Skip over navigation

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Crush How I Feel?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 26, 2014
Auntie, Hey there! I'm a junior in high school with lots of ideas about what to do with boys, but in practice have... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Crush How I Feel?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Family They Kept Me in the Closet?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 8, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have lots of thoughts, feelings, and questions surrounding my sexual orientation but I’ll ask you just one: If the time... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Family They Kept Me in the Closet?

In Honor of SparkLife Confession Day, A Confession

By Bo LarkinNovember 15, 2013
Did you hate the jumpsuit we bought you for your birthday? Are YOU the one who ate the last Pop-Tart, then put... More  →
In Honor of SparkLife Confession Day, A Confession

Confession: I Failed Three AP Exams

By Ricki HurtadoMay 10, 2013
AP exams are here and everyone is freaking out. After a whole year of studying a topic, you now find yourself cramming... More  →
Confession: I Failed Three AP Exams

Confessions of a Teacher's Kid, Part Two

By Sydney ScottMay 9, 2013
Way back in July 2011, my very first Sparkler post, Confessions of a Teacher’s Kid, was published. And in the two... More  →
Confessions of a Teacher's Kid, Part Two

Gary's Confession

By ContributorApril 10, 2012
Hi. My name is Gary, and I am a comment gobbler. I’ve been struggling with this problem for about two years now. It... More  →
Gary's Confession

Confessions of a Former Bully

By ContributorSeptember 22, 2011
kleptotophat, thank you for writing this brave, fascinating article. –Sparkitors Hey there, Sparklers and Manklers. Many of you have been through... More  →
Confessions of a Former Bully

Ask a Teacher: Do You Show Movies in Class When You're Feeling Lazy?

By Mr. NavidarAugust 22, 2011
Q: Do you show us movies in class when you’re lazy and don’t feel like working? Admit it! A: Fact: I often feel... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Do You Show Movies in Class When You're Feeling Lazy?

Ask a Teacher: Do You Gossip About Students?

By Mr. JonesAugust 18, 2011
Welcome to Ask a Teacher! In this new series, a group of hilarious educators will tell you the TRUTH about what goes... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Do You Gossip About Students?

Finals Week: Do or Die

By Lindsay PuvelMay 13, 2011
Analogies are never perfect. Some, however, get pretty darn close. Though Alfred Lord Tennyson was supposedly writing about the Battle of Balaclava... More  →
Finals Week: Do or Die