STOP Peer-Pressure and Toxic Friends

Do you have “Toxic Friends” or have you experienced peer-pressure? Are you a “toxic friend?” There are positive and negative sides to peer-pressuring. If you are wondering how to deal with being pressured or even if you are a toxic friend, then continue to read this article as it’ll help you understand more about the…

Is Giving Students too much Work actually beneficial?

Have you ever experienced having a huge pile of work in front of you and felt like you’ll never finish it? After that, did you feel like your mind was about to explode? Well, this article will explain if homework is actually beneficial or not. As we all know, homework improves students’ ability to complete…

How Books Can Heal You?

The following speech was written by Anais G10 as part of an English assignment. The great Elizabethan bard, William Shakespeare, once said in his play of Titus Andronicus; “Come, and take choice of all my library, And so beguile thy sorrow”. We are a medicated generation, a generation who spend thousands on pharmaceuticals to heal…

Should Students Join Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in Schools?

Have you ever wanted to join a club at school? Or are you already in a certain school club/team? What are extracurricular activities? There are around three types of extracurricular activities. The first one is school activities, such as joining sports teams, dance teams, writing articles for the school’s blog, drama club, and other academic…

Paws & Pens: Lies my Mind Feeds my Heart

for some reason my mind tells my heart “it is strong to struggle” “love is for the weak” “we are born alone, we will die alone” “you don’t deserve it anyway” “it is strong to keep a mask” “it is strong to break, as long as nobody else sees it” so my heart follows, my…

Lights, Camera, Distraction!

Have you seen children being addicted to social media rather than looking up to life? Well, social media is actually dangerous for children and they shouldn’t be using it if they can’t manage their time and be responsible. This article will let you experience the side effects as well as the advantages of social media…

Paws & Pens: A Solemn Concrete River

Hey guys!! We’re back again today with a student submission from el-Aurens Ximenis!! I hope you enjoy! A solemn concrete river In between the rolling plains of freshest green Becomes a bustling civil hub Filled with more concrete streams Inventing the wheel and fire Gave our species a renewed hope Yet no longer do we…

The Languages You MUST Learn!

There are more than a thousand languages spoken on this planet.  That being said, there are also a few popular languages that more than a billion people speak. The languages that everyone should acknowledge are Spanish, Chinese and English. The language Chinese is ranked as the top one spoken language. There are more than a…

Paws & Pens: As a Story

Trail soft fingers down my spine,And slowly ease the cover open.I will let my pages flutter,Falling softlyOn each side.Don’t force me open,Or my spine will crack.Softly, gently,Cherish the pages I show you,And in due time,Let me show you the rest,Until we get to the blank,Unwritten ending,Waiting for your ink-To fill in a chapter for yourselfIn…

Should Plastic Bags be Banned?

The convenience of using plastic bags is highly affecting our environment and our health. By throwing away plastic bags, they don’t just disappear. According to Conserve Energy Future, “currently, there are approximately 46,000-1,000,000 plastic fragments floating within every square mile of the globe’s oceans”. This is one reason why plastic bags should be banned. As…