Congratulations to National Scholastic winners!

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Last week, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards announced their national medalists via the online submission form. Students across the country won gold and silver medals in multiple writing categories and artistic categories. Being a part of the Scholastic experience as an educator and a judge has been a truly rewarding experience, and I would encourage any teenager to be … Read More

Being 16 in 2016

jlsNewsLeave a Comment Take Part, an online magazine focused on social issues and activism, created a documentary page on sixteen young women from all over the world. When I came across this, I was stuck by the similarities in the teenage experience. In my work with teenagers, I find that many feel isolated and unheard. But many also feel exhilarated at all … Read More