Barack Obama strolled down the long halls of the Louvre Museum, captivated by the beauty of all of the stunning paintings and art. He gazed above him at the scenes painted on the ceiling. He felt so at home, in this beautiful museum, surrounded by these historical paintings. But something was missing. Barack turned to … Continue reading Free Write: Jenna S.
I really hope that Covid ends soon- I miss hanging out with my friends and normal life. It’s also kind of hard to believe that November is almost done, along with 2020. I hope that when 2020 eventually ends, that it goes back to semi-normal, but not completely, because a virus doesn’t just go away … Continue reading Free Write: Normal Life- Poppy M.
Have you ever wondered what life would be like if this virus never happened? This may seem like a pretty random question, which it is, but it’s an interesting one to ask. But just think about what this virus will impact for the rest of our lives. For example, will we ever have another snow … Continue reading Free Write Henry T.
The night was dark and foreboding as Josh and I struggled with what we were about to do. I knew in my gut what would happen, I knew that we should’ve gone home and forgotten about all of this, unfortunately I didn’t listen to my gut. Most people doing what we were about to do … Continue reading Free Write : The Handicapped
Another repeat. Wake up and get ready for the day. Nowhere to go, though. My house, once my home, is now my prison. Now there’s Zoom where we can sit and listen. Confined is normal, isolation is the trend. There is nothing to do except type and hit send. We are all alone, heads in … Continue reading Another Repeat – Anneliese S.
(DISCLAIMER: THIS IS PART OF A STORY) I can’t take it anymore said Carlos. We have been stuck in this bunker for nine years now. Ever since covid-19 started nothing has been normal. Come down, Carlos said. Tom, we are lucky we are alive. If Uncle Joe wasn’t so crazy we would have never been … Continue reading Free Write: Coronavirus By Sebastian Z
I woke up to the waves crashing against the side of the boat and the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove. Splash!!! Sizzle!!! Splash!!! Sizzle!!! “Girls, breakfast is ready come and get it while its fresh.” Mom shouted as she knocked on are doors. “Coming” I responded with a slight voice crack of my … Continue reading Free Write – Brooke B.
This year had been a crazy, dramatic, and stressful year and no one expected it to turn out this way but just in case you forgot here is a recap of all of the events that I remember plus my take on them: Australia faced their most devastating wildfire season starting in December and into … Continue reading Free Write: Recap of 2020 By Helena G.
It was a cold bitter morning just like every other February morning. What was unique about today was that I was going on vacation to a country in Central America called Costa Rica. Excitement flowed through my body as I thought of seeing my cousins in Costa Rica. I warmed up from the heater in … Continue reading Free Write-Lucas S.
Your 7 now, you feel invincible, and so motivated, that nothing is impossible. Then your 5 feet above ground hanging on for dear life. Your hands are being blistered, and the only place you wanna look is up. And yet, you look down, and you’re a million feet above the ground. Your light … Continue reading I’ll Try Again Next Year- Sophie-Marie
As a kid me and my cousins would go to an island every year in Branford called Pot Rock. It was a pretty place surrounded by rocks and filled with beach roses and lush trees. It had two main parts connected by a small lagoon that had a sandbar. We would sometimes go down there … Continue reading Free Write: The Crossing by Sophie P.
“Now welcome to the mat D-14 Falcons Cheer”. I woke up from a very scary dream about my competition. My friends and I got up and went downstairs to get breakfast but I couldn’t help being nervous and scared. I kept thinking this is nationals we have to bring everything to get first and be … Continue reading Free Write – Lexi F.
Some people think dirtbikes are loud, oily and disgusting vehicles but I think dirtbikes are freedom. I think dirtbikes are a way to escape. I recently sold my red, Honda CR 85 dirtbike. Although I didn’t realize it before, I have realized how dirtbiking was a big part of me. It was something I could … Continue reading My View of Freedom
Okay I know that Covid-19 is bad, wait a second let me rephrase that it has been a complete disaster and I am not saying that the whole thing is going to have some miraculous side effect. Nor am I going to talk about how we should look at Covid-19 … Continue reading Free Write, Owen F.
I arived at the beach with my friends and family, I look out to the ocean. “wow those waves are big” I said. We set up our towels and umbrellas. I went straight to the ocean with my boogie board. I was sitting out in the waves waiting for the perfect one to ride all … Continue reading Free write
So to start off this story I wanted to talk about how being fast and athletic can get you almost anything you could ever want in life. It really surprises me to find out people think it’s just a “game” when really any sport/activity you could get really good at will get you … Continue reading Jesse C.-Free Write/Real Life Experiences
If I am to write a story I would use a computer. But no, to be authentic would be to use paper. But I cant write with a pen, what if a mistake is made? So I must use a pencil. My mechanical pencil is orange and white. Orange and black would be best, because … Continue reading Free Write
2020 has been quite the year. Before I wrote this in the blog, I decided to read what some of my piers wrote, and 2020 seems to be a common topic. But, I would still like to share my story. My family and I decided to move from a small town in northern Montana to … Continue reading Free Write: 2020 – Jade D
We heard that my mom’s friend had one puppy so we drove to NC to see two of the puppies she had. We packed all our stuff and headed to the highway. We were so excited to see them for the first time. We arrived at the house, and as soon as we went inside … Continue reading Free Write – Kailey B
Boredom. It’s all I felt as I stared up hopelessly and watched as the dome of the Roswell planetarium was lit up by projections. By the time I zoned out of the 30 minute show they were talking about Rome, I was struggling to piece together how it was all related. It all felt vague. … Continue reading Free Write