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March 2023
Cover: A Quirky Combination by Sabrina Lu, 13

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The Kidnapping of the Principal’s Son

When her best friend disappears, Katie puts on her detective hat A typical Sunday night in the Midwestern town of Mells Bells included fourteen- year-old…

By Cecilia Hodgman, Art by Eileen Moon, 13

My Raindrop Journey

A young boy tells the story of living on a cloud Hello. My name is Roy. I live in a big, big cloud. One day,…

By Roy Zha, Art by Ella Shin, 7

Lost and Forgotten

A slow morning takes an ominous turn for a widow The moment her foot touched the pavement, she stopped. She turned around, uncertain about what…

By Alexandra Steyn, 13


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Reading with My Sister

The narrator recalls quiet mornings reading with their sister When I was four years old, I moved to America with my mom and older sister…

By Minghan Tang, Art by Sophia Zhang, 12

Bloody Head

Samuelle is rushed to the ER after bumping his head at the playground I don’t know why this happened. I was a nice, calm person.…

By Samuelle Torres, Art by Sabrina Lu, 11

With Expression Comes Connection

The narrator celebrates the beauty of ballet Since I was three years old, ballet has played a huge role in creating and shaping my life.…

By Kayla Song, Art by Nari Woo Park, 13
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The Mask

Earnest Eyes I sit and stare At the mask I have to wear. When I go to school, I see a sign that says, “Wear…

By Lily Guttermuth, Art by Saira Merchant, 12

art room

i want to sit in the art room where no one thinks to check on me i want to sit in the art room where…

By Shivanshi Dutt, 13

My Different Names

When I was small, Around preschool, I was called Anusha. For some reason, One that I still do not understand, My mother and father decided…

By Shivanshi Dutt, 13


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Dream Dream


By Sophia Zhang, 12

Earnest Eyes

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By Saira Merchant, 12


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By Joey Vasaturo, 12

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