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What It's Really Like To Attend An English Boarding School

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
We totally thought that English boarding school would be EXACTLY like Hogwarts—but Sushii24 tells us the real deal.—Sparkitors I’m currently an A-level student in a private English boarding school in the countryside.I went to boarding school hoping for midnight feasts and... More  →
What It's Really Like To Attend An English Boarding School

Quadruple Dates=Quadruple Disaster (There Are Dead Fish Involved)

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
thenameselodie finally has a cute guy wrapped around her little finger—so what's the hold-up?—Sparkitors WARNING: The following post details a simple movie night that ultimately mushroomed into something more. A goldfish may or may not have been killed. A... More  →
Quadruple Dates=Quadruple Disaster (There Are Dead Fish Involved)

New Intern! New Intern's Pick!

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
Hi Sparklers!  My name is Aislinn, and I'm the new INTERN! I'm super excited about working at SparkLife this summer and can't wait for you to email me stuff at contribute@sparknotes.com.  This video is one that I'm kind of obsessed with and watch... More  →
New Intern! New Intern's Pick!

Open Thread for May 5

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 5, 2011
Don't kill us, Sparklers, but these zombies are actually kind of... cute... OreosAndMountainDew sent them in with this explanation: It's the first ever SparkLife zombies: Dan and his shmexy zombie girlfriend... Who looks just like me... Yay Zombie Love! if that zombie looks just... More  →
Open Thread for May 5

You Know You're From Washington D.C. When....

By ContributorMay 5, 2011
Paige if we come visit, will you take us to the Spy Museum? Please? We always wanted to be James Bond. —Sparkitors When most people hear the words "Washington D.C.," they think about the President, the Capitol building, and maybe an American flag. To... More  →
You Know You're From Washington D.C. When....

May Horoscopes

By Dan_BergsteinMay 4, 2011
May is a time of fresh air, flowers, and happy fluffy clouds. It could also be a time of sneezing so hard that your eyes squirt out of your skull. How will you fare? Read on, if you dare. (Hey! That last part totally rhymed!... More  →
May Horoscopes

Outdoor Camp and Conspiring Friends

By ContributorMay 4, 2011
We think Sierra is doing a great job on her prom diet, and her dress is gorgeous! —Sparkitors Bonjour Sparklers! I missed you last week—mostly because I've been working as a camp counselor with no internet, and I've been deprived of my daily SparkLife... More  →
Outdoor Camp and Conspiring Friends

How to Win Prom Gracefully

By kat_rosenfieldMay 4, 2011
You've waited. You've wondered. You've promised free baloney sandwiches to anyone who votes you Leading Royal Dude or Lady (or Dudelady!) of the Prom Court Monarchy. And now, at long last, the results are in... and you've won! But what happens now? Good thing you've got Spar More  →
How to Win Prom Gracefully

Random Instrumentals

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 4, 2011
Today's playlist was sent in by an anonymous Sparkler ...but we like it anyway! "Diablo Rojo" by Rodrigo y Gabriella  "Veridis Quo" by Daft Punk "Bogota By Bus" by Jesse Cook "Last of the Wilds" by Nightwish "Vitamin String Quartet performs Fireflies" by Owl City "Drive Away"... More  →
Random Instrumentals

You Are One Pertinacious Son-of-a-Gun

By Chelsea DaggerMay 4, 2011
EPIC VOCAB SHOUT-OUTS from yesterday's post go to: NinjaPotter: Every single Sparkler loves The Dagger's plethora of diaphoresis that perspires from her axilla. Don't deny it. crimsonandclover23: I have a plethora of witty, sarcastic remarks... More  →
You Are One Pertinacious Son-of-a-Gun