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Thoughts of Suicide

by  , Youth Reporter from South Shore School of Leadership

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by a youth reporter who is a graduate of the Urban Youth International Journalism Program.

Imagine coming home from school and turning on the television to see a classmate you said good morning to has committed suicide.

Something like this can happen.

Many students find themselves in this situation everyday. According to SAVE, a suicide prevention organization, for youth between the ages of 15 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death in America.

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Mayor Daley Visits South Shore High School

by  , Youth Reporter from South Shore School of Leadership

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by a youth reporter who is a graduate of the Urban Youth International Journalism Program.

“Stop the code of silence: Silence kills” was the message Mayor Richard M. Daley wanted to get out to the public Feb. 9, 2010.

South Shore High School library was jammed packed as news crew set up their cameras to document the mayor’s press conference.

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Mohawks

by  , Youth Reporter from South Shore School of Leadership

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by a youth reporter who is a graduate of the Urban Youth International Journalism Program.

Watch out! It’s a plane! It’s a bird! No … It’s a new haircut?

Mohawks are taking South Shore School of Leadership by storm.

Stefan Robertson, a senior at South Shore School of Leadership, said he wears Mohawks because they are different.

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