Grace Lee

Grace Lee

Grace Lee is the Editor-in-Chief of her high school paper and a Student Advisory Board member at High School Insider. As a journalist, she loves to uplift youth voices through feature articles. Her latest column, Teens Now, highlights teens who have created change in their communities through various approaches. Through this column, she hopes to uplift the voices of youth and encourage more teen changemakers to make a difference in their community. Reach out at gracelee1502@gmail.com!
Virtual learning didn’t stop L.A. Braille Institute

Virtual learning didn’t stop L.A. Braille Institute

What used to be a classroom full of enthusiastic students has now turned into a screen featuring boxes of students’ faces. But, the energy in the room is the same nonetheless. Since its founding in 1919, the Braille Institute has established seven centers around...

17-year-old Bryce Wettstein skates her way to the Tokyo Olympics

17-year-old Bryce Wettstein skates her way to the Tokyo Olympics

Bryce Wettstein isn’t a stranger to the world of professional skateboarding. The 17-year-old has grown up competing at various competitions while juggling the additional pressures of being in high school. However, this summer, Wettstein is entering uncharted waters....

L.A. Times journalist shares advice from his 50 year career

L.A. Times journalist shares advice from his 50 year career

L.A. Times journalist Doug Smith discussed his family’s legacy at the newspaper and talked writing tips with High School Insider summer interns Thursday. From his dimly lit office room, beside his robustly decorated bookcase and video-game invested grandson, Smith...

Tips on how to avoid burnout in high school

Tips on how to avoid burnout in high school

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. As students go into the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year, avoiding burnout can be a real challenge — especially for those continuing to learn from a...

Gen Z and politics

Gen Z and politics

Sociologist Roger Hart developed the idea of the Ladder of Young People's Participation in his book, Children's Participation: The Theory and Practice of Involving Young Citizens In Community Development and Environmental Care. This ladder describes the eight degrees...