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Songs To Make You Feel Awkward

By Jonathan_FlaxJune 9, 2009
We know what you're thinking: "SparkLife mixes are supposed to be fun, or useful, or educational. The last thing most high school students need in their lives is more 'awkward.'" No, SparkLife did not become a sadistic media provider overnight.... More  →

Stamps for the Year 2009

By Dan_BergsteinJune 9, 2009
In this age of emailing and texting, letters and postcards are beginning to seem like an old-fashioned relic of the past. The U.S. Postal Service is trying to stay relevant by doing stuff like releasing stamps featuring The Simpsons—which might have been cool and... More  →

Don't Mention It: Party Edition

By Matt_HunzikerJune 9, 2009

The end of the year usually means parties, whether you’re living off of free food at the graduation shindigs of your entire senior class or just celebrating the beginning of summer around a bonfire or barbecue with friends. And as Spiderman reminds us, with

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While You Were Sleeping: The Art of Camp Pranks

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 9, 2009
We recently posted about preparing for summer camp, which inspired Super Summer Sparkler rockgod2009 to ask, Hey guys, what are some good relatively clean pranks to do on girls? You are in luck, rockgod2009, because this contributor just so happens to have ten years of... More  →

Even Boy Band Members Have Hormones! (and Other Exciting News)

By kat_rosenfieldJune 9, 2009
If you’ve been privately (or not-so-privately) pining away for the Jonas brothers, here’s some news that will interest you: Even the brothers’ mother thinks her boys might be, er, susceptible to temptation. Or as this article's headline puts it, “Jonas mom believes sons could... More  →

Blogging Twilight: Part 11

By Dan_BergsteinJune 9, 2009
We're back in FULL EFFECT! Whoooooo! Let's celebrate with a new Twilight post from Dan Bergstein, shall we? Catch up on Dan's first installments: Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ... More  →
Blogging Twilight: Part 11

The Fling's the Thing!

By Laura_WassonJune 8, 2009
To be perfectly honest, the summer fling is unavoidable. It's like the chickenpox of the teenage dating world—it happens to everyone at some point. It can happen at camp, at summer school, while on vacation. I mean, really, no one is safe. There's some alchemic... More  →

Technology Invasion: Your Parents Can Access Everything!

By Katie_RolnickJune 8, 2009
Wouldn't it be, like, awful if your parents could see your entire academic portfoliocourse grades, standardized state test scores, attendance history and more!More  →

Ways to Spend an Entire Summer

By Matt_HunzikerJune 8, 2009

If you haven’t finished out the school year yet, you’ve probably got no more than a week or two left and then about three months of downtime—that’s roughly 2,200 hours, minus sleeping, working, and perspiring under a beach umbrella. Managing that free time can

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Chris Listens: Relationships, Puppies, Cheating, and More Relationships

By Chris_DikenJune 8, 2009
Today we continue with Part II of this last week’s Chris Listens. As you may recall, we received many heartfelt questions from SparkNotes readers, so we’re holding off on making fun of rock bands and iPhone apps in order to... More  →