Stories Told. Lives Changed.
Once you’re alive, can you ever really be dead? Candy Land is a personal narrative written by one of my students, Kayla Paterson. This story, Kayla intertwines the past and the present to explore the power of life, death memories, and board games. Meet the Writer Kayla Patterson is a 12th grade student at Robbinsville High […]
Vulnerable and powerful, The Strength in Weakness is an unflinching personal narrative written by one of my female students about her dangerous attempts to achieve the physical perfection. In the age of social media, the social pressures to conform to conventional notions of beauty are dangerously high for teenagers, especially for females. The Strength in […]
Mary grew up in the town of Robbinsville, New Jersey. Her cousins have always had a huge impact on her life and helped her greatly in her college decisions. In the fall of 2017, Mary will be attending the University of Delaware where she will major in Biochemistry. In the future she has hopes of […]
Playing School (or why I still want to be a teacher) is guest post written by Julianne Frascella. Julianne is currently a 12th grade student in my AP Literature class at Robbinsville High School (NJ). She will be attending The College of New Jersey in September 2017. It was like we were playing school. Except, […]
The winner of The Write on Fight on Writing Contest is Siret Mann! Siret is an 11th grade student at Robbinsville High School. Siret’s story was chosen by a panel of judges for its “emotional depth and maturity.” The writing contest, held on during the December 8th Write-a-Thon, required students to write an original, personal story about one […]
Hey Everyone, Leading up to next week’s Write-a-Thon I wanted to feature some of my senior student writers. Writers who have worked under my tutelage, endured my awful jokes and were forced to experience my literary pretentiousness. So since we are in the throes of Prom season, I’m featuring writer Sean Carr and his piece […]