November 22, 2019

Posts from "Features"

  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    Bad Jokes and Celtics Talk

    by Kevin Clifford ’20 – Creative Writing Contest Winner “Hayward to Irving, that’s for three. Brown’s effort kept it alive temporarily, but Middleton gathers the miss.” Jack had dozed off during the game, so he decided to watch some of…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.14, 2019

    Splash

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 I hear it as I push away the last needled branch that stands between me and the open clearing. I’ve always been fascinated by frogs. When I was two years old, toddling around barefoot in my…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.08, 2019

    Fireside

    by Daniel Carrero ’23 Camp was at its end, and they celebrated. Bright smiling teeth illuminated what the absent moonlight couldn’t. Music played and people danced, arms and hips mirrored in swinging shadows. The pitch blackness of the woods was…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.08, 2019

    The End of the Jetty

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23   When I step onto the final rock, I turn back to look at the coastline. The harbor is lined with white boats, nestled like piano keys against the rocky shore. From there, the water extends—past…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.07, 2019

    Candy Heart Warnings

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21   It’s another late night at the office, which has become typical for almost the whole month. We’re behind on reports, and Frank keeps asking me to stay and work on them, so I have. I…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.07, 2019

    Frederick the Fearful

      by Gabriela Baron ’20   Frederick the fearful ladybug never learned how to fly. Even his younger sister, Petunia, had mastered the skill. Frederick was among the very few ladybugs that never seemed to mind staying on land. “C’mon,…

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  • Halloween | Nov.01, 2019

    On the Eve of Samhain

    by Clara Howard ’20 As the sun set on the eve of the harvest season, the countryside of Valenlea was awash in yellows, oranges, and reds. Nature brushed fingers of brilliant light against the tops of trees and blew winking…

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  • Halloween | Nov.01, 2019

    No Place Like Home

    by Gabriela Baron ’20 “Do you remember what I told you?” Mom asked nervously. “Get lost and walk alone?” I said, mocking her. “Ella!” “Mom, it’s going to be ok. Stop worrying. I’ll be with all my friends.” It was…

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  • Halloween | Nov.01, 2019

    Arctic Summer

    by Jay Willett ’20 Picks dug into the transparent ice, deep enough for the burly man to gain a footing with his spiked heel. Void of upper body strength, Daniel heaved hard, chuckling at his own physique and exhaustion. It…

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  • Halloween | Nov.01, 2019

    The Path Home

    by Erin Venuti ’20 Amidst a string of warm autumn days in October, there was a cold, dry night the week before Halloween. And it was on this cold, dry night that she noticed the footprints. She was walking back…

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