Class of 2011: Under Pressure

In this two-part report, Ioanna Roumeliotis presents a snapshot of the pressures high school students face upon graduation.

Part One: Under Pressure

We survey the graduating class of Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, Ont., about the pressures they feel as they leave high school. Ioanna follows three remarkable students from Glenforest, who face incredible obstacles with money, marks, and family issues.

Part Two: Pressure Release

Discover how one high school has introduced innovative stress-busting tools for young students.

Share your story with The National: Are you a recent high school graduate, or the parent of one? How do you cope with the pressures of high school?