The high school senior shared on Facebook that he would perform the "Facebook Egg Challenge," in which a person cracks a raw egg on the head of an unsuspecting victim, or even themselves, if his post received 300 comments.
A hard copy of the photo, taken at a goodbye party of an assistant principal leaving the district, was stored in a counselor's desk, where a student found it and then shared it on social media.
"The thing is, Kathryn has Down syndrome, so you can look at her and see that she has a disability," the student's mother said. "But it says nothing about what her capabilities are. She can read the rules. She can follow the rules.”
In the week leading up to the event, posters to raise awareness were also torn down by other students.
“These ‘items’ in the past were things that were stripped from his ancestors in an attempt to assimilate Native people," says the student's mother.
"American Airlines won’t help us with accommodations for the night with anything other than a 'discount'," a coach of the students' team said.
The teenager was arrested for video voyeurism, which is a felony. Anyone convicted of this crime must register as a sex offender.
A Houston mother was barred from enrolling her daughter in high school after an administrator wouldn't let her on the property in her outfit.
When Nelson agreed to donate stem cells for a teenager in France, he told student reporters at his high school, "If it’s just a little bit of pain for a little bit of time that can give someone years of joy, it’s all worth it."
Students voiced many reasons for spending their Friday night inside their school, but one reason was apparent, it made them feel safe.
Lake Ridge High School Principal Brandon Johnson sent an email to parents regarding the video: "There is no acceptable excuse or explanation for behaviors or speech that promote racism."
A high schooler is “so genuinely mortified and sorry” after facing backlash for the way she asked her date to a school dance – with a poster that read “If I was black, I’d be picking cotton. The 17-year-old Seattle, Wash., student, whom Yahoo Lifestyle will not name because neither she nor her father could not be reached for comment, asked her date Ian to Issaquah High School‘s “Tolo” dance on Saturday (for which girls asked boys to attend) with the letterboard. A photo of the couple holding the poster made it to Snapchat, and ultimately school officials.
On top of being blatantly racist, it's not even an original thought, as this exact message prompted backlash last year during prom season at a number of different high schools.
The superintendent has banned cheerleading awards after the American Civil Liberties Union did an investigation into the "gag" superlatives.
"It was blatant racism, pure straight racism," a student at New York City's Eleanor Roosevelt High School reportedly said.
"It felt amazing to be recognized for who I am — not who I am perceived to be," Georgia teen Dex Frier tells Yahoo Lifestyle
A hospice patient had one final wish: to see his daughter graduate from high school.
A New Jersey high school student who said his support of President Donald Trump was the reason he was not inducted into the National Honor Society has been invited to the White House — and he found out by checking his spam mail.
The referee who forced a high school wrestler to either cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match is now claiming that he was defamed and is owed $100,000 in damages.
The new prom king, Edgar, was happily surprised when presented with the crown after another student "stepped down from the honor" and asked that Edgar be crowned instead.
A student pointed out that a group of 50 boys had circulated the list for a year before another female student saw it open on a laptop in class.