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As days pass, I will likely have moments in my life when I feel hopeless. There will be times when I try to work myself to death instead of facing my problems. But when that time comes, at least I will have watermelons.
Being a leader comes with the responsibility to be a driving force for progress.
All I need to change the world are the wandering minds of those out there who want a story to be told to them.
A daughter must make a choice about what remains of her father after his death. To take the pills that reveal his feelings or not?
Inspired by the poem “Forgetfulness” by Billy Collins, Allicea crafted this acrostic poem focusing on family.
Take a moment.
Life is, indeed, a beautiful thing.
It was 52 degrees outside, but it was warm. It was two weeks into fall that day, but I remember it was warm. There’s a lot of other things I remember about that day, too. Like how nervous I was, and how I shouldn’t have worn such an itchy sweater. But, it was my lucky […]
Forging ahead toward adulthood, starting with this special year.
A nameless mermaid would like you to tell the story of the Secret of the Sea.
Sometimes I spit in the face, of grammar? the relationship i and capital letters have is strained at best. My spelling is closer to alphebet suop than english vernacular. My essays lack formatting and are rarely Spectacular.All my writings and ideas lack real consistency. I have only one piece of advice to all who want […]
Tanner Lux wrote this poem using the emails, texts, and remembered snippets of conversations of Jim Thorpe Area High School’s Class of 2021.
Being creative reveals the designs you have created for your life. Don’t change them for anyone.
I’ve calmed down in recent years. I used to get into verbal fights, but I’ve learned to hold my punch lines. It’s not so easy – sometimes, they write themselves. I have a friend named Joy, who’s diagnosed with depression. I’ve taken a cooking class from a vegetarian kid named Hunter. Heck, my name is […]
Things may never go back to normal, so you may need to create a new normal.
People rarely change their values and beliefs unless influenced by a traumatic event.
Beware the people you become friends with, because they can turn on you.
A wealthy young person learns to appreciate what she has and the gift of bringing joy to others at Christimastime.
I was always a very funny and happy kid, and I had lots of friends. Then, when I turned 12, I started to feel differently. I was upset because I couldn’t do anything at all. Suddenly, it was almost my thirteenth birthday and my first year of middle school. I was in 7th grade, and […]
A high school student takes action to help people feel more positive during the pandemic, honoring her father in the process.
A middle school student learns a valuable life lesson: Power and influence can change someone for the worse, so don’t change who you are when you acquire power and influence.
Take a stand to protect our beautiful land, The mother of the fish and sharks, Tadpoles and frogs, Tigers and tigresses, Lions and lionesses, Branches and trees, Grass that is sometimes brown or green, But most importantly, you and I – Or rather you and me. You and I know of all the commotion going […]
Next time, before you spread a rumor, take a moment to think about what you are doing. If it can be this detrimental to a large human enterprise, consider how much worse it can be for a single person.
Tanner really likes the meatless burger offered by a popular fast-food restaurant.
The time has come to cast aside my training wheels…