Everyone is bound by the words they speak, and the words they leave unspoken. In this world you can’t be weak, or you collapse and fall, under the pressure of it all. The best day that could ever happen to you, is if you love yourself and someone else does too. This person doesn’t care … Continue reading What You Leave Unspoken
Having completed today such an extended, in-depth project, I am, of course, contemplating your ELF essays and presentations. First off, congratulations to the students in Periods 2 and 7 whose projects received the most points in today’s voting. In Period 2, the winning idea is to create a school store, which, while it is a good idea, … Continue reading ELFish Musing
Will the ivory hunt ever stop? Since the 18th century, poachers have been killing elephants and taking their tusks for money. The tusks contain a mineral called ivory, which is incredibly expensive. It’s worth a lot of money. Many groups are trying to prevent this, but will it work? China is responsible for most of … Continue reading Musing for 3/31/14
This weekend my family and I went to Atlantic City. We stayed at this huge hotel for just one night since my parents just came for the concert they were having that night. My parents left to the concert and kept us in the hotel room with my older brother in charge. Later that night, … Continue reading Merry Monday Musings
I remember the time that I went to Disney land. I was about 3 years old and my grandpa was talking to me in a Donald Duck voice, his favorite disney character was Donald Duck. He goes “Hey do you want something to eat?” I said “Ya grandpa, can you please buy me a banana? … Continue reading Monday Musings #2
Over this weekend my dogs killed a harmless little animal, once again. It was about 10 o’clock on Friday night, and we let the dogs outside for about 20 minutes. I have two very interesting dogs, Russ and Bear. Russ is the fat,lazy 90 pound dog and Bear is the ferocious 20 pound dog. We … Continue reading Monday Musings: The Little, Dead Possum
Life. such a simple term with such a complex meaning. What is life? According to Google, life is “the existence of an individual human being of animal.” That seems so cold and hard. I always imagined life to be a term full of color and warmth. To me it means to be alive and surrounded … Continue reading Monday Musing
We always use the empty words, but most actions are just accidents. So do we tell a little lie, or later take it back with us? My head is heavy with the weight of the world, my feet can barely carry me. As my leather boots begin to tear, my heart floats farther out to … Continue reading To the Silenced Lips and the Reckless Minds
The waves crashed on the shore spraying salt in my mouth. I could’ve sworn it was whispering my name. The wind blew my hair back as I braced myself for the cold water that was about to be surrounding me. I hurled my arms forward trying to spread myself as far as possible. I stay, … Continue reading Monday Musings: Bitten
My mom does everything she can for me . She drives me around for my sports. What I ever I do she supports me. I am who I am, because of my mom. She always tries to make me a better person. I study hard to make her happy. I want her to feel, as … Continue reading Monday Musings
I remember the time that I dropped my brother off at college. We woke up at six in the morning. We had a long car ride and got stuck in traffic. The bricks were a light brown on every building. Until it started raining the bricks slowly faded to a dark brown while we were … Continue reading Monday Musings #1
I am going to write this muse on dogs. People seem to choose the dogs that are the most similar to their personality type. By doing this, people basically select their own personality test, but subconsciously. I, personally think that simply by seeing the breed of dog a person has, you can get a sneak … Continue reading My Monday Muse
A student in Sixth Period today asked a great question. He asked, in response to hearing the details of this assignment, what my muse was. I had to think about that. What inspires or, to a lesser degree, compels me to write? The unfortunate truth, nowadays, is deadlines. I have always enjoyed writing. I don’t … Continue reading Monday Musings: What’s My Muse?
The Crimean Crisis of 2014 has ended! The armies of Russia have withdrawn and annexed Crimea. Why, though? The country of Ukraine has been dealing with protests due to civil unrest and government corruption. The protests have mostly taken place in Kiev. The military attacked protesters with guns and bombs, not unlike the Egyptian Revolutions … Continue reading Musing for 3/24/14
Electronics during the school hours has come a long way since this idea was first introduced. One main electronic that has kids begging for their parents to buy for them is the tablet. Made by apple, microsoft, even amazon have began noticing the profit in electronics and made their own unique tablet. Some schools have … Continue reading Should tablets be used in the classroom?
Sports teams should not sell their naming rights. The whole point of having your own home stadium is so your team has a special place for them to play. By selling the rights of stadiums away, you are taking your home arena and giving it to a company that has nothing to do with sports … Continue reading Naming Rights Essay
Since the start of industrialization in the early 20th century, new technology has changed our lifestyles. How ironic is it that the engine running this era of new things is so old? Fossil fuels have long powered both our country and the world, but now is the cause off its demise. To make it worse, … Continue reading Fossil Fuels: An Old Resource Powering Old Needs.
Don’t all schools want their students to perform to the best of their abilities? Don’t principals want everyone single one of their students to be getting A’s on all essays, homework assignments, tests, and quizzes? And principals definitely want their students to understand what the teachers point is. Well, having students, especially teenagers, waking up … Continue reading Start School Later