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Rejected Yearbook Themes

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 18, 2010
Chelsea recently hacked into the National Prom Theme Database mainframe, prompting Sparklers everywhere to contemplate what color cummerbund to wear to a Bubonic Plague Prom (paisley, duh) and whether it would be appropriate to take a limo to Communism Prom (only... More  →
Rejected Yearbook Themes

Open Thread for March 18

By Emily WinterMarch 18, 2010
We love the e-mail we got with this pic from Sparkler MistySilvermace, so we decided to share it: Hi, this is MistySilvermace... I thought I'd contribute my photo of my two Burmese cats, Maya and Kiki- Kiki is the one with the freaky glowy... More  →
Open Thread for March 18

Signs You Might Have Spring Fever

By Katie_RolnickMarch 17, 2010
This Saturday is the vernal equinox, which is just a fancy way of saying the first day of spring. Wooo-hooo! We're desperate for longer, warmer days and real, actual sunlight. You might even say we have "spring fever." But how do you know... More  →
Signs You Might Have Spring Fever

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 17, 2010
We're overrun with Awesome Things! We have 1000 Awesome Things, and one of those Awesome Things is called 1000 Awesome Things! *convulses on the floor* We need to make room in our inbox. We need... multiple Awesome Things today. Okay? Okay. Thing 1: The Salmon... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Should I Be a High School Hermit?

By ContributorMarch 17, 2010
Sparkler lmaonaise is very, very funny. Can we steal some of your funny, lmaonaise, for this awesome party on Saturday that *blushes* certain people may attend? Just this once? PLEASE?!?!? —SparkNotes editors Friends are an almost... More  →
Should I Be a High School Hermit?

Become a Scriptwriter in 30 Days...Or Else!

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 17, 2010
If you’re wondering why I’m staying up all night with my hands hovering over the computer keyboard as I stare impatiently at the calendar, it’s because Script Frenzy is about to begin in just (eek!) fifteen days. So, I better make this quick. What... More  →
Become a Scriptwriter in 30 Days...Or Else!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Cried, and Then I Headdesked

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 17, 2010
Hey, Sparklers! Auntie here, and I'll be answering a letter in a minute or so... just as soon as I finish crying little salty tears of happiness at how HOLYOMGSWEET you guys are. Wow! Thank you so much for the lovely birthday wishes!... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Cried, and Then I Headdesked

Things You'll Find In Your Meanest Teacher's Desk

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 17, 2010
You know the guy we're talking about—he glares at you with the fury of a thousand suns, and he fails everyone he possibly can, laughing like a war criminal as he does. What is his deal? Does he have, like, human skulls in that desk? Well,... More  →
Things You'll Find In Your Meanest Teacher's Desk

A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Intern

By ContributorMarch 17, 2010
NinjaCoCo is in an awesome class that helps students get real world experience by matching them up with internships. Give a puppy a kiss for us, NinjaC!!! —SparkNotes editors You have to have a strong stomach to work at a veterinary hospital. So... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Intern

Parcheesi, and Other Games of Love

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 17, 2010
If you've ever gone over to the home of a friend you happen to be crushing on, you know how this goes: Step 1: You show up. Step 2: You flip a wave and a "hi there" to Mr. and Mrs. Parents-of-Your-Crush. Step 3: You head down to... More  →
Parcheesi, and Other Games of Love