Innovation on Shark Tank

Innovation is all around us. From the light bulb above our heads to the carpet below our feet, everything started off as an idea in someone’s head and then developed through an innovative process to become the common things they are today. Recently, I’ve begun watching the show Shark Tank on ABC. Every episode, different […]

Dear Admissions Office….I Regret To Inform You…

Real Letter: Insert Date of Rejection Letter My name here. (Cry) Dear Applicant, I am very sorry to let you know that we are unable to offer you admission to Prestigious University. Please know that this decision in no way diminishes your application. We were humbled by your talents and achievements and by the commitment […]

The Book Count

When the year 2013 began, I made a set of New Year’s resolutions for fun–things that I would be able to accomplish, but it wouldn’t hurt if I didn’t succeed. ┬áNumber 1 on my list was to read more books this year. It makes me sad to say this, but over the last few years, […]

Iago – Taking Ideas to the Next Level

In our AP English 4 class, we are currently reading Shakespeare’s play, Othello. If you’ve ever read Othello, you probably know Iago, the villain and antagonist of the story, is the most focused on character in the whole book. To me (and probably to many others too), Iago, with his scheming tactics and clever manipulation, […]

“What if?” Project – Helping Realists Become Dreamers

Modern Family is one of my favorite TV shows of all time. I can always count on this show to bring me laughter and happiness on even the saddest or most tiring day. A lot of comedies usually have no plot and make no sense, (if you’ve ever watched┬áMovie 43, you probably know what I […]