Dear Classmates, Recently, I finished reading Taking Flight, a 249-page memoir by Michaela DePrince. Michaela DePrince is a 22-year-old dancer with the Dutch National Ballet company. She was featured in the film First Position, following teens competing in the YAGP, or Youth America Grand Prix, the biggest ballet competition in the world. Michaela placed in … Continue reading Addisen: Letter Essay #6
This Time For a Good Reason The air feels thick as I trudge off the ski lift and onto the mountain coated with layers of freshly fallen snow. I am skiing with my family for the day, and there are a few trails that we have yet to go on, and I am ready even … Continue reading Addisen W.: Memoir
The Best Season of the Year The Best Season of the Year After school ended Excluding the work ahead For the months that would follow Underneath umbrellas In the pool Unlike the school year Outside was not cool Above us was sunshine Around us we’re friends After those months it would never end Before returning … Continue reading Addisen’s Prepositional Phrase Poem
Nutcracker As the curtain opens and Clara runs across the stage, holding her dimly-lit candle, the Nutcracker has officially began. All of our hard work and dedication is about to be shared with friends and family. Drosselmeyer gives Clara her Christmas present, a nutcracker, and she is astounded when he magically transforms into a prince, … Continue reading FFFW#5: Addisen
Dear Classmates, Recently, I finished reading Girl Online, a 344-page realistic fiction book by Zoe Sugg, an English vlogger and Internet personality, also known as Zoella on YouTube. Girl Online is the first book that Zoe Sugg has written, and it is accompanied by two other books in the series. The novel is a Young … Continue reading Addisen’s Letter Essay #2: Girl Online
Addisen Dependable, creative, energetic, independent Daughter of Jen and Adam and sister of Arden, Aidan, and Tyler Lover of imagination, traveling, and disney movies Who feels thankful for my family, friends, and the community I live in Who finds happiness in adventurous novels, the changing of seasons, and online shopping Who needs a boost of … Continue reading Bio Poem: Addisen W.