Elinor F. McGrath and Florencia Goldenberg

April 12, 2019

It all started when I was on a field trip with my class.  We were going for a boat ride to Catalina Island, when Lily, Lizzy, Leah (my three best friends), and I were looking out of the window taking pictures.  “Wow! I th...

Dear Friend:

Elinor F. McGrath

April 5, 2019

Dear Friend,   You are my best friend, and I want to keep being best friends. But this is something I’ve been meaning to talk to you about for a while and today was an example of it. I know you have a little br...

The Youtube Video

Florencia Goldenberg

April 5, 2019

“Hey guys! Welcome back to my youtube channel!” I said, pretending to be cheerful. I had gotten pretty good at hiding my feelings lately. I mean with school, you can never show your true feelings in high school. And with my you...

Walking Alone

Ariel Moalem

April 5, 2019

It was a dark rainy in New hamster when a kid named Ben was really bored. Ben is a 14 year old kid who is really smart and is not a huge fan of sports. Ben's mother is really proud of Ben's grades but she constantly complain about...

Born to be Different- Part 2

Jyrene Bartel

April 5, 2019

I make it through the rest of the day and meet my dad at the front of school. He parks across the street so I needed to walk. Ugh! I walked and apparently, I ‘forgot to look both ways’ as my dad explained. A car skidded ri...

The Forbidden Child

Elinor F. McGrath & Florencia Goldeberg

March 29, 2019

I blew out the candles as my family clapped and cheered. “Happy Birthday Paisley!” said my mother. The feather that hung from her hair tickled my cheek as she gave me a kiss on the forehead. The Cherokee tribe had started ...

Born to be Different-Part 1


March 29, 2019

Have you ever felt somehow different from everyone else? That’s exactly how I feel every single day of my life. My name’s Ella and I’m 15 years old. All my life, I’ve been different from everyone else. Just because I h...

Is this Reality

Ariel Moalem`

March 28, 2019

One day a girl named Amanda was at her college dorm waiting for her friend to come back with food. Amanda is twenty years old and she is a really nice shy girl. Amanda usually does not socially interact with anyone except for...

Rikki Martinez #3

Elinor F. McGrath

March 26, 2019

“Honey I’ll explain everything later. Let’s just get through the tour, and when we get home I’ll tell you everything,” says my mom.  “Oh! That’s a good idea! Tell me everything? No, I think it’s pretty clear that ...

Just Wait

Florencia Goldenberg

March 25, 2019

I had ten missed calls and five voicemails. I had put my phone on airplane mode minutes before. Let me explain better. I had a bunch of school problems. Like I was failing all my classes and all my teachers hated me for reason...

9-1-1 Stories


March 22, 2019

First 9-1-1 Emergency   “9-1-1, what is your emergency?” “Help,” she whispers. “Ma’am, I can’t help you if I don’t know what your emergency is,” the 911 operator says. “It’s trying to come i...

Beth Walker #3

Elinor F. McGrath

March 15, 2019

I kick off my shoes into a dune of sand. My feet sore from long walk to the shore and the rough sand constantly rubbing against my feet. It is a hundred degrees out and I wipe the sweat off my forehead. Cursing under my breath I wonde...