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A Day in the Life at Drum Major Camp

By ContributorSeptember 10, 2010
Built-in nap time?! Can we go to your camp, PatanRocks1210? —Sparkitors Drum Major Camp is only four days long, and everyone whines when it ends. This year, I had too much fun not to write about it for SparkNotes. It's like band camp, only... More  →
A Day in the Life at Drum Major Camp

How to Survive High School, As Written By A Seventh Grader

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 10, 2010
You may not know a lot about high school, {Insert_Witty_Username_Here}, but you sure know a lot about making us laugh!—Sparkitors If you're reading this because you're genuinely wondering about high school, go away. Everything I know about high school... More  →
How to Survive High School, As Written By A Seventh Grader

How to Pull Off Your New Look

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 10, 2010
If you've just returned to school after a summerlong hiatus, you've probably noticed that some of your peers seem to have changed in the interim period between June and September. Last year's pockmarked froshie nerd grew seven inches and is now a clear-skinned, strapping sophomore... More  →
How to Pull Off Your New Look

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterSeptember 10, 2010
BillyBobJoeAKACheeseAKASeth is so angry at us! We didn't acknowledge his birthday, we puked on his favorite SparkLife flag, and we ate his dog for dinner. That's pretty much what he said in this comment: @sparkitors- i am very sad i told you guys that it... More  →
The Friday Awards

How To Be A Teenage Comedian

By ContributorSeptember 10, 2010
We used to want to be comedians too, nycomic56, but we were afraid people would laugh at us. GET IT?!—Sparkitors Ever since I was little, I’ve loved making people laugh. I'm part of a improv troupe and have actually performed stand-up... More  →
How To Be A Teenage Comedian

My Crush is British

By ContributorSeptember 10, 2010
We totally agree with you, kelsey; Brits are pretty smokin'!—Sparkitors If I were to make a list of all the guys I find particularly yummy, the majority of them would be British. I mean, the accent, the acting chops, the scruffy... More  →
My Crush is British

Choose Your SparkNotes Flag: Round 1D

By Emily WinterSeptember 10, 2010
We've got it allllllll figured out... There will be FOUR to SIX more days of Round 1, and there will be THREE rounds total: The Mosh Pit (round 1), the Semi-Sweet Milk Chocolate Finals (round 2), and The Freakin' FINALLY Finals (round 3). As you may... More  →
Choose Your SparkNotes Flag: Round 1D

How to Make Friends Who Hate Each Other Fall in Love

By Ashley SpencerSeptember 10, 2010
Shelly and Matt are your two best friends, which is weird, because they’re so totally different. Shelly always complains that her jeans stretch out after she wears them for 20 minutes, and it looks like she pooped in them. Your buddy Matt hates all complaining.... More  →
How to Make Friends Who Hate Each Other Fall in Love

Auntie SparkNotes: An Inconsistent Tom

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 10, 2010
We'd like to put a sticky lollipop right in Tom's hair. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, My friend, Tom, is acting strange. We've been friends for a long time. But I'd say for about a year's time, he's been different. He says he'll call me, he usually doesn't, same... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: An Inconsistent Tom

What To Do When You Can’t Sleep

By ContributorSeptember 10, 2010
Judging from her name, InnSomKnnYack is something of an expert on this subject!—Sparkitors Have trouble sleeping? Of course you do. I read something one time that said over 55% of American teens don’t get enough sleep. Coincidentally, that same something... More  →
What To Do When You Can’t Sleep