The Bison at Blue Mounds State Park wallow in a dust bowl to keep cool and rid themselves of pesky bugs during the hot summer months. It started as a game among teens in the halls of Century Middle School: Boys snapped photos of girls' butts and forwarded them to their classmates. Then the mischief moved to the locker room of the Lakeville school, where two girls were unknowingly photographed while partially undressed and the images spread rapidly from cellphone to cellphone.
There is a marked difference between how teen movies portray teenage girls and how adult movies view them. These are teenage girls who have storylines instead of spaghetti straps and barely-there skirts. The transition from child to adult in men is almost always treated with reverence in the media.
What can I do to stop this? I think adults at school are trying, but looks like nothing is working. I remember when I was in middle school and the fad was depantsing, but it was both the girls and the boys doing it.
Middle and high school students across the country shared their thoughts on gun violence with the NewsHour after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, one year ago. On average, there are about 13, deaths in the United States resulting from gun violence each year. Seventeen of those deaths were people I attended school with. People I passed in the halls everyday.
Moulton, who is 41, grew up about 20 miles away, in Concord, the state capital. Her mother managed a Walmart and her father repaired power-line transformers. She was a bold kid, the oldest of three, and would stride up to uniformed police officers to ask them about the things on their belts.
What makes mean girls mean? It's a question that has intrigued feminists, parents, and Hollywood for decades, but what do scientists have to say about this seemingly inevitable social phenomenon? The latest theories may blow your mind.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Out of the Ooze.
Even if you've never been bullied or harassed, chances are you know someone who has. Harassment can be a big problem for kids and teens, especially when smartphones, online messaging, and social media sites make it easy for bullies to do their thing. When bullying behavior involves unwanted sexual comments, suggestions, advances, or threats to another person, it's called sexual harassment or sexual bullying. Here's what you need to know and what you can do if you or someone you care about is being sexually harassed or bullied.
When I was putting this together, I was surprised by how many people from my own high school reached out to me. One of my own bullies, a popular girl from my grade, reached out to me and told me a story that was much worse than anything she ever did to me. She was was victim, too.