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Springfield HS

  • I believe in the importance of sharing a meal with someone; I believe the bond formed is unlike any other and the significance of this is so often lost on…
  • This past holiday season, my mom became infatuated with Hallmark movies. Since she hogged the television, I decided to sit down and see what she saw in…
  • I have never played video games, never gone out for a sport. I watch no regular TV shows, almost never do my homework at home, and have joined few high…
  • I was born and raised in Springfield, IL and categorize myself as an American Muslim; always have, always will. Some, however, forget I have the same…
  • “Jackson had never read even a simple book until six months ago. He’s in the fifth grade.” I stepped back, becoming more unsettled by the story I was…
  • “We’re going to drive to the football game at nine tonight,” I said to Ayumi, explaining our plans for the evening.She cocked her head and gave me a…
  • THIS I BELIEVE - I was only five when I came home from kindergarten with an American Youth Football League flyer, begging my parents to sign me up. They…
  • Not many young women can say they held their fathers hand as he died when they were just 15 years old. None of us want to be able to say that. His name…
  • There are walls among us. Walls can protect us by surrounding or discourage us by dividing. There is a wall among us that not only discourages but also…
  • For the longest time we were known to everyone as the Brady Bunch. That all changed when John Paul came along. He threw the whole thing off! Ever since I…