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Vanessa Hudgens' Favorite 'High School Musical' Memory Will Give You All The Wildcat Feels

By Kristen Perrone
It's been a full decade since the theatrical release of High School Musical 3. Troy, Gabriella, and the rest of the gang are probably heading back to East High for their 10-year reunion, but as for the students' real-life equivalents, one former…

'Riverdale' Season 3 Will Include A Flashback Episode To The Parents' Time In High School

By Dylan Kickham
The secrets of Riverdale are finally going to come pouring out in a major way when the show comes back for its third season. So much of the mystery in the CW's dark teen drama is buried deep in the hidden pasts of the town's adults, but for the…

This Catholic School Banned Its Gay Valedictorian's Speech, So He Spoke Outside

By Collette Reitz
The end of May is graduation season. Students celebrate all the hard work that has gotten them to the very special moment where they can walk across the stage and accept their diploma. When you're the valedictorian of your high school class, that…

Here's How To Help After The Tragic Santa Fe High School Shooting

By Amanda Fama
A mass shooting took place at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, reportedly leaving 10 people dead. If you're shaken by the tragedy and are wondering how to help Santa Fe High School students, rest assured there are many options you can choose…

Parkland Students Responded To The Santa Fe Shooting & Their Tweets Are Necessary

By Amanda Fama
A school shooting took place at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, May 18. The tragedy is all too familiar for students who witnessed a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018. Students from…

Donald Trump's Response To The Santa Fe High School Shooting Was Nonchalant

By Joseph Milord
Shortly after news reports indicated a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, President Donald Trump offered a response to the developments via Twitter. "School shooting in Texas. Early reports not looking good," the president said. "God…

Why Seeing Your HS Besties For The First Time After College Is Never What You Think

By Marisa Casciano
With a few semesters of college under your belt, high school probably feels like it was ages ago. You've lived in a dorm room, turned roommates into besties, and figured out how to navigate your campus. Finals weren't always a breeze, but you made…

Chrissy Teigen Just Shared Her Awkward High School Pics On Twitter & I'm Crying Laughing

By Jamie LeeLo
I might be in the minority here, but I loved high school. I loved my bell-bottom jeans. I loved my American Eagle clogs. I loved hitting the Dunkin Donuts drive-thru on Fridays, and I loved extracurriculars. It didn't matter what the activity was.…

This List Of 6 Crushes You Definitely Had Growing Up Is So Freaking Accurate

By Sydnee Lyons
It took me all of 10 years to get over my high school crush — as in I only got over him a few months ago. He popped up as a suggested friend on Facebook (um, no thanks) and I could tell from his photo that he's now happily married with kids. No…

7 Things You Forgot To Thank Your High School Friends For & Should ASAP

By Rachel Chapman
Friends are a dime a dozen, but a solid, genuine group of girlfriends can be difficult to come by. When you find your tribe, you need to stick with them until the end. For some lucky people, your high school friends have been your besties since day…

'High School Musical 3' Is Coming To Netflix In May & It's The Start Of Something New

By Dylan Kickham
Ten years ago, East High's basketball and musical star Troy Bolton proclaimed the words that no High School Musical fan could forget: "Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat." And now that is more true than ever, because starting in May, you can stream…

24 Prom Captions For Dancing The Night Away With Your High School BFFs

By Rachel Chapman
Your high school prom is a magical night. Before you roll your eyes and tell me you've heard it all before, let me just say, it's actually true — so don't take it for granted. As someone who still daydreams about the chocolate fountains, and would…

The Parkland School Where A Shooting Happened Is Taking New Measures To Ensure Safety

By Nick Ciccone
It's a familiar pattern. Weeks after 17 were murdered by a gunman at a Florida high school, the American gun control debate has been revived and, once again, simmered down. Policy solutions discussed so far have included arming schoolteachers to use…

A Shooting Happened At A Maryland High School A Week After Students Protested Guns

By Joseph Milord
On Tuesday morning, March 20, multiple media outlets reported on a shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland, located about 70 miles south of Washington D.C. The shooting resulted in the school being placed on lockdown, before students were…

Betsy DeVos Visited Stoneman Douglas High School & People Are Not Happy

By Chelsea Stewart
In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left more than a dozen people dead on Feb. 14, students around the country have made headlines for calling on politicians and demanding action on gun…

Carson Wentz's Girlfriend Is His High School Sweetheart & It's Seriously The Cutest

By Jamie LeeLo
I did a lot of things by the age of 24. I learned how to make ramen noodles in a microwave. I learned how to use dry shampoo. I learned how to separate my whites and darks in the laundry. (Hey, I never said I did it, I just said I learned how to do…

Kendrick Lamar Fell In Love With His High School Sweetheart & We're Swooning

By Laura Rizzo
Kendrick Lamar is one of the top people in the rap world right now. He has a knack for thoughtful lyrics that drive powerful messages AND are also total bops. As it turns out, for all his success in life (and I'm sure some failures along the way),…

Fewer People In High School Are Having Sex Nowadays, Science Says

By Candice Jalili
I went to a Catholic high school, where our sex ed consisted of a chapter in our religion textbook entitled, "There's No Condom for the Heart." Essentially, I was taught sex outside of marriage was bad, and we weren't supposed to have it. If we did,…

The High School Friend You Should Ex-Communicate In 2018, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Marisa Casciano
Peace out, Girl Scout. Friendships, like relationships, can be hard. Going away to college means that you and your closest friends won't be eating at the same lunch table anymore, or driving around your hometown listening to throwbacks on the reg.…

People Are Sharing The Wildest Stories To Happen At Their High School & I Am Stunned

By Collette Reitz
Stories about someone's high school days can range from awkward and embarrassing to "WTF were you thinking?" No matter how many tales you have from the days of third period homeroom, there is one that undoubtedly stands out from the rest. On Sunday…

6 Ways Dating Changes Between High School & College, Because They're Nothing Alike

By Jamie Kravitz
There are so many aspects of your life that change when you make the transition from high school to college. Dating in high school and in college are two vastly different experiences. Going off to college comes with newfound freedom. You'll have…

These Photos Of Meghan Markle At Her High School Prom Will Make You Do A Double Take

By Karen Ruffini
I always love seeing old photos of celebrities before they became household names. It's comforting to see beautiful people looking just as awkward as everyone else in the world when they were teenagers, braces and all. So when photos of Meghan…
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How To Reconnect With Your Old Hometown Hookup If You're Still Kinda Hot For Them

By Jamie Kravitz
Returning home from college for winter break is great in theory, but once the initial excitement wears off, you still have two or three long weeks ahead of you. It's kind of inevitable that you'll end up reconnecting with your high school hookup, if…
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Should You Hook Up With Your High School Crush Over Christmas Break? Yes, But Beware

By Sydnee Lyons
If you haven't already locked in a winter cuff, you might be on the prowl for something a little more casual this year. Sure, a hometown hookup is risky but what about getting it on with an old crush? Should you hook up with your high school crush…
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7 Ways To Handle Running Into Your High School Ex Over Thanksgiving Break (Other Than Internally Screaming)

By Sydnee Lyons
There are some nightmares that everyone has at least once in their lifetime, like showing up to school without pants or watching your teeth fall to the ground while you’re delivering an important speech. While these aren’t things you’re likely to…
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3 Texts To Send Your High School Crush After You Finally Hook Up

By Genevieve Wheeler
Not long after moving to New York, I decided to download a dating app for the first time since college. Partly because I was hoping to meet cute guys in the city, and partly because my coworker had seen Ryan Lochte on the app and I was determined to…

11 Texts To Send To Your High School Crush Over Thanksgiving Break To Make Your Dreams Come True

By Annie Foskett
I ran into my old crush from summer camp on the street the other day and immediately turned into the bumbling, Britney Spears-loving preteen I was back in 2002. But seriously, Handsome Former Counselor stopped me on the sidewalk while I was…
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The Official Guide To Running Into Your High School Classmates On Tinder

By Sydnee Lyons
Swiping through Tinder is a lot like bobbing for apples, except the apples are an endless pool of singles in your area that may or may not include old flames (the horror) and former high school classmates (seriously, what could be worse?). Before…
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Exactly What To Do If You See The High School Ex You're Not Over This Thanksgiving

By Genevieve Wheeler
A few years ago, I was scoping out Black Friday deals in my hometown, and I spotted someone who looked... familiar. He was wearing glasses, was about 10 pounds heavier, and had a totally different hairstyle since the last time we'd seen each other,…
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This Is Why You Shouldn't Text Your High School Ex When You're Home For Thanksgiving

By Jamie Kravitz
Maybe it’s the turkey, or it could be the whole going around the table and saying what you're thankful for thing. Whatever the reason, Thanksgiving dinner can have you feeling extra warm and fuzzy. Do yourself a favor and put those good feelings…

Yep, 'High School Musical' Is Coming Back To TV, But There's A Big Catch

By Dylan Kickham
This is the start of something new... well, sorta new. After nearly a decade, Disney is officially giving fans another addition to the High School Musical franchise, but it may not be in the way that you thought. No, it's actually not going to be…

7 Things Every Girl Can't Help But Stress About Before Going To Her High School Reunion

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
High school was a thing of the past, but when that reunion time starts creeping up, you might start reminiscing on those four years like they were just yesterday. Ladies, we don't forget anything. So, it's only logical that there are things you…
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I Matched With My High School Crush On Tinder & Then She Ghosted Me

By Dayna Troisi
Max was my single-minded high school obsession. She wore safety pins as earrings and had super short platinum hair, often styled into a faux hawk. She had big blue eyes — like freakishly huge — when she looked your way, you could feel it. She was…

15 Instagram Captions For Your Nostalgic AF High School Reunion Pictures

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
High school seems like just yesterday. That is, until you're opening a letter in the mail that happens to be an invitation for your reunion. It's shocking — the realization that much time has really passed since we were hopeful seniors. Obviously,…

High School Evacuated Because Of A Pumpkin Spice Air Freshener That Smelled Too Strong

By Collette Reitz
Did you ever have one of those days in high school where you were just not prepared for that big algebra test? You rolled up to school in the morning and just hoped for a fire drill or something to delay the inevitable (taking a test that you were…

This Wildcat Is "Totally'" Down For 'HSM4,' So It's Time To Convince Everyone Else

By Billy Lorusso
Calling all Wildcats: I've got some news that is going to blow your mind. No, Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens aren't a real life couple again (at least that we know of?), but this is just as good. So, it's no surprise that Disney has been planning a…

This High School's New Dress Code Slams Body-Shaming In The Best Way Possible

By Julia Guerra
The year is 2017, and young women are still being criticized and body-shamed for what they wear in a school setting. Just think, students spend the majority of their adolescence in hallways, classrooms, cafeterias, gymnasiums -- even more so than…

Sorry, Wildcats: That 'HSM4' Trailer Is Fake, But There's Some Good News

By Alana Altmann
Sorry to get your hopes up, but don't count on seeing your beloved Wildcats back in action on screen just yet. That talked-about "High School Musical: 4" trailer is fake, even if it did give you warm and fuzzy nostalgic feeling inside. In case you…

High School Friendships Can Actually Affect Your Health: Here's How

By Julia Guerra
I was quite the social butterfly in high school between choir, theater, and the many sports teams I joined and dropped out of. But while I was friendly with the majority of my classmates, I only hung around with an intimate group outside of school.…

7 Things I Used To Think Were Cool In High School That Are Lame In College

By Tessa Harvey
Let me tell you, time flies. I'm about to be a senior in college, but I swear my high school graduation was literally, like, just last week. Looking back on all of those really weird, lame things that were cool in high school, like wearing headbands…

5 Things Every Incoming College Freshman Will Seriously Miss About High School

By Tessa Harvey
Incoming college freshmen: Get excited. I know I don't have to tell you twice, because you probably already have your bags packed, a countdown set, and you're texting your new roommate daily. College is so much fun, so you should seriously be…

6 Real Challenges Of Staying With Your High School Sweetheart During College

By Gabrielle LaFrank
Tons of changes happen between high school and college, but your relationship doesn't have to be one of them. Some relationships can survive just about anything, including whatever college can throw your way. Many couples choose to stay together…

10 Things You Did In High School That Make 25-Year-Old You Say "WTF Was I Thinking?"

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
High school seems like such a distant memory once you've reached your mid to late 20s. There's no denying the memories we made throughout those four years of hormonal roller coasters, changes, and growth. It was literally the one place we were all…

If Your High School BFF Can't Answer These 10 Questions, You Might Be In Trouble

By Gabrielle LaFrank
College is all about finding who you are and what you want to do. You'll meet a lot of new people and make new friends, but this doesn't mean your old friends won't still be a major part of your life. There will be a lot of ups and downs, but a true…

Should You End Things With Your High School Sweetheart Before College?

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
Those anxiously flapping butterflies you get in your stomach before going off to college are almost uncontrollable. But what happens when you consider leaving without the high school sweetheart who gave you butterflies throughout the past four years…

Attention Wildcats: Original 'High School Musical' Director Is Interested In 'HSM4'

By Billy Lorusso
Well, well, well, it looks like Troy Bolton wasn't lying when he said "Once a wildcat, always a wildcat." If you're a good '00s kid, then by now you should know that High School Musical 4 is 100 percent happening. (I know, I can barely contain my…

8 Hilarious Things You Definitely Did With Your Sister In High School

By Rachel Chapman
High school is a really awkward time. However, that awkwardness is made just a little bit easier when you have someone to navigate it with. I was lucky enough to have one year of high school with my older sister before she went off to college. She…

I Went Out With My High School Crush As An Adult — And It Was A Disaster

By Samantha Edmonds
I was nervously pulling at the edge of my t-shirt while waiting on my front steps, wondering if I should've worn a dress despite the chilly November evening. My date—let's call him Tyler—was on time. He greeted me with a hug on the sidewalk. He was…

Blake Lively Is Related To This ‘High School Musical’ Star, And Our Minds Are Blown

By Dylan Kickham
Blake Lively has her head in the game, she's sticking to the status quo, and she's in this together with all the rest of us. Yep, surprisingly enough, the Upper East Side isn't so far from East High after all, and our favorite Gossip Girl star has…

Ashley Tisdale And Lucas Grabeel Singing 'High School Musical' Again Is Everything

By Mary Kate Hoban
It's been over 10 years since High School Musical premiered on Disney Channel, but the fascination, its pop cultural relevance, and its incredible ability to induce a wave of nostalgia for your own high school days (which probably involved a lot…