By Lily

In a little while I will be going into 10th grade, and I can not decide if I am happy about that or not. Going back to school has always been a mixed bag for me. On one hand, I spent the last 2 and a half months…

By Lucas

During my last month of school, I conducted a study. In this study, I numbered how many times a “crude” or “disrespectful” joke was said. Over the course of thirteen days, I heard 40 of these “jokes”. Of these jokes, nineteen were about disabilities, such as Autism and…

Ugly. Fat. Stupid. These are words we, as human beings, have come to know as “normal”

Ugly. Fat. Stupid. These are words we, as human beings, have come to know as “normal”. We hear these words everyday. In the halls. On social media. Even in our homes. Is it ever…

Or how a mother has hard time to accept that her daughter did something bad

By Vanessa Frances

“Get over it,” she spat in my face, her bare feet soiled by the mud of the soccer field, narrowed eyes like daggers against my chest.

Thunder rumbled in the distance like drums, rolling across a crackling rain-splattered afternoon, as conflict and controversy boiled in my veins…

I used to prefer a two mile walk home to taking the bus

By Kelly

I didn’t ride the bus alone until the end of my sophomore year. It was hard for me to even get on a bus if I wasn’t with a friend. I used to prefer a two mile walk home to taking the bus. …

Quit band. Right now. Just kidding.

By Abby

A few weeks ago, my school hosted an event called “band day”. This is an event where band kids from the elementary schools and the middle school in our city all come to the high school and play with the high school band members. After 6 hours of…

Give Us The Floor

By Teens — For Teens, www.giveusthefloor.org

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