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Ask a Teacher: Does Participation Really Count?

By Mr. KatsibubasSeptember 1, 2011
Q: Does participation really count? A: I was always shocked when a teacher would explain that participation in class discussions was going to have a large effect on my final grade. To go along with all of the awkwardness that comes with being in high school,... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Does Participation Really Count?

Worst Kiss Scenarios and Wheelchair Dancing

By ContributorSeptember 1, 2011
thatshowiroll21 is getting ready to move-in to her dorm, but she can't stop thinking of make-out mishaps. —Sparkitors Lately I've been thinking about the goals I set for freshmen year, especially the one about getting my first kiss. It dawned on me... More  →
Worst Kiss Scenarios and Wheelchair Dancing

Hate Your Roommate? Try This.

By Ashley SpencerSeptember 1, 2011
Sharing a room is hard, especially if you were one of those lucky kids who was never forced to co-habitate with a sibling. If you get to college and discover that your roomie is the exact opposite of the cool, welcoming, friendly human you were... More  →
Hate Your Roommate? Try This.

Justin Bieber: Always Say Sometimes

By Dan_BergsteinSeptember 1, 2011
Welcome back to the SparkNotes Movie Club. This month (or last month, technically), we picked the classic film Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, and then everyone screamed and shouted and passed out with excitement! Or not. It seems most SparkNotes readers have pretty good taste... More  →
Justin Bieber: Always Say Sometimes

It's Official: Snape is the Most Popular Dude in the World

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 1, 2011
The Guardian just released the results of their "Who's your favorite Harry Potter character?" poll, and the winner is none other than the sulky, shampoo-resistant Severus Snape, who is surely performing victorious hip-thrusts in a moldy basement at this very moment. Snape won by... More  →
It's Official: Snape is the Most Popular Dude in the World

My Dominican Adventure: The Brave Beginning

By ContributorSeptember 1, 2011
Jazzy, aka villanous_mwaha, is now an exchange student in the DR! We can't wait to hear all about her adventures. —Sparkitors I have been having a lot of trouble writing of late because my life right now is so full of stuff. But I... More  →
My Dominican Adventure: The Brave Beginning

We Want to See You on the First Day of School!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 1, 2011
Reminder: we have a burning desire in our grimy little hearts to see every single one of you on your first day of school. Sadly, even if we clone ourselves enough times that our DNA melts into a shimmery puddle of chromosomes, we still won't have... More  →
We Want to See You on the First Day of School!

Four Reasons Why Breaking Dawn Will Rock Your Socks Off

By ContributorSeptember 1, 2011

Nicole_Lyn is really looking forward to the next Twilight movie. (Bet you never thought you'd see THAT sentence on SparkLife!)—Sparkitors

It’s pretty much become a widely accepted fact that the Twilight “saga” (that word is way too epic for those... More  →

Four Reasons Why Breaking Dawn Will Rock Your Socks Off

The Pros and Cons of Being Blonde

By ContributorSeptember 1, 2011
HazelRachel, you've made us extremely jealous of your hair. Is that a pro or a con? —Sparkitors I've been a blonde my whole life. Never has another color of hair sat atop my head, nor have I ever wanted one (unless... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Being Blonde

Proud To Be in the Itty Bitty Titty Committee

By ContributorSeptember 1, 2011
How could we not publish Mystery Puncher's post with a title like this. —Sparkitors SMALL BOOBS—I have them. Most 16-year-olds are bigger than a 34A, but that's where I've been since 7th grade. Back then I'd say I was average, but as everybody grew and... More  →
Proud To Be in the Itty Bitty Titty Committee