The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop Pt. 5

  Sometimes, teachers can expect a little much from students. Usually it’s something simple, like wanting you to bring your cat for a biology experiment or asking you to read Shakespeare without a dictionary. However, Mrs. Malaprop is notorious for asking for superhuman feats from her students. One superhuman attribute she expects from “AP learners”… Continue reading The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop Pt. 5

Service in School

College admissions have become a war torn landscape filled with burned dreams, crushing anxiety, and insane competition. It is often noted that even “superstars” are turned down by colleges, even when their accomplishments are beyond that of most adults. But what could be cause a star student to be overlooked? Although there are many reasons… Continue reading Service in School

The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop- Pt. 4

Unfortunately, this may be the last publication of the Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop. However, there may still be hope for the future, so until then, here is Part 4! It is possible students could work around the previous problems we have discussed about Mrs. Malaprop if she was able to increase the speed at which… Continue reading The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop- Pt. 4

The Festival of PSATurnalia

The Earth has once again completed its revolution around the Sun, and it is the time of the PSAT. A ritual in which adolescents are forced to partake in a modified assessment of their comprehension skills, which decides if they are bestowed the prestigious title of “National Merit Scholar.” One would imagine that such a… Continue reading The Festival of PSATurnalia

Lovecraft Meets High School: A Deconstruction

What is school like for the undeveloped mind of a sleep deprived student? I realized that this theater of madness known as school isn’t so different from that of a Lovecraftian tale(or horror, to be accurate). So I decided to investigate this little theory.   So, what does constitute a Lovecraftian horror? Well according to… Continue reading Lovecraft Meets High School: A Deconstruction

The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop! This is a slightly longer post.   Malapropos Attitude- Mrs. Malaprop has a warped outlook on how students are supposed to react to situations and how she is supposed to respond to students, like she interprets the world through a kaleidoscope. As I’ve said before,… Continue reading The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop Part 2