stories for teen
As I said before, being a teenager isn’t all happy and fun. Most of the time, you’re living an extreme nightmare. Adults place higher expectations on you as you get older. The peer pressure starts to kick in, along with backstabbing. As you start to gain friends, you lose friends as well. The mood swings come and go. To make matters worse, you receive more homework. That’s a nightmare!
As a teen, I–and probably many others–love the sweets teenhood brings. You are given more freedom from your parents. You can actually have some privacy with the freedom you have. The talents you have start to strengthen and become sharp. I’ve noticed my writing becoming more descriptive and in depth. Also, you can get a job and earn your own money. Of course, you have to get parental consent before doing so.
A young man pampered by his rich dad always, was going to graduate next week. Few weeks before he saw a very beautiful sports car…
Once an old man living who used to live in small village who was invited by his son to visit Mumbai who was a successful…
Most teens have no true understanding about their digital dependency. Many assume they can multitask while driving, send a text quickly, surf the internet for an address or just answer a call. Repercussions are an afterthought, but those quick seconds can change everything. For teens who fail to grasp the dire circumstances of cradling the phone behind the wheel, here are real life stories and statistics that show the horrors, devastation and ramifications of the smartphone distraction and the macabre prevalence of texting and driving deaths:
Smartphone ownership statistics showcase the prominence of these devices, but what they also illustrate is the focal need for connectivity in our lives. Almost every teen has a smartphone, and this allows for constant and instant access to their social world; information and even entertainment is merely a tap away, and built in cameras snap memories that serve to document every action or inaction. Today’s teens have grown up with technology, and the digital world has become a necessity and a given. Phones and devices follow everywhere, and, unfortunately, their presence even has taken a front seat in the car.
WHAT’S NEXT: Annie plans to compete collegiately and study physical therapy to help other people in similar situations make the same glorious comeback she did.
WHAT’S NEXT: Chloe was too young to go to the Olympics in Sochi last year (since you have to be 16 to compete), but based on her historic performance at the X Games, we’re crossing our fingers that we’ll see her at the winter games in 2018!
High School 11th/12th Grade Winners: