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  • KatieL
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  • Dear Megan,
    I am very intrigued in your post because I personally loved the movie and book The Giver! It is so interesting to think about how different life would be without something that most of us take for granted everyday: the ability to speak our minds through whatever words we please. One thing that you said that stands out to me is that…Read More

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    The Effects of Social Media on the Power of Language

    To put it simply, words are powerful. Language is the key tool for expression and communication between people. People’s everyday lives consist of speaking, reading, and writing, which are all extremely vital to our existence as human beings. “Studying...

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    • Katie, I really enjoyed how you discussed both the good and bad side of the argument in which you discussed. You advocated for each one very well from an unbiased view which really ties your post together.

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    Dear Anna,
    I am intrigued by your post because you really dive deep into the concepts of traveling on an adventure outside of one’s comfort zone. It’s very interesting how you relate a pilgrimage to that of a hero’s journey because they both allow for growth and the opportunity to gain new knowledge about the world and their ident…Read More

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    The Purpose Found in Pilgrimage

    As people get caught up in the stress and anxiety of everyday life, we tend to feel lost and confused. This often relates to the lack of a sense of purpose or peace in our minds and hearts. These...

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  • Dear Catherine,
    I am interested in your post because I really loved reading To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee when I was a freshman. Also, I remember talking about the critical judgment that the whole town had toward Boo Radley in the novel.

    One thing you said that stands out for me is “He had dominated their imaginations from the very…Read More

  • Dear Abdul,
    Your story on the length of the work week intrigued me because I have thought about this topic before myself and totally agree with the implementation of this idea. You have enlightened me on your culture’s work and school week, and I am fascinated by your perspective as a Muslim high school student.

    One thing you said that stands…Read More

  • Dear Rosa,
    I am interested in your post because I have heard about the possibility of gene manipulation becoming more popular in animals and possibly humans in the future. I feel like there are many different opinions having to do with this matter, ranging from believing it is a good idea and will benefit the future population of our world to…Read More

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    Dear Isabella,
    I am intrigued by your post because I have never thought about what concrete reasons could be the cause of procrastination. I find it interesting and informative that these reasons could be a sign of mental illness or undiagnosed conditions that people don’t even know they have.
    One thing you said that stands out to me is “the str…Read More



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