About Articles:Each week KWHS publishes informative articles on topics from business to entrepreneurship to college. The stories are written specifically for high school students.
- Calling all West Coast HS educators: Apply now for the @WhartonHS - @PwC_LLP #finlit seminar! The deadline is here! bit.ly/13SCfe2 - 1 week ago
- Thank you to all the HS teachers who helped make the #KWHS #investment challenge a success! @agreberman @dancingzee #thankateacher - 1 week ago
- Congrats to the winners of our Investment Challenge! Centsational from Bodine HS and Superiority Investment from Montgomery Blair HS #finlit - 1 week ago
- @WhartonHS and @PwC_LLP are offering a free #finlit seminar in San Francisco! HS educators apply by 5/9 at bit.ly/17tlE2i #hsbfr - 1 week ago
- Attn Educators! Upcoming @WhartonHS and @PwC_LLP seminar will teach #finlit for the HS classroom—learn more: bit.ly/17tlE2i #hsbfr - 2 weeks ago
What’s in a number? If you believe Mensa, numbers can indicate genius. Neha Ramu, 13, recently topped great thinkers like Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in an IQ test. She sat down with KWHS to talk about her many interests and the career track she plans to pursue. Ramu’s love of learning ultimately defines her.
The Week in Review:
Word out of Washington, D.C., this week is that GDP is on the rise. What does that mean for the economy and your financial and job prospects? High school economics whiz Robin Li and others demystify the significance of Gross Domestic Product.
Today, April 22, is Earth Day. KWHS talked with young people from Massachusetts to Mumbai, India, to learn about their passion and commitment to global environmental issues such as overuse of plastic bottles, fracking, the global water crisis and solar energy, to name a few of their concerns. it is a testament to the influence of youth activists everywhere.
Come May 1, students will be deciding which college they plan to attend in the fall. In this essay, KWHS guest columnist Casey Slide, who has a background in industrial engineering and writes about money management, careers and education on Money Crashers Personal Finance, discusses in-demand career fields and their related college majors.
The Week in Review:
In March, some of the country’s most innovative high school seniors traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Intel Science Talent Search 2013. KWHS spoke with $100,000 winner Sara Volz, a teen from Colorado, about biofuel, algae and building a laboratory in her bedroom.
Social media (think Twitter, Facebook, YouTube) are transforming publishing as we know it. As a result, the field of journalism is also changing, adapting to the need for more tech-savvy writers and editors. Journalists today must be multi-talented – penning both feature stories as well as captivating their readers in 140 characters or less.