Five days a week we trudge from classroom to classroom, through the same hallways and doors. Everything is so familiar that it blends into the background. The patterns and murals on the walls turn grey, the bright colors of bags and books blur together and fade. Everyone begins to become blind to the beautiful and … Continue reading A New Perspective
Over winter break I visited Chicago, where my mother grew up and her mother still lives. We stayed in her house in Hyde Park, on the South Side, near the Museum of Science and Industry. While there we visited downtown, the lake shore, and the surrounding neighborhood. While I got over my cold, I took … Continue reading Winter Break In Chicago
An Italian exchange student reflects on the unappreciated wonders of an American high school. The best thing is to be ignorant of something? Everything is new, everything is different, and everything seems great: going to the beach is so cool for those who live in the mountains, children think that doing homework is super fun … Continue reading Wilson High School Seen Through Italian Eyes
In celebration of Fall, sophomore Helen Fick innocently sets out with friends to explore a local corn maze only to find herself lost in a green sea of perilous adventure. Stuck In A Corn Maze Day 1 We have begun to walk through the Sauvie Island corn maze. All of us are very excited and … Continue reading Out and About With Helen Fick!