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Birthdays, Teen Choice Awards, and Summer Sun in this Week's Celeb Tweets!

By Aislinn ShevlinAugust 21, 2015
Week after week we are here to give you the ultimate snapshots of celeb tweets! Don't miss Joe Jonas' birthday, Caitlyn Jenner's win at the Teen Choice Awards, and your fave celebs enjoying the summer sun in this week's roundup! More  →
Birthdays, Teen Choice Awards, & Summer Sun in this Week's Celeb Tweets!

Open Thread for August 21!

By SparkLifeAugust 21, 2015
WELCOME TO THE OT COUCH. Happy Friday Sparklers! Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your photos on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for August 21!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 20, 2015
Dear Auntie, I write this letter to you in an extreme state of emotional turmoil. I'm a junior and just found out that my sophomore friend was raped. The incident itself happened a little less than a month ago. We're not particularly close: I've only known her for... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

What Not to Wear on Your New-School-Year Fashion Debut

By Janet ManleyAugust 20, 2015
New year, new opportunity to right your fashion wrongs and debut the new, one-year-older you as a self-assured mover and shaker. On your first day back at school, you want your wardrobe to announce: "I'm back! And boy did I have a good summer!" *gives flannel... More  →
What Not to Wear on Your New-School-Year Fashion Debut

25 Thoughts Everyone's Had During High School

By AddisonAugust 20, 2015
1. Why am I here? AGAIN? 2. Oh, I opened Facebook. HOW DID I OPEN FACEBOOK? FACEBOOK IS SUPPOSED TO BE BLOCKED. 3. *scans potential SO* I don't know you but I have a feeling we're gonna be finishing each other's sandwiches... 4. If we could just read... More  →
25 Thoughts Everyone's Had During High School

J.K. Rowling's Advice For Writers Is Worth Twelve Of Malfoy

By Elaine AtwellAugust 20, 2015
Hardly a day goes by that J.K. Rowling doesn't do something to confirm her status as humanity's fairy godmother. She not only designed an entire world where our imaginations can go to feel safe and loved and special, she graced Twitter with her presence, to... More  →
J.K. Rowling's Advice For Writers Is Worth Twelve Of Malfoy

The Roles Most Likely to Result in "Death Due to Embarrassment" in a High School Musical

By Janet ManleyAugust 20, 2015
With the new school year comes the opportunity to immortalize yourself in [high school] theater history by performing an iconic role. (*finger snaps* "I hope I get it.") Along with a shot at one blaze of glory come the very real tribulations of wonky... More  →
The Roles Most Likely to Result in "Death Due to Embarrassment" in a High School Musical

10 TV Shows You NEED To Binge-Watch Before Going Back To School

By AddisonAugust 20, 2015
The moment we freed ourselves from the binding chains of high school, we made an unbreakable vow to ourselves—to kick back and own this summer, much like our songstress BFF Taylor Swift. Okay, that's a bit of a stretch. We planned to catch up... More  →
10 TV Shows You NEED To Binge-Watch Before Going Back To School

"Give Her Hell For Us, Peeves": 8 Iconic Lines By Our Fave Fictional Characters!

By Tyler FederAugust 20, 2015
First Tyler brought her awesome, quirky style to our favorite romantic rivalries, and now she's captured the most memorable quotes by eight characters we absolutely adore. Click through to see confessions of love, hilarious quips, and heroic declarations, then hit the comme More  →
"Give Her Hell For Us, Peeves": 8 Iconic Lines By Our Fave Fictional Characters!

Open Thread for August 20!

By SparkLifeAugust 20, 2015
Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your adventure pics on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for August 20!