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How to Conquer Summer Boredom: A FLOWCHART

By Kit FraserJune 22, 2015
At the beginning of summer, there's a million things to do, from brainstorming hilarious names for the Cumberbaby to working on that Divergent... More  →
How to Conquer Summer Boredom: A FLOWCHART

Open Thread for February 26!

By SparkLifeFebruary 26, 2015
Somewhere it's warm and sunny. Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username t0 get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for February 26!

Spring Breakerbowl 2013

By Laura EtheredgeFebruary 15, 2013
Today, Sparklers, we face the greatest threat to our comfortably predictable existence since Winter Break: it’s Spring Break, and it’s hurtling toward... More  →
Spring Breakerbowl 2013

The Nerdiest Places to Go on Spring Break

By ElodieMarch 2, 2012
Forget beaches, swimsuits, and sunshine. Books, video games, and WiFi—now that's the way to go. If you really need to release your... More  →
The Nerdiest Places to Go on Spring Break

What To Do When Parents Head Out for a Weekend

By ContributorJuly 5, 2011
eyredumaslove95 knows how to use her freedom. Welcome to SparkLife, eyredumaslove! —Sparkitors If you're like me, a weekend from those loving-in-your-face-parents... More  →
What To Do When Parents Head Out for a Weekend

My French Adventure: Crepes, Culture Shock, and Scandal!

By ContributorMarch 17, 2011
LadyM, this is the funniest vocab lesson we've ever had. —Sparkitors The tail end of my glorious February vacation has... More  →
My French Adventure: Crepes, Culture Shock, and Scandal!

Travel Buddies: The Dirty Details

By ContributorJune 30, 2010
We're assuming that dramaKTO is a... More  →
Travel Buddies: The Dirty Details

The Dos and Dont's of a Day at the Beach

By ContributorJune 30, 2010
This post by missmolly02481 really makes us want to hit the waves, but... More  →
The Dos and Dont's of a Day at the Beach

What Your Not-So-Favorite Teachers Are Doing this Summer

By Ashley SpencerJune 3, 2010
It’s been a long year—not just for you, but for your teachers. Ms. Bishop deserves a break; she didn't say anything, but... More  →
What Your Not-So-Favorite Teachers Are Doing this Summer