surprise there were a number of locals at the game, from high school…

Gov. Chris Christie has new childhood pal to shove into ‘Bridgegate’ traffic – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsLike Wildstein, who was canned by Christie in the fallout of GWB fiasco, Michaels grew up with the governor Livingston, N.J.. RELATED: SARAH PALIN SAYS ‘CERTAINLY’ CHRIS…

From Oakland to Ogden to Oregon, Lillard has had helping hands – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comLillard was back home in Oakland, visiting his old high school team and coach Orlando Watkins. The team was going through a drill called, “100 touches,” in which players had…

The Common Core in New York – New York Times

The Common Core in New YorkNew York TimesThe new Common Core learning standards, which set ambitious goals for what students should learn from one year to the next, are desperately…

2014 NFL Draft: Blake Bortles the No. 1 pick? It’s a matter of trust – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comClearly, part of his football past bothers Bortles as the NFL draft combine nears. Coming out of high school, apparently only UCF and Colorado State legitimately thought of him as…

A 11 New Football League Gets Major TV Partner

FBI: Kids 13 to 17 rescued from Super Bowl prostitution – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHigh school students, teens 13 years old and minors reported missing by their families were among 16 juveniles rescued from forced prostitution during Super Bowl festivities in and around…

A-11 Offense Spring Football League Kicks Off Thursday: The New XFL

A-11 Offense Spring Football League – based on the The A-11 Offense that was created by Cal-Berkeley grad Steve Humphries and his Piedmont High School (Piedmont, CA) coaching partner Kurt…

Key to Super Bowl XLVIII Isn’t a Player or Coach—It’s Referee Terry McAulay – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe most vital man in this coming Super Bowl would probably need a sundial to get timed in the 40. He’s a nerd, a computer science major from LSU.…

Volcano Eruption Kills At Least 14 – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comAmong the dead in an Indonesian volcanic eruption are four high school students and their teacher. Share This: facebook

Chris Christie: David Wildstein Says He Knew Of Bridge Closure

Chris Christie, the New Jersey Governor and would-be hope for the Republican Party, is running for legal cover after David Wildstein, the now-former Port Authority official responsible, along with now-former…

Christie Knew About Lane Closings, Ex-Port Authority Official Says – New York Times

New York TimesIn a letter released by his lawyer, the former official, David Wildstein, a high school friend of Mr. Christie’s who was appointed with the governor’s blessing at the…

Garrett Gilbert, SMU QB, Leigh Steinberg’s Client

Garrett Gilbert, SMU QB, once the Texas Longhorns starting quarterback, and member of the 2014 NFL Draft class, is Leigh Steinberg’s first NFL client since being reinstated to represent players.…

Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger dies at 94 – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Pete Seeger, the man considered to be one of the pioneers of contemporary folk music who inspired legions of activist singer-songwriters, died Monday. He was 94. Seeger’s best…

Chris Christie on Defense as NJ Hosts Super Bowl – Newsmax.com

Newsmax.comGov. Chris Christie was born and raised in New Jersey, but his football allegiance is to the Dallas Cowboys. He played catcher on his high school baseball team and has…

CCSD makes strides in quest to increase graduation rate – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunSilverado High School graduate Bogart Banteurt celebrates as his name is announced during the Clark County School District’s second annual summer high school graduation ceremony for summer school…

Japan revises teaching manuals, says islands its territory – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneBy Elaine Lies TOKYO, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Japan said on Tuesday it was. revising teaching manuals to make clear that two sets of remote islands at the centre…

Student sets himself on fire at Denver-area school – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFire officials say more than 80% of the student’s body was burned after he tried to kill himself Standley Lake High School in suburban Denver. The student was taken…

Miami Hurricanes hope to lure top high school talent on Junior Day – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comWith 10 days remaining until the 2014 National Signing Day, the University of Miami is already making inroads with next year’s class. On Friday, Jordan Cronkrite and Tarvarus McFadden —…

Social media education program at McAuley High School teaches responsibility … – WCPO

WCPOWe want them to use social media in a way that positively affects their lives both now and forever,” school nurse Peggy Hock said, who is responsible for bringing the…

Police: 2 Philadelphia high school students shot – Las Vegas Sun

Police: 2 Philadelphia high school students shotLas Vegas SunLas Vegas Sun

Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA high school student who allegedly set fire to another teenager’s skirt on a bus in Oakland will be tried as an adult. An Alameda County Superior Court…

Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA Makes First Political Error

Pinewood Studios Atlanta Fayetteville, Georgia – the near-300-acre movie studio complex slated to open this month as production of MARVEL’s Ant-Man with Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd gets underway –…

Student in custody after bomb scare at Houston-area school – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneHOUSTON (Reuters) – A Houston-area high school was evacuated on Monday and a student taken into custody after police found a suspicious device initially thought to be a bomb…

Atlanta football star cleared to play at Georgia Tech – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta football star cleared to play at Georgia TechAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)One of Atlanta’s top high school football players began classes at Georgia Tech on Tuesday after being approved by…

Gus Malzahn, Jimbo Fisher in line for major BCS bonuses – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSure, Monday night’s Bowl Championship Series national title game is about the crystal football trophy, rings and the chance to say, “We’re No. 1.” But as with everything in…

America losing position as a superpower – Las Vegas Sun

America losing position as a superpowerLas Vegas Sun13, as about 1,000 high school students attended the 57th Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum. Among the myriad topics was America, and within…