we belong among the superheroes || by Ria Shah

Superheroes don’t exist. But they might. But no one has superpowers. Oh, I don’t think thats quite right.  No one can fly. But thats the limit right, the sky? Fine, if we could, what would you do? Oh sweetheart, that’s all up to you. We would have to be very strong. So we could saveContinue reading “we belong among the superheroes || by Ria Shah”

The Land of Fairytales || by Revati Vyas

It was an ordinary day in Wilmington, North Carolina, but not for Sophie and Mary; they just faced the most horrible day of their lives. Three hours ago, at 3:30 pm, their parents went missing. There were no clues, just a white piece of paper that read, “StoryLand.” Now, the girls were at the mostContinue reading “The Land of Fairytales || by Revati Vyas”

Why Being the Oldest Child is the Worst || By Sarayu Khajjayam

The oldest child always knows and appreciates the time when we were the only child. We got all the attention and all the love, but then with no preparation, no warning, and no heads-up, there’s a new kid. That was the day we had to start sharing everything, starting with our parents. As an olderContinue reading “Why Being the Oldest Child is the Worst || By Sarayu Khajjayam”

Kids Should Be Paid For Good Grades || By Prajna Vimal

Only 48% of students get paid for good grades. I feel like this is not enough. Students should be paid if they get a lot of good grades. Getting good grades is not easy. We should also be paid because if we get money we will want to do a better job next time. ThisContinue reading “Kids Should Be Paid For Good Grades || By Prajna Vimal”

Should students get paid for good grades? || By Revati Vyas

Should students get paid for getting good grades?  Most people think that students shouldn’t get paid because they may waste or lose the money. Others say that they should be paid because the payment may encourage students to study harder, so they get good grades.  I think yes, because students deserve to get money forContinue reading “Should students get paid for good grades? || By Revati Vyas”

Should students be paid for good grades? || By Naisha Shah

Scribble, scribble, scribble! Yes! Students  work hard all the quarters for good grades, and they spend half of the day doing schoolwork. I think that students should be paid for good grades because they need to get rewards once in a while for hard work, and need to build confidence that if they do wellContinue reading “Should students be paid for good grades? || By Naisha Shah”

Adventures Of Mickey and the Soulsons || By Anay Naik

Hi, what’s up, I am Mickey Nelson and I am 12 years old. I live in Makon, New Losy which is a small town in the middle of a jungle where I go to school and learn about survival and knowledgeable stuff like math and ELA. I live in a small apartment with my youngerContinue reading “Adventures Of Mickey and the Soulsons || By Anay Naik”

Bogus’ Adventure || By Collin Russ

Bogus woke up in a jovial mood. He was on top of the world, he was so happy he could explode! It was a hot sunny day, as it always was in Uniwizman. He got up and had his breakfast, before walking outside and sitting on the porch to read the newspaper at his houseContinue reading “Bogus’ Adventure || By Collin Russ”

Tigers || by Aashrith Tatineni

Do you know Tigers can weigh as much as 660 pounds? They are even capable of defeating lions, which are called “The King of the jungle.” Tigers live in rainforests, grasslands, savannas, and even mangrove swamps. They prey on moose, deer species, pigs, cows, horses, buffalos, and goats. Tigers are the best animals in theContinue reading “Tigers || by Aashrith Tatineni”

Poppy’s Story || By Hannah and Charlene

This story was written through “popcorn writing” in which each person alternated writing a piece of the story. Each round was generated three random words that must be used somewhere in the snippet. Enjoy this piece written by the amazing student Hannah, and co-written by her TWS teacher Charlene. Hey, my name is Poppy! IContinue reading “Poppy’s Story || By Hannah and Charlene”

The Time I Got Stuck || Saicharan Valisekkagari

I started worrying and trembling in fear as the spinning door was squeezing harder on my hand. My family and I went to Chicago to visit my cousins and we went to the downtown mall. It was very tall and huge. I went with my cousin, mom, and dad. As we were getting into theContinue reading “The Time I Got Stuck || Saicharan Valisekkagari”

The Amazing Rollercoaster || Travis Lee

The roller coaster filled with people parked in front of me as my friend squeaked in excitement. The people on the roller coaster looked a bit dazed and scared at the same time. A cold sweat rolled onto my neck. I gulped nervously. My friend entered the roller coaster and I followed next to him.Continue reading “The Amazing Rollercoaster || Travis Lee”

The Biggest Mistake In Kendo History || Eric Han

It was the big day. In my dad’s car, my head was filled with worries. When I opened my eyes from the worries, I was already at where the tournament was held. I walked into the big and crowded stadium. All the other city kendo academy students were there. Our academy, the White Horse, hasContinue reading “The Biggest Mistake In Kendo History || Eric Han”

Pandas || by Anika Palathanam

 Did you know that pandas have five fingers just like humans? Pandas are cute, they are very interesting. They are also endangered animals. My essay is about the diet, all about them, and body parts of a panda.  Pandas are unique animals and have cool bodies. Adult pandas are 4 – 6 feet long. MaleContinue reading “Pandas || by Anika Palathanam”

One Crazy Dust Devil || By Anna Naftel

It all started when me and my cousins Elin and Kirsten were in me and my mom’s tent, while we were visiting Africa. We were all practicing for a dance we would later perform. But for now, we were listening to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ and making up moves. Me and Kirsten were writingContinue reading “One Crazy Dust Devil || By Anna Naftel”

My 8th Birthday: A Memoir || By Elin Boucher

It was my 8th birthday and I was in Africa. We went on lots of safaris and sometimes we were almost driving in an oven! When we visited an African school, giving them soccer balls , pencil pouches, notebooks, pencils, and other school supplies we had the chance to play and go to school withContinue reading “My 8th Birthday: A Memoir || By Elin Boucher”

The Fashion Show || By Diya Palathanam

“Is everything ready for the fashion show?” asked Rose as she looked around the huge mall, which was filled with shoppers looking for the perfect gift for their loved ones. The mall was planning on hosting a Christmas themed fashion show and Rose was in charge of making sure everything went perfect. “Yes,” answered Lily,Continue reading “The Fashion Show || By Diya Palathanam”

Foreign Language in Elementary School || By Saicharan Valisekkagari

Did you know that only 25% of elementary schools are offering a foreign language? Currently, foreign languages are not mandatory in elementary schools. In schools where learning a foreign language is mandatory, Spanish is usually the most common language that is taught. Should students in elementary school be required to learn a foreign language? KidsContinue reading “Foreign Language in Elementary School || By Saicharan Valisekkagari”

The Crazy Egyptian Mystery || By Anna Naftel

“Chloe!- CHLOE-” Sadie, and Della screamed. Looking around all of the pyramid tunnels to find Chloe the little five year old, otherwise known as Sadie’s little sister.Sadie’s parents had a work trip in Egypt. Each girl got to bring a friend or two along.Sadie had chosen her two best friends, Della, and Matthew. You couldContinue reading “The Crazy Egyptian Mystery || By Anna Naftel”

The Flaws of Temptation || By Joan Lee

The second Ms. Sworski’s bakery closed, a new store came to the Reddis Mall. Bright purple letters on a yellow poster spelled a new beginning: The Brain Factory. The company claimed to make brains and transplant them into people. “Isn’t that a hospital?” you may ask. These weren’t just any ordinary brains: they were specialized.Continue reading “The Flaws of Temptation || By Joan Lee”

The Zodiac || By Advaita M.

Aries took a deep breath. She smoothed down her wrinkled apron and peeked out into the crowded restaurant. She straightened her glasses and peered through the crowd, scanning for someone in particular. He wasn’t here yet. She went back into the kitchen to start her shift. She came out 3 minutes later with plates balancedContinue reading “The Zodiac || By Advaita M.”

The Most Wonderful Gift of All || By Srinika Srinivas

The wind brushed over my face as I heard the sound of leaves rustling. The sun was just starting to rise on a Monday morning and we had already started walking to the bus stop. I was in a terrible mood, because I didn’t know what to write my short story about for my school’sContinue reading “The Most Wonderful Gift of All || By Srinika Srinivas”