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Veteran’s Day Poems

Veteran’s Day Poems

Gabriel Lindo, Julia Lindo, Nathaniel Hurd, and Dominik Becker

November 2, 2017


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Your Body Your feet have walked on the grounds of the jungle the deserts and on the roads of cities around the world.   Your hands have done things that no common man would imagine.   Your shoulders have taken the impact of rifles.   You have develo...

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper

McKayla Cross

November 2, 2017


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You may have seen the story of Jeff The Killer, a teenager who loses his sanity, cuts his eyelids off and a smile from cheek to cheek, with his signature quote: “Go To Sleep.” Or maybe you read the novel “Silence Of The Lambs” where a psychiatrist named Dr. Hannibal Lecter is actually a serial kil...

Reviews of Phantom of The Opera: Two Opinions

Reviews of Phantom of The Opera: Two Opinions

Julia Lindo and Sarah Lindo

November 2, 2017


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What’s a musical, romance, drama, and thriller all in one? The Phantom of the Opera. There are many versions of this movie, but the best is Joel Schumacher’s take on it. He based it on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ideas. About thirteen years ago (2004), this masterpiece hit theatres. I watched the movi...

Boundaries

Boundaries

Julia Lindo

November 2, 2017


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Keep away A long, long distance As far as the endless river goes, That’s where you should be As far as a lonely desert Where I can’t see As far as the quietest echo So I can’t hear Stay away For a long, long time The end of eternity sounds pretty nice Obviar, ...

Film Review: The Butler

Film Review: The Butler

Sarah Lindo

October 19, 2017


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If you are wanting to watch a slightly humorous, emotional, and inspirational movie, The Butler  is the number one movie for that. This movie features my favorite actor Forest Whitaker; he stars and plays his best. I have always loved Forest Whitaker; he can play any role and master it. His acting is ...

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

McKayla Cross

October 19, 2017


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     I am writing a novel in my spare time. The novel so far has nine chapters, but Chapter Nine is not done. I first started in April or May of last year. The plot is that HAL 9,000, the main villain of 2001: A Space Odyssey, has been reactivated, and it’s up to me, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and...

A Truly Special Thanks

A Truly Special Thanks

Julia Lindo

October 9, 2017


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You’re aberrant, Unique and different from the rest. Holding you in my arms makes me feel so blessed. You’re amazing, Interesting and so entertaining. Every time I look at you, you seem understanding Understanding of my grief, misery, and despair. Weaved in your words are statements sh...

A Girl’s Best Friend

A Girl’s Best Friend

Sarah Lindo

October 9, 2017


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I am truly not a great fan of school; to be honest, I hate every single minute of it. But I enjoy things like band, friends, or reading. Anyhow, I was experiencing all the negatives one random day of school. From what I remember, I was in third or fourth grade: I woke up late, unable to prepare myse...

Musically Inclined

Musically Inclined

Rosey Lanning

October 9, 2017


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Rosey is one of the cast members in The Lion King, Jr! When I was just starting at a new school in sixth grade, a talent that had been hidden underneath my shy yet very hard exoskeleton rose to the surface. Being only eleven years old and constantly moving from state to state and town to town, I kep...

Exposure

Exposure

Julia Lindo

September 21, 2017


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You. I know who you are. You’re the one who makes friends, eludes them, then tosses them away as if you never knew them. You. I know why you did it. You did it because you were like her. You both had modest limitations and it was when yours was removed that you turned your back on the girl you once kne...

Review of Stephen King’s IT

Review of Stephen King’s IT

Morgan Hamer

September 21, 2017


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On September 8th, Stephen King's 1986 terrifying novel “IT” finally came back to theaters. This horror film directed by Andy Muschietti had many great reviews. Michael O’ Sullivan from the Washington Post said: “Call it a symphony of orchestral meta-horror, an elaborate waking nightmare in w...

Misled

Misled

Gabby Lindo

September 21, 2017


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I drove at full speed There were signs I wouldn’t read Warnings I refused to heed I knew what road I was on The path I was going down Never knew what was at the end of it You were my G.P.S. Telling me where to go What to do, who to be I completely trusted you Put my faith in your directions Ignore...

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