Mainichi: Rare records of A-bomb survey at Hiroshima junior high school in 1947 donated to museum

Mainichi: Rare records of A-bomb survey at Hiroshima junior high school in 1947 donated to museum . “Hiroshima Daiichi Junior High School was located approximately 850 meters from the hypocenter, and many students were working at munitions factories in and around the city when the atomic bomb was dropped on Aug. 6, 1945. According to the documents, a total of 1,334 students and staff were registered at the time, and more than half, or 727 were exposed to the A-bomb.”

KTVU: San Mateo High School prom sparks COVID outbreak

KTVU: San Mateo High School prom sparks COVID outbreak. “San Mateo High School students danced, ate and gave each other corsages at their prom this month at the Asian Art Museum. And then, at least 90 of them also got COVID as of Thursday, according to the district’s superintendent. Masks were strongly recommended at the April 9 prom, according to Supt. Kevin Skelly, but many students did not wear them.”

DigitalNC: New Issues of High Life Now Available

DigitalNC: New Issues of High Life Now Available. “Thanks to our partner, Greensboro History Museum, new issues of Greensboro High School’s (now Grimsley High School) student newspaper High Life are now available on our website. This batch fills in previous holes from 1921 all the way to 1974. A majority of the articles in the newspaper discuss school related news such as band concerts, athletics, student council elections, fundraisers, student achievements, opinions on life at GHS, and more.”

CNN: A high school in Texas opened a grocery store for struggling families where good deeds are accepted as payment

CNN: A high school in Texas opened a grocery store for struggling families where good deeds are accepted as payment. “A school in a small town in Texas has ignited hope across the community by opening a student-led grocery store to support families in need. Linda Tutt High School in Sanger launched the grocery store in November so students could purchase necessities including toilet paper, meat and basic food items. They pay for their purchases by earning points from good deeds.”

San Francisco Chronicle: Marin high school suspends in-person learning following ‘large’ student party

San Francisco Chronicle: Marin high school suspends in-person learning following ‘large’ student party. “A Catholic high school in Marin County suspended in-person instruction for two weeks after administrators learned of a large party hosted by students. The principal of Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield announced the suspension of in-person classes in a letter to parents posted on the school’s website, in an attempt to curb the potential spread of the coronavirus.”

CNN: Universities and high schools are readying high-tech ways to curb the spread of Covid-19

CNN: Universities and high schools are readying high-tech ways to curb the spread of Covid-19. “With the last school year upended by the pandemic and the start of the next school year months away, educators are weighing what they can do to safely welcome students back to classrooms. Some schools like Queen’s Grant High School are embracing bold — and sometimes controversial — technologies to help cut down on exposure to and spread of coronavirus. The methods range from trackable student IDs and ‘exposure alert’ apps to UV lights and thermal cameras that automatically perform temperature checks.”

Digital NC: List of Public North Carolina African American High Schools Enhances Efforts at Preserving Their History

Digital NC: List of Public North Carolina African American High Schools Enhances Efforts at Preserving Their History. “We help cultural heritage institutions scan high school yearbooks. To date we’ve added over 8,200 to DigitalNC. Less than 5% come from African American high schools*…. To highlight the rarity of these yearbooks and to possibly help locate more, we’ve created a list of the names and locations of all of the public African American high schools compiled from the North Carolina Educational Directory around the time that the schools were desegregated.”

DigitalNC: Issues of Lincoln High School’s student newspaper, The Lincoln Echo, now online at DigitalNC!

DigitalNC: Issues of Lincoln High School’s student newspaper, The Lincoln Echo, now online at DigitalNC!. “The school served the black community in Chapel Hill prior to integration. While incomplete, the materials within provide interesting insights into the concerns of Chapel Hill high school students during this pivotal moment in North Carolina history. The issues cover news topics like sports, facility renovations, and school events, as well as creative works by students and advertisements for local businesses.”

DigitalNC: Greensboro High School Student Magazines and Yearbooks Now Available on DigitalNC

Digital NC: Greensboro High School Student Magazines and Yearbooks Now Available on DigitalNC. “A new batch of over two dozen yearbooks from Greensboro High School has been digitized and made available on DigitalNC, courtesy of our partner, the Greensboro History Museum. Dating from 1910 to 1958, this collection includes annual yearbooks, a 1906 copy of the Greensboro High School Magazine, and several issues of Homespun, Greensboro High School’s literary magazine dating back to the 1920s and 1930s.”

Digital NC: North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics student newspaper now available

Digital NC: North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics student newspaper now available. “You can now browse through 175 issues of The Stentorian, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics’ (NCSSM) student-run newspaper. NCSSM is a residential high school located in Durham, NC. It was founded in 1980 to provide a two-year public education to high school students focusing on science, math, and technology.”

Ubergizmo: Facebook Reportedly Developing Slack-Like Messenger For High Schools

Ubergizmo: Facebook Reportedly Developing Slack-Like Messenger For High Schools. “So we know that Facebook has a Messenger designed for kids but apparently their interest in developing more products for kids has not ended there. According to a report from TNW, it seems that the social network is trialing out High School Networks for Messenger, which apparently is a Slack-like communications platform designed for high schools.” What could POSSIBLY go wrong?