It’s been 32 years since anyone stepped on the field at Newark’s Ironbound Stadium. Once home to East Side High School’s football team, the field closed in 1987 after the federal government tested the soil and found it to be contaminated.
New Rochelle High School is facing yet another scandal. This time, an administrator is accused of tampering with grades.
Seeing a laundry room inside a high school is not common. But Newark's West Side High now has one. School administrators say kids were missing 3 to 5 days a week because of bullying. Sometimes the bullying was over dirty clothes.
Parents and other community members in New Rochelle, New York, packed the high school auditorium in the wake of three violent attacks in and near the school in eight days. A student stabbed another to death at a Dunkin' Donuts on January 10, police said. Several students attacked a 15-year-old student at a pizzeria on January 17. And then a 15-year-old student stabbed and wounded another student in class on January 18. Some people blasted the school superintendent for not enforcing a policy that prohibits students from leaving the school during school hours.
The Urban Assembly New York Harbor School on Governors Island teaches students maritime skills.
A teenager who collapsed at football practice at a private school in the Bronx Tuesday morning later died, according to authorities. Dominick Bess, 14, collapsed on the field at Mount Saint Michael Academy at 4300 Murdock Avenue at around 9:30 a.m., the NYPD said. Officers responded to a 911 call and found him "unconscious and unresponsive," police said.
Some high school students in New Jersey are learning technical skills they need to save lives. Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck offers students a one-week training program during the summer that uses high-tech mannequins to create real-life scenarios, like an opioid overdose.
A 16-year-old student at a Long Island high school died after suffering a head injury in a freak accident during an off-season football workout. A log used in the drill fell and hit Joshua Mileto in the head. Suffolk County police say that Mileto, of Farmingville, was transported from the school to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Linda Schmidt takes a closer look at a study that found recommended guidelines to protect high school athletes are not being widely adopted.
Between April and May, a number of immigrant 15- and 16-year-old students from El Salvador and Guatemala have been suspended from Bellport High School in Suffolk County, Long Island. They were suspended on allegations of ties to the gang MS-13, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.
No TV, daily reading with her father and lots of diligence from both parents, just some of the things that put Ifeoma White-Thorpe, 17, on the road to success. The NJ high school senior was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools plus Stanford.