• January 30Newspaper meetings each Monday, after school, in room 109!

  • January 30THS Gazette wants YOU on its staff.

  • January 11See Mr. Denvir in rm. 109 for information about joining the school newspaper!

PINKY PROMISE

Zoe Madrazo

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

Nobody understands why I stay with her, but everyone knows I don’t care what they think. The good days are worth a million bad ones. She and I are complicated, but I can take it. I would rather go through all the pain and...

The Prophet

Yetzali Peña

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

The darkness around me feels more enjoyable than one might think. There are many sounds, tones, textures, smells, and so much more that provide people and objects their own stories, such as my dad. My dad does not come home...

That Damn Ball

Tyler Tumminelli

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

It was 8:07 PM on a friday night. We were talking on facetime. I was playing air guitar to Eric Johnson’s “Cliffs of Dover” and she was making her peppermint tea. 8:16 rolls around and she burns her finger on stove and...

Sound of Music

Daniele Schirru

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

Wow, that week has been long, and hard. They warned me about the finals, so luckily I was prepared for it. And having guitar club almost every day.. American life was tiring! That friday I could finally go back home and relax....

Where Monsters Go

Rebecca Shelton

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

“One more story,” Rachel begs. “Pleeeeeaaase.” “I don’t think so, munchkin,” I reply with genuine remorse. “It’s already way past your bedtime.” “I won’t tell if you won’t,” she entices, giggling. “Nice...

At the Gates of Valhalla

Myles Perry

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

Sure, we all grew up knowing the prerequisites for entrance to Valhalla, the great hall of norse myth, but nobody took it seriously. I mean come on... you needed to hold a weapon when you died to be permitted entrance? It’s...

Tellertale

Morgan Nicholson

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

I don’t remember what life was like before all of this happened. I don’t remember if I was different from what I’ve become. It got so boring with same day at school, same day at home, same day with friends and family....

The Boy Who Over-Dramatically Lost His Dog

Jeremy Riordan

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

Woah... The gates open. I thought, The gates never open. I didn’t even know it opened. Why is it open? I ran inside and threw my backpack down on the floor in the kitchen and ran outside. I opened up the backdoor and push...

Recital

Francis Sarabia

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Prelude Opus 23, Number 5 in C-sharp Minor. Common time, Tempo is 108 bpm, Alla marcia. For years, that has been my chosen repertoire. I’m in the competition of my life: the Queen Elisabeth Music Co...

The Declaration of Independence

Emily Noel

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

I walk up the pathway on the lawn and through the giant double doors into the Pennsylvania State House. The building is so huge I have no idea where the conference hall is. I see Benjamin Franklin and John Hancock conversing...

The Tree (1st Place- May Contest)

Collin Devlin

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

“Collin? Oh, there you are. I need you to come to the garage” “Yeah, I’ll be there in a couple of minutes, dad.” Collin watched from the willow tree as his father turned around and headed for the door. The garage...

Remnants of Life

Cegan Hinson

May 3, 2018

Filed under Literary

It was an ancient house, but not one of aged beauty and faded glory; it was the sort of ancient that applies to crypts and catacombs: musty, decrepid, ruined, dead. Cobwebs strung themselves between wooden support-beams and...

Literary