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Bad Poetry Friday: True Love

This is my only published work.

The summer before sixth grade, this poem was published in a magazine for children’s writing. I thought it would be smooth sailing to stardom from there. 127 more words

My Writing

Awesome Book Trailers by Whitman Students

In Mr. King’s class at Whitman Middle School, you don’t just read the book–you sell it. Students made their own book trailers promoting their favorite novels. 56 more words

Teen Powered

Why Personalization?

By Susan B. Rose, Personalized Learning Coordinator at Grandview Preparatory School

The days of one specific curriculum recipe satisfying the needs of each student are over.  426 more words


Learn Where School Board Candidates Stand on GT Issues

Amy Dungan and Jeff Jordan are both candidates for CISC School Board Place 5.  In an effort to get to know them both better, we asked five questions relating to gifted education. 1,176 more words

Newsletter Articles

Out of My Mind

Author: Sharon M. Draper
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Perfection Learning (2012)
ISBN-10: 1613831331
ISBN-13: 978-1613831335

Melody Brooks is nearly 11 years old but she has never spoken a word. 327 more words

English / Language Arts

What really happened today - or, why teachers don't get paid enough

*Edit: This was written on April 10, one week ago. Saved as draft and didn’t get to finalize/post until now.*

Today was UIL band contest day. 1,178 more words


Do you remember middle school? It was not as terrible for me as it was for many others. My awkward phase was delayed until freshman year of college. 1,172 more words