Attention all graduating seniors (and those about to drop out): You have only a few days, or hours, left to get yourself in the school paper before graduation. We know some of you think you don't care about being in the school paper. But one... More →
Don't pretend like it hasn't happened to you. Everyone's wiped out at one time or another.
That senior quarterback who seems to have inherited all the coordination genes in the tri-state area? Yep, he's wiped out. The cheerleader who can be tossed ten feet in the... More →
Here at SparkNotes, we’ve been mining for rockstar Sparklers, real readers with so much music knowledge that awesome playlists are coming out of their... butterknives. The following submission is from Sparkler Iamjoannayupi. Enjoy! -SparkNotes Editors
You have been waiting for almost nine months.
Maybe you have been... More →
SparkLife contributor Dan Bergstein is reading Twilight and blogging about it. Catch up on the first installments here.Chapter Five
At lunch, Edward stares at Bella in the cafeteria and beckons her over to sit with him.
They talk for a bit. She describes his eyes... More →
Formerly known as Comments We Lurve/Love/Really, Really Like but are Afraid to Commit to, our Friday feature is now THE FRIDAY AWARDS. Why? Because awards are shiny and pretty and make me feel better about myself. Because we've expanded our scope to cover... More →
The death knell for the music video has been sounded many times--we at SparkNotes have even given it a vigorous ringing in our more cynical moments. Blame typically is heaped on MTV, whose once-video-heavy lineup has devolved into a hot mess of reality... More →
Music is easily one of the most consistently satisfying parts of life. And for better or worse it’s also one of those things people use as a form of social currency, as a way to work your way into a group of people or impress... More →
It's the time of year when we're approaching the peak of an annual pandemic: Senioritis is sweeping the land. As you know, the only cure is graduation, but we at SparkNotes have the perfect balm to soothe the symptoms: A healthy reminder of some of the things you think you... More →
Meet super Sparkler AllisonJY, one of our regular student writers who fesses up to some mortifying moments! Enjoy! -SparkNotes Editors
Embarrassment. That's the key word that governs my life. I swear, someone up there hates me.
It all began when I was six. I was at the... More →