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High Schools Push College, Students Not So Sure

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In four years of high school, students are expected to develop some idea of what comes after graduation, whether it’s enrolling in college or a trade school, enlisting in the military or joining the workforce. Panel discussions with area high school students last month found most students interviewed plan to attend college. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In four years of high school, students are expected to develop some idea of what comes after graduation, whether it’s enrolling in college or a trade school, enlisting in the military or joining the workforce. Panel discussions with area high school students last month found most students...

Stay or Leave? West Middlesex Students Participate in Panel

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Leaving the region may be a goal for many West Middlesex High School students, but 12th grader Luke Mantzell says the reality is, most won’t leave. “I feel like this is one of those towns that you always want to come back to,” Mantzell said. “We all say we want to […]

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Leaving the region may be a goal for many West Middlesex High School students, but 12th grader Luke Mantzell says the reality is, most won’t leave. “I feel like this is one of those towns that you always want to come back to,” Mantzell said. “We...

Sixth Graders Get Hands-on with Skilled Trades

WARREN, Ohio – Kwame Adams, a sixth grader at Lincoln PK-8 School, is familiar with skilled trades. His uncle is a plumber and works in construction. On Tuesday, Adams learned about those trades and more during the Mini Skilled Trades Expo at Warren G. Harding High School Some 360 sixth-grade students from the Warren City […]

WARREN, Ohio – Kwame Adams, a sixth grader at Lincoln PK-8 School, is familiar with skilled trades. His uncle is a plumber and works in construction. On Tuesday, Adams learned about those trades and more during the Mini Skilled Trades Expo at Warren G. Harding High School Some 360 sixth-grade...

Sharon Students Want to See the World

Student Panel: Case Avenue Elementary

In our Brain Gain panel discussion at Case Avenue Elementary in Sharon, students talk about their career aspirations and the reasons many of them would like to leave the area after graduation including college education, job opportunities and wanderlust.

Students Ask Older Generations to Give Them a Chance

LISBON, Ohio – Students from David Anderson Junior/Senior High School say stereotypes older generations have toward them of not wanting to work and being too focused on their phones are unfair, and they just want to be given a chance. “The current working generation and people closer to retirement that are a little leery of […]

LISBON, Ohio – Students from David Anderson Junior/Senior High School say stereotypes older generations have toward them of not wanting to work and being too focused on their phones are unfair, and they just want to be given a chance. “The current working generation and people closer to retirement that...

Cost of College Concerns Salem High School Students

SALEM, Ohio – A number of Salem High School students say they want to go to college and leave what they describe as a small, historic town that is not reflective of their desires, but financing that dream could be an obstacle. College tuition costs vary greatly and do not include books, housing, food and […]

SALEM, Ohio – A number of Salem High School students say they want to go to college and leave what they describe as a small, historic town that is not reflective of their desires, but financing that dream could be an obstacle. College tuition costs vary greatly and do not...