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Premonition

"It's a Si-Fi/ fantasy short story about a high school girl who can see into the future and the horrors that come with having such a 'gift'. I wasn't really inspired by anything more like I had an idea, and I ran with it. Like most people, I've always wanted super powers, and this story is more of an embodiment of how I feel I would live my life if I could see into the future." -Samantha Waters
Samantha Waters, Student Submission, 11th Grade May 16, 2016

Staring into the street, with my eyes blurred from tears, my body went rigid. My hands clasped my mouth to muffle my screams. “Why, why, WHY!” I thought to myself. My sleeves had been coved in...

Ant Farm

"A short story about a young girl who's dreams are fulfilled when she gets an ant farm." -Madeline Laguaite
Madeline Laguaite, Feature Editor May 6, 2016

Theresa Williams loved bugs. She liked to watch the way they moved, she liked to watch their interaction with other insects, and she liked to watch their tiny eyes blink. Basically, she enjoyed being crouched...

The Time of Growth

"I've always wondered what a story would sound like if it was told from the point [of view] of tree. That's essentially what this story is, a tree telling it's journey of how it grew." -Jessica Objartel
Jessica Objartel, Sudent Submission, 11th Grade April 20, 2016

At first I had only known darkness, the warmth of the earth, and the coldness of the water that quenched my thirst. Then, after what I assume was time had passed, I came to know the vast, never ending...

A Bakery in Italy

"I wrote this piece to acknowledge the gender roles that society, and parents in particular, place upon kids. It is vitally important not to discourage a child to be his or her true, authentic self; this happens far too often when society adds in specific gender roles based purely on outdated and ridiculous stereotypes." -Faith Settipani
Faith Settipani, Student Submission, 11th Grade March 30, 2016

He wanted to start a bakery. A bakery in Italy where the walls were draped with luscious green vines and a canal could be seen out the rickety wooden window. He baked for hours: strawberry cupcakes...

The Apple Thief

"This piece is about learning life lessons." -Mahima Siripurapu
Mahima Siripurapu, Student Submission, 11th Grade March 8, 2016

I don’t know if children are born with a natural tendency to be malicious. There are obviously cases where children are perfect. Take for example Malia. Growing up, my mother would repeatedly remind...

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