I finish putting on my dark blue bathing suit and turn my head to look at Faye. I notice that we both have the same emotions of exhilaration and excitement at the same time. She turns her head to me, “Ready to go?” she sighs. “Ready.” I say confidently, deciding to ignore the few butterflies … Continue reading Free-Write (alex m)
It was a cold day when I was at the ear doctor with my mom. A tall building I looked up to as I closed the car door. I was so nervous because every time I go here something hurts and they almost never help me fix it. This doctors office was a typical doctors … Continue reading Free Write- Surgery
(DISCLAIMER- this is only part of a story)¨C´mon Macy this isn’t funny anymore¨ That´s one of the last things I ever said to Macy Green. We were in the beginning of our freshman year. The group was Macy Green, Adam Kage, and me Danielle also known as Danni. ¨So freshman’s, dang we´re growing up too … Continue reading Free write – Still alive
“Unexpected!” by Fariha K. A new day arrived – as always. It was an extraordinary, wonderful day at the prime of the world, Disneyland! The weather in California was simply delightful, and a new adventure awaited my family and I. Unfortunately, it was our last day in California, and after a lengthy time at every … Continue reading FW: Week 1, Day 1
We arrived at the campsite on October twenty third around six. The sky was slowly turning light grey with blue speckles scattered like a painting on a canvas. Autumn definitely made a large imapact on this area of Connecticut. With cold winds blowing to the east-west. It was snowing leaves! My friend and I dicided … Continue reading Free Write – Emily C. “Camping”
It was late in the spring, around May. I was about to land in Florida. I had been on the plane for what felt like hours. Finally, we landed and my brother and I jumped out of our seats because we were so happy. After what felt like another 3 hours we had arrived at … Continue reading Free Write- Trip to Florida
The Coronavirus ruined 2020. As if we didn’t have enough to deal with, physically and mentally, a virus was started and spread to the U.S. Within a blink of an eye, we went into quarantine. Being locked up with my family for 6 months was not the ideal situation. I wasn’t allowed to see any … Continue reading Free Write: The Global Pandemic
It was a warm, sunny day in August of 2018 when I was getting ready to go to Vancouver. The place was suggested by my dad, who had been there multiple times for his business, and he said that it was a lovely and beauteous place. I packed my suitcase with everything I needed to … Continue reading Free Write: One Stamp Away From Vancouver
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.