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The Walk This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
The Walk                                                             They call me, tell me to come downstairs. As I walk down the steps, all of my thoughts come to life, little, annoying voices surround me, mocking... (more »)
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Violent video games leads to brutal behavior
Did you know that Adam Lanza, who took part in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, was a devoted Call Of Duty player? Although video games such as Grand Theft Auto can be entertaining and pleasurable there also can be some... (more »)
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Relationship between success in the classroom...
I am writing to you today to inform you of the constant struggle of student athletes in the modern age concerning being able to both get good grades and thrive in sports. I am a student athlete, and growing up I was always told that school comes... (more »)
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Bullying
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  Do you know 2,846 reports of bullying were reported in 2008 and 2009? Today there are more. Bullying happens often, especially in schools. There are kids who get bullied everyday in school and the teachers sometimes don’t... (more »)
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The Ugly Gift
By , corvallis, OR
There are an estimated 65 million Americans out there living with an STD. Of that 65 million many don't even know that they have one and continue having sex with one or multiple partners in turn giving them the STD. STD s are sexually... (more »)
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The Snow Child: Dominant Effect
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In the novel The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey, Jack and Mabel, an elderly couple, pursue a new life in a homestead of rural Alaska following a tragic . In this passage, Jack describes his struggle with many overwhelming difficulties involving... (more »)
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Do You Hear the People Sing?: How Music...
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Music was very influential in the Civil Rights Era because it spread hope, communicated feelings, and inspired the protesters. This led to sit-ins, filling up the jails, Freedom Rides, and even a major change in society. During the protests,... (more »)
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American Illusion (Raisin in the Sun)
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I believe that to a certain extent they were trying to live the way the whites did. I think living the way that whites lived made them happy, but there was still something missing. Willie Harris is just another example of millions of people that... (more »)
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My Situation
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In the end, I became rather fond of my situation, although I would never admit it. It was a contribution towards the person I am now, and I wasn't ready to let go of it. It held memories both good and bad, and each of them were so different and... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
Health, Claggett Creek Middle School. Donna Wyatt
The first day I walked into Mrs. Wyatt's class, I had high expectations. My friends of years before had put her on a pedestal, and I was intrigued. I am glad to say that she completely blew my expectations out of the water. Not only is she a... (more »)
Subsection: Educator of the Year Articles  
The Mom of Our School This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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There is a mom at my school. She's like all the other moms. She smiles and asks us how we are. She tries to see things from our point of view, which means she asks us a lot of questions when we're talking one on one. She disciplines us, so that... (more »)
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The Cimetta Dilemma This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Life’s tough when you’re a lethargic, self-loathing nincompoop. I was your classic case of a kid with wasted potential. I dragged through my high school days, thinking I was the main character in an indie coming of age movie,... (more »)
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Let's Talk About... Mental Health This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When my mother first found out that I was depressed, she felt a mixture of shock, sadness and pride. She was shocked that I was, well, depressed; she was sad that I was going through a rough patch in life; she was proud that I could admit that I... (more »)
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Metamorphisis
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I was stuck in my cocoon.   In our tight-knit circle, we watched from afar as big, beautiful butterflies flew off into the great unknown.   We stayed. There was no reason to leave our safe-havens just yet.  ... (more »)
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The day I Almost Lost My Dad
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The Day I almost lost my dad It was a sunny Saturday morning, and my family, dog, and I were on our way to Russian River. After all the safety issues and concerns, my mom decided to choose river rafting out of all things. Isn’t that... (more »)
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Learning Styles
In every class, there is that hardworking kid who sits in class everyday frantically taking notes and lingering on the teacher’s every word, but in the end still doesn’t do well on the test. We’ve all seen that kid before, and... (more »)
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