It’s still sunny season...and the livin’ should be super easy, right? Except it just hasn’t felt that way. Here’s how to slow things down so you can *actually* bliss out for what’s left of this break.
SUNNY STRESS #1
YOUR CALENDAR’S ZANY
School’s out but somehow your planner ended up more packed than ever. No wonder you feel as fried as an egg on July asphalt.
SAVE YOUR SUMMER: Feel like break has been more frenzied than fun? Time to prioritize. A summer science class that will up your chances of making honors next year? Keep it. Not grooving on beach volleyball, but joined a league because all your friends did? Quit—and cheer from the sidelines for a few games instead.
SUNNY STRESS #2
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The only workout motivation you'll ever need
Because maybe you’re doing it for the wrong reasons?
TURN YOUR BEDROOM INTO THE cutest place ON EARTH
THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF… COLOR
Reclaim your summer
We interrupt this back-to-school issue to remind you: You are still on vacay!
PLEASE,LET'S ALL DITCH BEING A DOORMAT
BEING NICE IS GREAT—BUT IT COULD ALSO MEAN YOU NEVER PUT YOURSELF FIRST. HERE’S HOW TO GET STRONG AND ASSERTIVE IN SIX SMART STEPS.
Shay Her Own Way
THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB BREAKOUT STAR AND EMERGING STYLE ICON IS HIGH-KEY RELATABLE. (HER STUDY TIPS? ON POINT.)
HOW TO TURN YOUR CLOTHES INTO CASH
Because the trend you’re *so* over = someone else’s treasure.
The 6 guy friends you need in your life
Newsflash: Guys can make great friends. If you’ve never buddied up with a boy, you’ll be surprised at just how much pal potential they have. Not only are guys fun to hang with (hello, less drama) but they open up your world to some awesome opportunities *and* a different (and sometimes more straightforward) take on life.
ODE TO AWKWARD
A group of us went to a lake. My crush was there and I wanted to impress him by being spontaneous, so when my BFF dared me to jump in first, I went for it. I felt something slimy and thought it was a snake, so I started screaming. Turns out it was just some algae.
Is Your Summer Crush Going To Last?
It happens so fast: suddenly the pool is closed, school’s about to start and (gulp) it’s time to get over that summer crush…or is it?
12 Underrated Reasons To Love School
Early alarms and pop quizzes aside, the truth is that school *is* actually pretty awesome. Here are 12 reasons why…
The ESPN studio host and sideline reporter isn’t just the most stylish personality in sports broadcasting. She’s one of its best prepared and most determined.
TO THE BEACH WITH APRIL ROSS
Back in 2016, we interviewed 2 X Team USA Beach Volleyball Olympic Medalist April Ross after her Bronze win at the Olympic Games in Rio.
POISE UNDER PRESSURE
Youth icon, sportswoman, and multi-award recipient, P.V. SINDHU has many national and international titles under her belt, the latest being the 2019 World Badminton Championships. A never-say-never attitude, a magnetic smile and twinkling eyes, she is an epitome of humbleness and graceful poise. Here she speaks with SATYA SAHAY at the inauguration of the P.V. Sindhu Badminton Academy at the Lalaji Memorial Omega International School in Chennai.
Mariner Teams Cruise To Conference Championships
CASTINE—It was a busy weekend of North Atlantic Conference championships, with men’s and women’s soccer championships, as well as volleyball, all being played on the Maine Maritime Academy campus.
Quarterfinal win historic for GSA volleyball team
BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy volleyball team made history on October 26 when they took a 3-0 win over Machias for the program’s first ever playoffwin.
Keeping It Whole With Lara Merriken
We sat down with Lara Merriken, founder of LÄRABAR which is known for its bars that are comprised of fruits, nuts, and spices as well as their plant-based protein bars.
Built One Sunday At A Time
Aparent's time is limited, especially if you’ve got a son playing football at Syracuse University and a daughter playing volleyball at University of Alabama.
GSA Volleyball Team Digs In For Comeback Win
BLUE HILL—What takes a team from last place two seasons ago to the top spot in Class C for the 2019 season? For the George Stevens Academy volleyball team, it has taken drive, determination, patience, and a comeback win against Narraguagus on October 7.
Toughness Key For GSA's Volleyball Success
BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy volleyball team has not lost a match since September 27 and has only dropped two sets in five matches.
Toughness Key For GSA's Volleyball Success
BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy volleyball team has not lost a match since September 27, and has only dropped two sets in five matches.