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34 thoughtful graduation gifts under $100 for the class of 2021

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. There are near-universal gifts - all under $100 - that can help students navigate post-grad life. Below, find 30+ options, from cookbooks of everyday recipes to household staples. For more expedient options, Amazon Prime-eligible gifts under $100 are also included here. As soon-to-be-grads experience the complicated feelings of finishing a chapter of their lives, their parents, relatives, and loved ones are r...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, New York, College, Disney, Trends, Amazon Prime, Gifts, High School, Ncaa, Birchbox, Gift Ideas, Williams Sonoma, Fujifilm Instax Mini, Hydro


The Use of Testimonials and Endorsements in Your Job Search

Proof is itself a tool in your job search and if you employ it effectively, you will stand ahead of your competition. Reality is subjective, so providing proof in the form of testimonials can do a... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, High School, Job Search, Career Advice, Job Seekers, Endorsements, Keeping a Job, Looking For A Job, Finding a Job, Job Search Blog, Advancement, English Teacher, Inferred Testimonials, Letters Of Recommendation, Use Of Testimonials


‘Glee’ Reunion Set For 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, Cast To Pay Tribute To Naya Rivera

Gleeks across the country will be happy to know that William McKinley High School’s prized glee club New Directions are reuniting. Glee...
Tags: High School, Naya Rivera, William McKinley


California Health Officials Reverse Ban On Cheerleaders At High School Sporting Events

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Cheerleaders will be allowed at outdoor sporting events, California health officials announced Friday. The decision reverses a previous decision posted earlier this week by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Sideline cheer is allowable under the state’s youth and adult recreational sports guidelines, the CDPH told KPIX-TV: “Sideline cheer is considered comparable to competitive cheer as a moderate-contact sport and should follow all requirements of other outd...
Tags: News, California, Sports, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, High School, San Diego, Cheerleaders, Gonzalez, KPIX TV, CDPH, Coronavirus, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez


Mom sends daughter into panic by rolling down window in front of a boy

If you're a parent you may know the joy of embarrassing your children in front of their peers. I blasted an "Air Supply" song with the windows down dropping off my daughters in front of the high school one morning, and cackled all the way home replaying their mortified faces on a loop in my head. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, High School, Air Supply, Mortified, Car Window, Cute Boy Prank, Duck And Cover, Embarrassed Daughter, Hilarious Mom, Mom Stop, Playing It Cool


Academic Decathlon team from El Camino Real Charter HS win independent regional competition again

  The Academic Decathlon team, 2020-2021, from El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills. (Photo collage by Stephanie Franklin)   The Academic Decathlon team from El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills won the Southern California Independent Charter Academic Decathlon Regional Competition, held virtually on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6. The nine members are Ayan Ahmed, Patrick Chau, Mackenna Daum, William Fitzmorris, Brian Friedman, Chantelle Miller, Collin Origer, Eden Ozeri...
Tags: Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, High School, Lausd, Local News, Grant High School, Southern California, Woodland Hills, LA County, San Fernando Valley, LA City Council, Top Stories LADN, Valley Glen


Graduation Announcements 2021: The 26 Most Stylish Cards to Send This Year

Here's how to celebrate your achievements in serious style.
Tags: Sponsored, College, High School, Graduation, Fashion Tips, Post-grad


The best kids' lunch boxes of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Although school may look different this year, a lunch box is still essential for on-the-go learning.Our picks give you the best lunch boxes for kids ranging in age from preschool to college and everything in between.Heading back to school this spring looks different everywhere, which means some products on your back-to-school shopping list may be omitted.  For the most part, however, a good-quality, well-designed lunch box is a lifetime staple. It's perfect for...
Tags: Reviews, Parenting, Cdc, College, Trends, Usda, Features, Lunch, Buying Guide, High School, Rover, Middle School, School Lunch, Elementary School, Preschool, Don


Official COVID-19 high school wrestling rule: you can wrestle but no shaking hands

In Ohio, high school wrestling season began with some questionable new rules set by the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Notably, reports WLWT5, "Student-athletes are permitted to wrestle, but must refrain from handshakes before and after the match." From WLWT5: All those on the team bench also need to observe social distancing of 6 feet[…]To conclude the end of match procedure, the official may point to the winning wrestler while raising his or her own arm (with open hand) having the r...
Tags: Post, News, Sports, High School, Ohio, Wrestling, COVID-19, Ohio High School Athletic Association Notably


The Best Way to Prepare for a Job Search and Interviews

Everything you do is a form of preparation for your job interviews, as you are always under some form of scrutiny. The best employees can always spot other good employees, and you cannot “fake it”;... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Interviews, Careers, Employment, Job Market, High School, Job Search, Job Interviews, Career Advice, Law School, Law Firms, Employee, Job Search Guru, Legal Recruiter, Potential Employer, Finding a Job


High School: Coming-of-Age Comedy Series in Development from Tegan & Sara Quin

High School: Coming-of-Age Comedy Series in Development from Tegan & Sara Quin Deadline brings word that Amazon’s free streaming service IMDb TV is developing a coming-of-age comedy series titled High School based on the 2019 bestselling memoir by Grammy-nominated and Platnimum recording artists and activists Tegan and Sara Quin. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlo...
Tags: TV, Amazon Studios, Canada, High School, IMDb TV, Sara Quin, Streaming, Tegan Quin, TV News


High school student listed as "Black Guy" in yearbook photo

The 2020 yearbook for Brown County High School in Nashville, Indiana included a photo of a school basketball team with all the students' names in the caption except for one who was listed as "Black Guy." From WRTV: Superintendent Dr. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Education, Racism, High School, Prejudice, Black Lives Matter, Nashville Indiana, Brown County High School, Yearbooks, Black Guy


Guest Post by Rebecca Carvin aka RebeccaNYC

This November my blog will be 16 years old. To celebrate that I have asked you my readers to submit a Guest Post for my blog as a way of celebrating our connectedness as a community through social media.  I hope you will send me your story or at least a glimpse into your life I feel I know so many of you through the comment section and emails, I hope this will introduce you to one another. Thank you in advance for being part of French la Vie / Tongue in Cheek.   _______       I am beyond honore...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, France, New York City, US, Rebecca, High School, Athens, Ohio, Philadelphia, John Adams, Nico Muhly, Chris, Philip Glass, Princeton University, Temple University


Guest Post by Rebecca Carvin aka RebeccaNYC

This November my blog will be 16 years old. To celebrate that I have asked you my readers to submit a Guest Post for my blog as a way of celebrating our connectedness as a community through social media.  I hope you will send me your story or at least a glimpse into your life I feel I know so many of you through the comment section and emails, I hope this will introduce you to one another. Thank you in advance for being part of French la Vie / Tongue in Cheek.   _______       I am beyond honore...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Instagram, France, New York City, US, Rebecca, High School, Athens, Ohio, Philadelphia, John Adams, Nico Muhly, Chris, Philip Glass, Princeton University


National Merit Scholarship announces 2021 semifinalists in Los Angeles County

High school students apply for scholarships when planning for college. (Photo by Michael Kitada, Contributing Photographer)     The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced on Sept. 9 its 2021 list of semifinalist high school students who will compete for a share of 7,600 scholarships worth more than $30 million. Winners of the 66th annual competition will be announced nationally between April and July next year. High school juniors in about 21,000 high schools in the United States ent...
Tags: Education, Sport, Soccer, United States, Higher Education, High School, Manhattan, Kim, Cleveland, Local News, Scholarships, Fairfax, Los Angeles County, CSU, Valencia Valencia, Cerritos


Go behind the scenes of a real-life high school paranormal investigators club

Truly*Adventurous has a wonderful new long-form investigation into the Capital Area Paranormal Society, an after-school high school club in Springfield, Illinois where students can explore haunted locales in search of paranormal phenomenon. Writer Patrick Glendon McCullough approaches the group — and the piece in general — with a perfect blend of skepticism, curiosity, and empathy. He's much less interested in the ghosts and ectoplasm than he is in the students themselves, and it's that focus on...
Tags: Post, News, Ghosts, Teenagers, Dave, Netflix, High School, Mel, Ghost Hunters, Ghost Stories, Caroline, U S Air Force, Springfield Illinois, Paranormal, Teenagers Fight The Zombie Apocalypse, Teen Culture


Man, 21, busted for posing as 14-year-old and enrolling in high school

In every high school there's always one or two guys who look like they're full-grown adults. Maybe they are! Police in Baldwin County, Georgia arrested Abay Holmes, 21, who had pretended to be a homeless 14-year-old and signed up for high school. WMAZ reported that "a woman in Milledgeville took in Holmes and he was enrolled virtually at Baldwin County High School." According to police, after a few days "Holmes became 'unruly' and the woman kicked him out of her home. Police were called when ...
Tags: Post, News, Education, Atlanta, Scams, Homelessness, High School, Cons, Holmes, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Milledgeville, Baldwin County, WMAZ, Georgia Military College, Baldwin County Georgia, Abay Holmes


Pupils and staff to wear face masks at Edinburgh school

Children and staff at James Gillespie's High School in Edinburgh must wear face coverings while moving between classes.
Tags: News, High School, Edinburgh, James Gillespie


Female high school e-sports teams are blazing a trail for girls in games

Nationwide, high schools are putting together all-female teams
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, High School, Esports


Your Perceptions Will Control Your Outcome and Life

In this article Harrison discusses that the meaning you give to things will control the quality of your life. How we feel about ourselves is all due to what we tell ourselves certain things will... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Suicide, Relationships, Careers, Success, Economy, High School, Basketball, Self Awareness, Breakup, Self Esteem, Assumptions, Popularity, High School Sports, Meaning, Job Loss


National Merit Scholarship announces final group of college-sponsored awards to LA County high school seniors

  Congratulations to 2020 high school seniors winning scholarships. (File photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG)   The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced on July 13 its second, and final, list of high school seniors who have been awarded college-sponsored scholarships. The first list was announced on June 3. Officials at each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The college-sponsored awar...
Tags: Education, College, Sport, Soccer, United States, Higher Education, High School, Universities, District Of Columbia, Local News, Arcadia, Scholarships, Los Angeles County, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


2020 graduates in Southern California receive Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship awards

  Congratulations to 2020 high school graduate scholarship winners in Southern California. (File photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)   The second annual Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship awards have been announced — and 10 recent 2020 high school graduates from around Southern California are recipients. The students will each receive $40,000 to study computer science at a university of their choice plus they will take part in a paid internship at Amazon after their freshma...
Tags: Amazon, California, Sport, Soccer, United States, Higher Education, High School, Local News, Scholarships, Puerto Rico, Southern California, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories PE, Keith Birmingham Pasadena Star News, Top Stories LBPT


The Pygmalion Effect and Setting Incredible Expectations for Your Career and Life

You will come across both people who believe in you and those who do not in your life; it is vital that you surround yourself with those who believe in you and what you can achieve. The beliefs of... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Goal Setting, High School, Life Lessons, Public School, Getting Ahead, Staying Positive, Corporate Attorney Job, Jobs Websites, Pygmalion, Pygmalion Effect, Setting Incredible Expectations, Your Career And Life


‘The God of High School’ Review: A Divinely Stylish Martial Arts Anime

The God of High School is the second Crunchyroll original anime to adapt a Korean webtoon, center its premise around a competition to win the reward of getting one’s wish granted, and feature the word “God” in its title. But unlike the otherworldly Tower of God, The God of High School is a much more recognizable twist on the action anime, marrying a mythic Dragon Ball-style story with your classic shounen tournament structure, and featuring some of the most fluid and crisp battle sequences you’...
Tags: Television, Movies, Earth, Features, High School, Tokyo, Anime, Seoul, Isao Takahata, Crunchyroll, Yuri, Han River, Dragon Ball, Goku, TV Reviews, Featured Stories Sidebar


"Let's Never Talk About This Again" is a touching memoir about birth, death, and dad's amateur erotica career

In 2012, I was given the privilege of performing my high school ska-punk hit song "Adam Wants A Blowjob" during a performance of Mortified in Brookline, Massachusetts. Mortified is a gloriously hilarious and cathartic evening of performance, wherein people perform excerpts from their actual, real-life high school and college journaling and other writing. It's embarrassing; it's touching; and it's utterly delightful. In the years since then, I've had the privilege of performing my absolute worst ...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Books, News, Porn, High School, Ira, Memoir, Non-fiction, New England, Sara, Adam, Portland Maine, Brookline Massachusetts, Boston New York, Alterman


Preparing For Med School: 5 Things High School Students Can Do Right Now

Medical school is highly competitive, so if you know that you want to pursue a career in medicine, beginning to prepare in high school will put you at an advantage over the rest of your peers. Early preparation can consist of focusing your high school education in the sciences, while also working or volunteering part-time among medical professionals. Tutoring and test prep can also help prepare high school students for pursuing med school by raising test scores. Considering these different opti...
Tags: Startups, New York, Education, Ap, High School, Career Advice, Others, American Heart Association, AHA, Med School


DBE: 95% of schools to open on June 8

After a week’s delay, the basic education minister said the majority of schools are ready to open, but added that ‘the golden rule is, there will be no school that will resume, if not ready to do so’ The post DBE: 95% of schools to open on June 8 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, High School, Mpumalanga, Openaccess, Eastern Cape, Angie Motshekga, Lockdown, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Basic Education, Matric, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Corona Lead, Bonakele Majuba, Rand Water


Openly Gay South Carolina Student Banned From Graduation for Wearing Pants Instead of a Dress

A South Carolina teen and Class of 2020 graduate says she was banned from walking at her high school graduation because she wore pants instead of a dress On Tuesday (Jun. 2), Dynasia Clark, a senior from Lamar High School School in Darlington County, was preparing to walk the stage and become an official high school graduate. But just before the ceremony, which was held outside to adhere to social distancing standards amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Clark was told she would not be allowed to walk wi...
Tags: News, Teens, Students, Abc, Gay, High School, Graduation, Jazz, Lgbtq, South Carolina, Clark, Darlington County, Dynasia Clark, Lamar High School School, Darlington County School District, Lamar High School


National Merit Scholarship announces college-sponsored awards to LA County high school seniors

  Socially distant driveway graduation greeting on Saturday, May 23, 2020. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)   The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced today its first of two lists of high school seniors who have been awarded college-sponsored scholarships. The second group will be announced on July 13. Corporate-sponsored merit scholarships winners were announced on April 22. These awards are renewable for up to four years of college undergraduate study ...
Tags: Education, College, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Higher Education, High School, Universities, Local News, Usc, Scholarships, Los Angeles County, San Fernando, LA County, San Fernando Valley


City of San Fernando announces college scholarships for 10 students in fifth annual program

  Cap of a graduate in 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   The City of San Fernando’s Education Commission has announced the 2020 scholarship recipients in the city’s fifth annual scholarship program. This year the commission is awarding a total of $5,000 in scholarships. Students who live, attend school or whose parents live in the city of San Fernando were eligible to apply for the scholarships. The scholarships were open to graduating h...
Tags: Education, College, Sport, Soccer, High School, Local News, Usc, Scholarships, Los Angeles California, San Fernando, Cesar Chavez, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Mike Garcia, Education Commission, Top Stories LADN