Social Media Detox

I am an avid social media user— Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook are a daily thing for me. I could stay on my phone for hours on end, let time escape me, and I wouldn’t even notice. Every night of the week, any free time in…

Season’s Eatings

What is eating seasonally? Eating seasonally means only eating foods that are growing in the current season. Different geographic locations have different foods that are able to grow during the winter, with some places with colder climates not able to grow any food during the…

Multitasking and Making Change

I don’t remember when I learned how to use a computer, a phone, or even when I learned how to talk. Just like all the other things I learned in my younger years, it developed slowly from exposure and trial and error. For me and…

Keeping School Stamina

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Spending time with family, enjoying the winter activities, and spring is just around the corner. This time of year brings about one major issue though–procrastination. Staying motivated in school during the winter can be really hard, so…

Making History: The Global Climate Strike

On a warm Friday, September 20th, 2019, I became a part of history. Citizens took to the streets in countries around the world, and what was most likely the largest global climate strike so far was in full swing. I was among the many students…

Mental Health Matters

If I had the flu, I wouldn’t think twice about telling my friends or my doctor. For some reason, however, mental health is not treated in the same way. October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. Mental health struggles are just as valid as any…

Fighting Sickness Season

As we head into the fall, we also head into cold and flu season. Germs are all around us, and getting sick at some point is inevitable. Luckily, with these simple steps you can decrease your risk of illness and stay healthy this fall season…

Getting Involved in School!

Each fall brings a bounty of opportunities that beckon you to become  involved in your school community. Here are a few ways to get involved. Join a club! Clubs are probably the easiest and most direct route to getting involved. Typically, high schools have clubs…

Introducing Alexis

Hello everyone! My name is Alexis and I’m from Boston, MA. I am 17 years old and a rising senior in high school, where I enjoy my favorite classes, Biology and Math. I also enjoy my club, Letters to Soldiers, where I help make cards…