Dear Rosslyn Academy

Dear Rosslyn Academy, Creativity is the power to think of something no one else has ever before: the power to create. And I used to be a kid overflowing with creativity. During art class, if I were to create a monster of my choice, I didn’t have to think too hard for a brilliant monster […]

Sheltaphors

Shel Silverstein is a humpback anglerfish. He looks real scary and intimidating. He also looks kind of rough.┬áBut he intends no harm to human beings. And just like the humpback anglerfish lures its prey with a glowing light, he lures his readers with his poetry. Shel Silverstein is a peppermint flower. His ideas are peppermint […]

Google It

These days in the 21st century, there is a lot of information out there. In fact, there is too much information out there. That was such a vague statement but just hear me out. When we get a research project in school, whichever subject it may be, we all have a tendency to sit down […]

Talking Back

Rebelling could be me standing outside the White House and throwing raw eggs onto the windows. It could also be me rotting in a prison cell because I murdered someone, innocent or not. Or it could be me talking back to a teacher because I disagree with him. So let me tell you a story […]

Count Your Blessings

I am thankful for my family: all five of them. I am thankful for the way my family is; we love to talk and just be in each others presence. I am thankful for my sisters; they love me and I love them. I am thankful for my grandmother. Though she is awfully ill, she […]