If you want to have respectful relationships with the teenagers in your classroom, here are some ways to achieve optimal success:
1. Treat them like people.
That's the whole list. High school students are people-- sometimes more impulsive, sometimes more raw, hopefully far less jaded, but people nonetheless.
Talk to them like human beings, ones who can have good days and bad days, ones who can say inappropriate things sometimes, and ones who are just trying to figure everything out, just like everyone else.
Let's not complicate things.