We did some sessions recently with Years 7 and 8 in Fitzalan High School. Here are some of the submissions that weren't quite long enough to go up as individual articles!
I’ve noticed around my school a lot of people still using the term “gay” as a negative or derogatory term, when everyone should know that a sexuality isn’t a insult or a “diss” it’s exactly what I said: a sexuality. I don’t think people realise that when they use the words “gay” or “lesbo” as a rude term it really affects people trying to “come out” as LGBT or any other sexuality.
Why does everyone love music? Isn’t it crazy? I was walking with my friends the other day and they just sing, the only thing they were doing is sing. I didn’t like it. Most of the people only listen to popular music so they don’t get embarrassed by other people. I will put a link to a song that almost everyone in my school listens to.
HINT: it’s by Rihanna
Fashion & Beauty Guides & Advice
Hello!! Today I come with some fashion and beauty advice for you girls that struggle with your normal days make up…
Enjoy the video and please comment to give me some advices for my next article.
Best friends stick together till the end,
They are like a straight line that will not bend.
They trust each other forever,
No matter if you’re apart you are together.
They can be your hero and save the day,
They will never leave your side they are here to stay.
They help you up when you fall,
Your true friends are best of all.
The Bully Poem
by loveyourself12 and friends age 12 and 13
with no life
deeper than a knife
They all try to look the same
all try to give themselves a name
pick on the boy who is all alone
just because his identity is his own
The next person you go to hurt
or try to make feel like dirt
instead of trying to look cool
feel for the guy you make look a fool
They make themself look tough
but inside they aren’t the same
they make themself look cool
but they’re actually really lame
Social or Books
What would you choose social or books?
Well certainly I will choose social. I can not even live without my phone. But I do like reading books.
The Future of Gaming
Nowadays, there’s millions of people playing with Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo and other gaming consoles.
Even though there’s so much entertainment nowadays, there’ll be a billion times more in the near future (which will come very soon). The games will be holographic and 3D which means that we can play games in a more natural and realistic way.
For example, if you are playing a game fighting off zombies, you will be punching the air instead of pressing boring buttons on the controller. But it will arrive very soon. Motion-based gaming consoles like Xbox and Nintendo Wii are already here.
Who Loves Music?!?!
Loads of people love music! Artists like Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Fetty Wap. When I say “Artists”, I don’t mean art artists like Picasso [wow, I understand a thing that he paints, that’s just coming from me!] I mean music artists, like the ones above. Justin Bieber wrote songs like: Love Yourself, Sorry, What Do You Mean, etc. Fetty Wap, I do not want to talk about it! Fans of Fetty Wap, you already know it. I will only say one: Jimmy Choos. Why about shoes? Taylor Swift wrote songs like: Shake It Off, Bad Blood, etc. And it just goes on and on!
P.S.- Go crazy with music!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
One normal day just playing football in the garden. Two young bros messing around then suddenly fell in the bushes. A magical genie popped out offering me 3 wishes. I sat down thinking what’s going on. I had to think what could this be, it can be a twist. I went with my guts and made my first wish.no. 1 I wish I had a big house and it came true but with a twist I had to be worthy, then I proved it by not going crazy. No.2 I wish I had a ps4 but then again with I had to be worthy. But then later on that day zombies came out and there was no help but to use my last wish for a nuclear bomb but I was bit, with my last breath I said I wish everything was back to normal with no twist the world was saved.
One day a girl, Sara, who was fifteen years old, came home from school in a very bad mood. She’d had a fight with her best friend that day and it hadn’t turned out well at all.
“Sara!” her mom yelled. “What are you doing? You know to do your chores right when you get home! And you’re late!”
“Coming, Mom!” Sara yelled, getting up and stomping towards the kitchen. “What?” she snapped as her mother gave her a stern look, annoyed.
“You’d better straighten up your attitude, young lady,” her mom warned, “or you’ll be grounded.”
Sara began to throw around the dishes in the sink, trying to make as much noise as she possibly could. A plate cracked and cut her hand. Sara cursed.
“Sara!” her mom exclaimed. “How dare you use that language! Go to your room!”
“No!” Sara yelled, throwing down the towel she was using to wipe the blood off her hand. “Do you want to say ‘no’ one more time and see what happens?” her mom asked. She looked furious.
“Sure,” Sara said sarcastically. “No.”
“How dare you!”
Her mother slapped her. Sara shrank back, staring incredulously at her mom. She had never hit Sara before.
“I HATE YOU!” Sara screamed before running out of the house.
“Sara, get back here!” her mom yelled, running after her.
“Leave me alone!” Sara screamed, running across the street. “I HATE YOU!” she screamed again.
She continued running until she heard the sound of screeching tires and a scream. She turned around, hoping that it wouldn’t be what she thought it would be….
People were crowding around Sara’s mother, who was laying in the middle of the street, looking broken, bloody.
“NOOOO!” Sara screamed, running over and pushing through everyone to kneel by her mom. “Oh no, oh no….” Her mom wasn’t moving or breathing. She was gone. Sara tipped back her head and wailed to the sky, sobbing so hard it hurt. She couldn’t believe the last words she had spoken to her mother were “I hate you”. To everyone out there who tells your parents or friends you hate them, or any other rude thing, remember it might be the last thing you ever say to them.
What it means to be Welsh!
At this time of the year everyone in Wales must be feeling really proud of where they live. St David’s day was just on Tuesday and in many schools across the country are taking part in Eisteddfods. Success in sports is very real with both the women’s and men’s rugby team are doing very well in the six nations, and the men’s football team have qualified for the Euro 2016s, their first tournament for a very long time. Everyone here must be really proud to be Welsh. But what does it really mean to be Welsh?
Well, people say to be Welsh you have to have been born here but that really isn’t true. Even if that was true, if somebody was born on holiday in Peru (for example) but their parents live in Wales then they will too when they get back. Would they be Welsh? Yes they would! If someone lives in England (for example) but has Welsh blood in them they are still Welsh.
In fact anyone who says and thinks that they are Welsh is Welsh, and who doesn’t want to be Welsh! Being Welsh is the greatest gift you can be given so this week enjoy being Welsh!!
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