Tag: teens

First jobs influence students of MSD

First jobs influence students of MSD

Growing up comes with a lot of opportunities, responsibilities and commitments. In the teenage years, one begins to prepare for what people call “the real world.” Getting a job teaches someone how to deal with others, grasp social skills and gain a good work ethic. At many establishments, it’s required that employees are at least 16 years old. This means a lot of […]

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The girls of the 3rd generation of Project 1841

Local students help foster teens

For many teenagers, turning 18 is seen as a time of celebration, a mark of the first day of adulthood. However, it’s not all celebration when one turns 18— teenagers in foster care age out of the system at age 18, bringing fears of finding a place to live and acquiring basic needs for independence to this birthday. That is […]

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“#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” Review

“#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” Review

Parents, teachers, and teenagers alike received a reality check on Monday, Oct. 5, with the airing of “#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens,” a CNN special report on how social media is changing the way teens are growing up, hosted by Anderson Cooper. The two-year investigation followed 200 eighth graders at eight different schools in six states around the […]

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