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What’s Up? Social Media Is

Hey guys! I think I’m always going to start off a blog post by saying that. It’s like my catch phrase. Twenty years ago this wouldn’t have been possible though; you reading this from a computer or phone or me typing on my laptop. Honestly, anybody over eighteen probably sees technology as something crazy that’s […]

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“I want to be an inspiration”

The following essay was written by a student at E. Russell Hicks Middle School: Words enveloping your soul; embracing it as the pieces are cut- as if you were a piece of paper. Standing there silently as they tear you apart. As the pieces of your heart fall to the ground, you pick them back […]

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Let's join together to stop bullying.

Bullying and What Goes on in a Teen’s Life in 2013 – Part 2 of Bullying Will Stop and People Are Here

Hey guys, this is my follow up blog for my initial one about the death of Laisha Gross. I felt that I had missed some key points about bullying and I had more to explain about what happens in school. I hope any speculation or ideas can be reaffirmed in a different way in this […]

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R.I.P Laisha Gross: Bullying Will Stop and People Are Here

Hey guys, before you keep on reading, it would be nice if you stopped for a brief moment of silence. On Sunday, February 17, 2013, Laisha Gross attempted suicide by hanging. The young girl did not die right away, but was sent to a D.C. hospital where she died on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:15 A.M. […]

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Decisions, Decisions…

Hey guys! So there’s a point in everyone’s life where they have to make important decisions. Not like what to wear or eat, but choices for the future and such.  Peers are always going to have some type of effect on your moral being unless you truly are 100% careless and aren’t human. With that […]

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Stress, stress, stress!

Stress! Stress! Stress!

Ever been so stressed out you just want to pull your hair out? Oh trust me, I know the feeling. A lot of people think that us teenagers don’t have to deal with as much stress as we actually have to deal with. School, fitting in, friends, homework, classwork, grades, peer pressure, relationships, temptations, sports, […]

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Welcome

A message from our newest blogger: You’re not alone…

First, I’d just like to start off saying that I’m a new blogger and not quite sure how this whole thing works yet. I’m a sophomore at Boonsboro High school. I’ve dealt with a lot through my past and still currently today. My whole purpose for blogging is to get my experiences and stories out […]

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Ways of expression

Ways of Expression: The Arts

Hey guys! Okay, so I know I did a previous blog about music, but this time I want to talk about “The Arts” in a general perspective. When I say that, I mean not only visual arts like sculptures and paintings, but also instrumental art, such as music, literary arts, and performing arts.  Each form of […]

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