The Erudite Comedy- Part 1

The sun dipped below the horizon as I approached the base of Mount University. Pausing for a breath, I dared a terrified backward glance. The thick, dark forest spread out behind me; although I had a penchant for nature, I knew this was a different beast. Several chthonic creatures had chased me through the forest:… Continue reading The Erudite Comedy- Part 1

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

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

Pep(ish) Rallies

How do you promote football games? Sure most kids know about them, but how do you motivate someone to actually leave their house and buy a ticket? Unfortunately, most schools have decided against posters, announcements, or good student section football experiences for pep rallies.   Truly, the pep rally is one of the most ingenious… Continue reading Pep(ish) Rallies

The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop

Welcome to my new series including Mrs. Malaprop! You didn’t think she was just going to go away, did you? Here we’ll explore some different scenarios where Mrs. Malaprop’s brilliance truly shone.   Lab Tests: Something I haven’t mentioned about Mrs. Malaprop’s class yet is labs and the lab tests you have to do throughout… Continue reading The Misadventures of Mrs. Malaprop