The Best High School Journalism

By JEA | One place for the best high school journalism being produced today.  Each month five stories will be selected or "Flipped".  Winning selections will win a Flipboard t-shirt and be showcased on the magazine.  The magazine is curated by the Journalism Education Association in cooperation with Flipboard.  SUBMIT STORIES TO:  hsjournalism@flipboard.com           

Lack of communication leads to iNite confusion

Namaste officers sent eight of Jefferson’s student-run clubs an email on the evening of Nov. 20, notifying them that their acts would not perform in …

Defining the female Olympian

Like most Olympics, the 2016 Rio games did not escape controversy. Amongst the gold medal moments, the world saw Hope Solo call the Women’s Swedish …

Catherine White

By: Bayliss Wagner<p>Catherine White, a 17-year-old Sherwood high school senior from Olney, Maryland, started listening to WAMU with her family.<p>Many …

Niles West Students March on Chicago for Human Rights

An estimated crowd of 250,000 people attended the Women’s March rally in Chicago on Saturday, Jan. 21 to advocate for issues ranging from women’s …

Activism

Spray It, Don’t Say It

There are few terms in the world of art and expression that inspire more public debate and dissenting opinion than the term “graffiti.” Baseline …

First-Time Voters Eager For Say In Presidential Election

The chance to have a voice in who the next U.S. president is and fighting for what is right, watching a new generation make a difference and even …

Elections

A New World of Hearing

Sam McBride knows that when people look at her, they see her cochlear implant. Jumping to the conclusion that she needs their pity accommodations, …

ELECTION 2016

Live Like A Champ

Life is hard. Everyone knows that. Everyone knows they’re going to face life. The test of one’s true character though, is how they deal with that …

Autism

The story of a miracle

Eighteen weeks into her pregnancy, Tiffany Roiseland, an ELL (English Language Learning) teacher at Iowa City West High School, received news that …

Pregnancy

Dress Code Incident Raises Concern

Alida Beste is an honor roll student, three sport varsity athlete and an accomplished junior at Burlington High School. Last week she was called to …

In the Middle: A Refugee’s Journey From Congo to Iowa

Aimée Nyamadorari ‘17 did not realize that she was in danger when the sound of a church hymn woke her up in the middle of the night.The year was …

Burundi

DiSalvo has alopecia areata, is feeling free without her wig

Diagnosed with alopecia areata, Isabel DiSalvo has an incurable form of hair loss. She shares her story with others to help other people learn about …

Being an American means: Fighting for social justice

He was in seventh grade when the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson happened. While most of his peers were not interested in what was happening, …

Social Justice

Buzzfeed Helps Me Write My College Essays

Universities ask for Freudian-level psychoanalysis, and self-reflection isn’t definitely not easy, so maybe some clickbait personality quizzes can …

A fading identity

Sunday morning. Waffles drenched in store-bought maple syrup, I fit as many pieces as I can in my mouth as voices pass over my head. My mom and …

Cal Poly to display Passage to Paso student project

<b>High school work gets college applause</b><p>The work of 45 students across two PRHS classes is now on display on the Cal Poly campus celebrating the …

Brandy Melville, one size fits all policy

Brandy Melville has become one of the most popular clothing brands in United States this year, but it has also become one of the most exclusive. With …

Clothing

Modern day tribes

From the Sunday gridiron to the Madhouse on Madison, more than 2,000 sports teams with names and logos associated with Native Americans have spread …

Native Americans

American voters (or the lack thereof)

Dr. Colleen Rull, business teacher, loves politics. She loves talking about politics and being an active member in her community. She even served on …

Elections

The elephant in the room

<b>Being a girl:</b>I love being a girl. I love everything about being a girl. I love dressing up. I love being able to embrace my femininity.I hate how …

Justice

Facing Off Across the Political Spectrum

As leading candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fight to win the general election, students and teachers of different political ideologies …

The parsnip: I am (Donald Trump)

<b>*This piece is entirely satirical</b>China. Mexico. ISIS. These three countries are beating us, and we’re losing. Crooked Hillary over here may try to …

Donald Trump

#Adulting—a fancy way to say incompetence

Recently on Twitter, there’s a rising trend called “#adulting,” has been developing, which in a nutshell, is to do grown up things and to hold adult …

College criteria: then vs. now

Since 2005, Northwestern University’s acceptance rate dropped from 33 percent to 10.7 percent and Vanderbilt University’s plummeted from 40 percent …

Education

Acing the deaflympics

The 6-foot-5 17-year-old junior by the name of Ethan Bell is already tearing apart the Deaflympic scene and might become an Olympian, according to …

Basketball

The motive behind social media

After a long day of classes, instead of getting out her notes to begin homework, Jackie Kuntz, sophomore gets out her phone. Jason Evans, Kuntz’s …

World History

Goldilocks and the search for college

Too small. Too big. Just right. Just like in Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the search for college is all about finding the right fit. However, …

College & University

Glendale boy goes global

Beginning his volleyball career in third grade, 8-year-old Murphy Troy, now a U.S. Volleyball Olympian, said he never imagined he would receive a …

United States