Netflix’s Social Dilemma made me question my social media usage

By Jenna Dunn '21

September 20, 2020

The Social Dilemma, featured on Netflix’s Top 10 and directed by Jeff Orlowski, explores the negative effect of technology usage of social networks. My boyfriend and I watched it last weekend after we were casually looking...

Visiting the 9/11 Memorial is a hard place to visit

By Liz Leonard '21

September 14, 2020

Last summer the West Deptford Girls’ Soccer Team took a three-day long trip to New York where we had the opportunity to visit the 9/11 Memorial. The memorial was a very unique experience that I would recommend to everyone. The...

No One Should Take Love for Granted

By Madeleine Malcolm '23

June 2, 2020

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare had a very big impact on me, and it has taught me a lot in only a short amount of time. The first lesson I learned was that you should fight for the things you love no matter what it takes....

It Takes a Tragedy to End a Dispute

By Aidan Hauenstein '23

June 2, 2020

One piece of literature that taught me some valuable lessons is Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. One thing Romeo and Juliet showed me is that holding grudges almost never turns out well. In the story, Romeo and Juliet’s...

Real Friends Will Be There For You

By Olivia Brasberger '23

June 2, 2020

The Body of Christopher Creed By Carol Plum-Ucci taught me several lessons throughout the book. As the main character, Torey Adams investigates his friend’s disappearance, he makes a few trust-worthy friends. These friends are...

Family Will Always Be There

By Lexy Yeager '23

June 2, 2020

The Miracle Worker has taught so many people amazing life lessons. One lesson that I have learned from this text is to never give up. Helen Keller was blind and deaf, and she struggled very hard when it came to communication....

Bullying Destroys a Person Physically and Mentally

By Joshua Owen '23

June 2, 2020

When reading The Body of Christopher Creed, one of the biggest lesson I learned was that bullying someone can not only hurt them physically, but it also destroys them mentally too. This was shown in the story in the many times...

Be Kind to Everyone

By Kylie Gill '23

June 2, 2020

A book that inspired me and taught me life lessons was The Body of Christopher Creed. One lesson that I learned was to be kind to everyone because you never know what they are going through. Chris didn’t have the best life at...

Love is stronger than hate

By Carolyn Daisey '23

June 2, 2020

One of the life lessons I learned is that too much of a good thing can turn out bad, as this was clearly shown in Romeo and Juliet. When Romeo and Juliet first met they had instantly fallen in love with one another; however,...

Think Before Acting

By Natalie Currie '23, By Natalie Currie '23

June 2, 2020

One of the works, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, has taught me some life lessons. The first one is to be honest with others. Multiple times in the play did Romeo and Juliet have to keep their secret, which ended in...

Push Through the Next Challenge

By Briella Bengel '23

June 2, 2020

One of the works I have read that affected me was The Miracle Worker by William Gibson. In everyone's life certain things can be difficult to deal with. When this happens to me, and I feel it is something I can’t do or feel...

Never Stress Out About the Small Stuff in Your Life

By Alicia Schiavo '23

June 2, 2020

One of the works that had an inspiration on me was Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. While reading this book, I learned many lessons, but there were three that really stood out and caught my attention the most. One of the lessons...