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Facing Challenges And Fear Every Day: Wendy Bordewisch By Kayla Bordewisch

My mother, Wendy Bordewisch, faces challenges every day. My mother has Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She was diagnosed in 2007 when my younger brother Gavin...

No White Flags: Steve Gleason By Alex Vrbensky

Today we don’t always appreciate what we have or what we can do. And, we sometimes forget that some people in this world can’t...

Social School Problems By Dariana Kerrick

I decided to interview a friend who would like to stay anonymous. For most of her school years, she was bullied and had an...

Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) Overcomes Disease to Become A World Leader...

Struck with polio in 1921 at the age of 39, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) overcame this disability to become one of the best presidents...

Stevie Wonder By Porter Tierney

Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw on May 13, 1950. He was born prematurely causing Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) leaving him blind. His full...

Ali Krieger Inspires By Amanda Win

Ali Krieger has really inspired me by the way she has overcome so many challenges and speedbumps in her path to greatness. This soccer...

Moving By Jake Miller

My Uncle Sebastion had to overcome adversity when he came to the United States of America.  He was born in Greece. When he arrived...

Two Degrees By Jack Woods

Three people who had to overcome challenges are: Bernice Notenboom, Martin Hartley, and Ann Daniels. They skied from 88 degrees north to the North...

6th Grader’s Guide to Middle School by Samuel Howard

Middle School is nothing like elementary school. Everything is more crowded, crammed, confusing, and more up-beat. Your 6th grade year could be great…or horrible. A quick...

The White Rabbit By Jennifer Braman

I wake up to find that Lillian, my owner, is setting a bowl of baby carrots in my small cage for breakfast. Nothing new,...

WHY I HATE HOMEWORK: A Poem by Logan Clay

Homework can really stink Sometimes I’m too tired to think It MAY educate me, and it MAY prepare me for school, Sometimes, but only rarely is that...

Rethink Cyberbullying by Alex Vrbensky

Online chat with soccer team players Situation without Rethink App Dylan: Great game, guys Jake: Yeah Logan: I know Dylan: Man I am so annoyed that I got that...

Turtles in Trash Trouble by Max Houck

One day in the midst of August, a young boy named Jack was walking along the beach with his mother to collect sea glass....

Save the Leather Back Turtle by Kayley Cooke

Central Middle School 6th grader Kayley Cooke created a flyer to promote awareness of endangered turtles.  

The Last Breath by Patrick Hamilton

It’s me, the last one, dark and cold I’m weak lonely and sad Depressed that I am the last one I smell the sweet...