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What High School Choir's Really Like

By ContributorApril 14, 2010
If this ed had ever tried out for choir, she would have been sent home immediately. Thanks, raichuftw, for this inside info on what non-choir kids are missing! —SparkNotes editors Being in a high school choir is, in a word, awesome. It has its down... More  →
What High School Choir's Really Like

xXx_lola_xXx's Rules of Commenting

By ContributorApril 14, 2010
We think it's awesome that xXx_lola_xXx took the time to write about blog commenting manners. She's the Emily Post of SparkLife posts! —SparkNotes editors SparkLife is usually a healthy, safe, fun place to comment, but occasionally, things get out of hand. For that reason,... More  →
xXx_lola_xXx's Rules of Commenting

Awesome Thing of the Week

By NashApril 14, 2010
This week's video was sent by a mystery Sparkler 4doorsdown, and has everything you could ask for in a French animated short: action, romance and...calamari? Well, for our octopus heroes, we certainly hope not. Last week's Awesome Thing, this hilarious... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Ways To Salvage the Worst Day Ever

By Jon_SkindzierApril 14, 2010
Everyone has had some kind of Worst Day Ever, when the day progresses from "bad" to "a ridiculous farce wherein you are obviously someone's comic relief." You wake up determined to make the most of some dreary Tuesday, but before you know it you're sleepily... More  →
Ways To Salvage the Worst Day Ever

Teen Witch

By ContributorApril 14, 2010
The jig is up, imightbeawitch! We know now, you are a witch! —SparkNotes editors Whenever I say the word "witch," people think of warty hags flying on broomsticks who own black cats and cackle evilly as they stir a cauldron, or the Samantha Stevens... More  →
Teen Witch

The Quotable Love Cynic

By ContributorApril 14, 2010
1grobanite, don't give up on love, but also, don't stop making fun of it. —SparkNotes editors I was looking up quotes the other day—halfheartedly searching for some tidbit I could post onto my corkboard—when eventually I stumbled upon a collection of love-related quotations, which,... More  →
The Quotable Love Cynic

Open Thread for April 14

By Emily WinterApril 14, 2010
Glee was finally (!!!) back last night, but we'd forgotten about it until we got home from softball practice and saw our DVR aglow. We're guessing that some of you guys forgot, too, so can anyone tell us how/where Sparklers can catch up on last night's... More  →
Open Thread for April 14

Quinceañeras Demystified

By ContributorApril 13, 2010
gummybeararmygeneral's quinceañera mass is today(!), and it sounds like it's going to be a blast. If there's any room left in your court, gummy, we'd like to let you know that we're excellent dancers. —SparkNotes editors This year I’m turning 15. As an Hispanic... More  →
Quinceañeras Demystified

20 Ideas for Late Spring Breakers

By ContributorApril 13, 2010
Some of you lucky ducks are just starting your spring break. Well, Phay1508 hasn't forgotten about you! —SparkNotes editors Here's my list of 20 things to do on Spring Break: 1.Get a book, and read it. (Yeah, I know this sounds English teacher-y, but... More  →
20 Ideas for Late Spring Breakers

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Not Jealous, I'm Just Consumed by Rage

By kat_rosenfieldApril 13, 2010
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I think I'm going crazy. I'm a high schooler, and I'm proud to say that I get good grades and take challenging courses. However, there is one other girl, let's call her Sue, who is in many of my classes. She too gets... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Not Jealous, I'm Just Consumed by Rage