High School

Dreamstime
Suzanne Monaghan
February 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's the time of year when high school seniors wait to hear if they've been accepted to their choice colleges. However, what should be an exciting experience is overwhelmed by angst for many. The pressure to get accepted into a top college is causing mental health...
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Football practice.
Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
February 14, 2019 - 3:51 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to make high school football safer, officials in New Jersey are limiting the amount of contact allowed during practice. Starting this year, coaches will only have 15 minutes per week for live tackling drills during the football season and six hours total of...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
February 08, 2019 - 3:31 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The movement to start high school later is gaining steam. The push to change start times is based on sleep studies that show the average sleep cycle during adolescence shifts about two hours later. “The rhythms of the students is they are still going...
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A football coach at a high school in South Jersey has been arrested. The Burlington County Prosecutors Office say he had sex with a student.
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.
Andrew Kramer
February 07, 2019 - 7:06 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A football coach at a high school in South Jersey has been arrested. The Burlington County Prosecutors Office say he had sex with a student. Mark Kinney, 31, of Clementon, has been charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and official...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All 49 of the School District of Philadelphia's high schools currently have walk-through metal detectors, but three schools don't use them. The School District of Philadelphia is considering making metal detectors required at the entrances to all district high schools...
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A local act of hate which has garnered national attention, brings a community together as they find out about just what's going on with the investigation.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 02, 2019 - 9:38 pm
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County community comes together to find out more about an investigation into notes filled with hate speech that were sent to residents and left neighbors outraged. The letters in question were sent out by high school students to homes in Swarthmore and...
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PennDot is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety.
Dreamstime
Justin Udo
December 22, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is holding a contest asking for ninth to 12th-graders to send them ideas of innovative ways they can better help keep the roads...
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In this image taken from a Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 video provided by SNJTODAY.COM, Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson gets his hair cut courtside minutes before his match in Buena, N.J., after a referee told Johnson he would forfeit his b
Michael Frankel/SNJTODAY.COM via AP
December 21, 2018 - 7:43 pm
BUENA, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school wrestler had his dreadlocks cut off minutes before his match after a referee told him to lose the hairstyle or forfeit his bout. An SNJ Today reporter tweeted video of Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson getting his hair cut court-side. He...
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Dreamstime
Suzanne Monaghan
September 14, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For high school seniors, fall is the time to start applying to colleges. The process can be confusing and overwhelming for students and parents. The first thing to consider is location and campus atmosphere, says Davin Sweeney of Collegewise. "The overwhelming...
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