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Eight Questions About Homeschooling that I Never Want to Hear Again

By ContributorDecember 6, 2011
Handbells_Books_Ohyeah knows you're curious, but she's heard it aaaall before.  –Sparkitors As a high schooler who has been homeschooled my entire life, I’ve gotten used to the many assumptions that people make about my kind of learning. These... More  →
Eight Questions About Homeschooling that I Never Want to Hear Again

Confession: I'm a Fan of Kristen Stewart (Hear Me Out!)

By ContributorDecember 6, 2011
FINALLY, someone who understands our KStew girl crush. THANK YOU, musicmaker191, for speaking up!—Sparkitors I know what you’re thinking. “Kristen Stewart?! She’s the enemy! She’s a Twi-hard! She has an IQ of three and a half!” Well, none of those things... More  →
Confession: I'm a Fan of Kristen Stewart (Hear Me Out!)

The Pros and Cons of the Maximum Ride Series

By ContributorDecember 6, 2011
Skytreader takes a closer look at one of her favorite series!—Sparkitors I'll start off by saying that I absolutely love the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson. In case you're not... More  →
The Pros and Cons of the Maximum Ride Series

You Know You've Been Studying for Too Long When...

By Scott GreenstoneDecember 5, 2011
The Dark Lord extending his evil reign on your brain this month? His name be-ith Finals. Finals the Dreaded One. The only way to defeat him is to study, and you’ve been spending more time studying than, perhaps, you should. But how do you know when... More  →
You Know You've Been Studying for Too Long When...

And the Consensus Is....

By ContributorDecember 5, 2011
Things are looking good for Faye and Ash...but what about Faye and her fake boyfriend? —Sparkitors Hi, and welcome to THE GIRLS’ ROOM! (Throwback to early 2000’s Nickelodeon, anyone? Anyone? Okay then.) Well I’m Faye, and I’m SUPER POPULAR! This week in THE GIRLS’ ROOM, we’re... More  →
And the Consensus Is....

Being Difficult Doesn't Make It a Sport

By ContributorDecember 5, 2011
All_Is_Mal is about to define "sports" in very clear terms. Cheerleaders, brace yourselves.—Sparkitors For some absurd reason, everyone who does any sort of physical activity insists that it is a sport—probably because most people think that makes it more... More  →
Being Difficult Doesn't Make It a Sport

Teen Novels That Aren't Nearly As Popular As They Should Be

By ContributorDecember 5, 2011
da213 wants to spread the word about these awesome but underappreciated books!—Sparkitors I’m not saying these intrepid tomes of teen lit are Harry Potter-level, but they are really great books, and I have no idea why they aren’t more... More  →
Teen Novels That Aren't Nearly As Popular As They Should Be

In Defense of ... *gulp*... Twilight

By ContributorDecember 5, 2011
dianamer994 bravely faces Twi-haters—but will she win you over to the dark side?—Sparkitors Ok, STOP. Put down those pitchforks, torches, and very sharp carrots (which incidentally make a weapon that is both healthy and delicious!) and listen before assaulting: I... More  →
In Defense of ... *gulp*... Twilight

The Pros and Cons of Being Sick

By ContributorDecember 5, 2011
Get well soon, LunyLovegood!Sparkitors Being sick, and therefore missing school: we all know how much this stinks. You're huddled under a pile of blankets, a thermometer under your tongue, and if you're like me, your parents are at work, and you're home alone... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Being Sick

The Burn Book Doesn't Exist: Debunking Misconceptions About the "Popular" Crowd

By ContributorDecember 5, 2011
Sparkler Sammy is here to put a stop to the stereotypes!—Sparkitors Sparklebutts, let me ask you a very important question: how many of you have seen the movie Mean Girls? Don’t lie to me; I can see... More  →
The Burn Book Doesn't Exist: Debunking Misconceptions About the