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Paige Dirkes-Jacks replied to Marilyn Berdick's discussion Writers Week--Friday presentation--7th hour in the group Miss Berdick
"1) The poem she wrote about her sister stood out to me. This poem hit me personally, becuase it made me think of my own sisters, the trials we've faced, and how they are always there for me when I need them. I may or may not have cried. I think…"
Feb 26, 2016
Paige Dirkes-Jacks replied to Marilyn Berdick's discussion Writers Week--Thursday presentation--7th hour in the group Miss Berdick
"1) I looked Natalie's because, she used humor to get at a deeper message. We've all done crazy things as a child, so going back through those memories with a little self-deprecation that ended in self-love was a great way to connect the…"
Feb 26, 2016
Paige Dirkes-Jacks replied to Marilyn Berdick's discussion Writers Week--Wednesday presentation--7th hour in the group Miss Berdick
"1) One thing that really stuck out to me was the way he wrote. He used a lot of details to help create the story in the audiences head, and he wrote almost stream-of-consciousness style. There was a lot of inner thoughts and jumping from one idea to…"
Feb 25, 2016
Paige Dirkes-Jacks replied to Marilyn Berdick's discussion Writers Week--Tuesday presentations--7th hour in the group Miss Berdick
"1) I really enjoyed Elisa Kim's piece. I loved the way she used humor to engage the audience, while still keeping the serious undertone of her topic. Her message really resonated with me, but I still enjoyed her performance because of her humor…"
Feb 24, 2016
Paige Dirkes-Jacks replied to Marilyn Berdick's discussion Writers Week--Monday presentation 6th AND 7th hours in the group Miss Berdick
"1) I definitely related to JC when he said this. I think for most writers, they use their writing as a way of coping or working through things. This can be in the form of simple, everyday stress relief, or it can mean feeling out the harder more…"
Feb 22, 2016
Paige Dirkes-Jacks posted a blog post

Family Matters: The Refreshing Truth in Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home'

                When I was little, I loved the show Full House. I watched it all the time, because I loved the way family was portrayed. Everyone seemed to get along all the time, and when there were fights, they were fixed within a matter of minutes by a sentimental talk set to sappy music. For a while, I believed all families could function this way, even my own. However, I quickly learned that my family does not work the way it does on TV. I could fight with my sister and both of us would…See More
Nov 1, 2015
Paige Dirkes-Jacks replied to Marilyn Berdick's discussion To Kill a Mockingbird reaction in the group Miss Berdick
"I respect Tom Robbinson the most. Even though he's in an awful situation, being accused of a crime he did not commit as a back man in the south in the 1930s, he stands his ground and testifies the truth. By telling the jury what really happened…"
Sep 30, 2015
Paige Dirkes-Jacks and Eshwar Kishore are now friends
Sep 23, 2015
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Sep 23, 2015
Graham Dano commented on Paige Dirkes-Jacks's blog post Growing Up and Growing Free
"Couldn't agree more, Paige. Lord knows the high school years are confusing, because on the one hand, we are still under the thumb of our legal guardians, but on the other, we are also getting drivers' licenses and becoming more autonomous…"
Jul 10, 2015
Paige Dirkes-Jacks posted a blog post

Growing Up and Growing Free

Sometimes, it seems like all us teenagers, no matter how different, are all connected by one thing: a strong longing for freedom. I challenge you to find one teenager who is completely content with the amount of freedom they have, whether it be in school or at home, or granted to them by parents, friends, or teachers.In the book "The Carnival at Bray" by Jessie Ann Foley, the ideas of coming of age and freedom are what fuel the actions of young Maggie Lynch. I believe these two concepts go hand…See More
Jun 2, 2015
Paige Dirkes-Jacks posted a blog post

Women Who Leave

"They will not know I have gone away to come back. For the ones I left behind. For the ones who cannot out" (Cisneros, 110).A strange, saddening fact about my family is that a great percentage of my aunts are divorcees. Four out of the six, to be exact, not including my own divorced mother. All of these women are kind, brave, and…See More
May 25, 2015
Jack Albrecht commented on Paige Dirkes-Jacks's blog post Growing Up and Growing Free
"Great Job!"
May 16, 2015
Paige Dirkes-Jacks posted a blog post

Growing Up and Growing Free

Sometimes, it seems like all us teenagers, no matter how different, are all connected by one thing: a strong longing for freedom. I challenge you to find one teenager who is completely content with the amount of freedom they have, whether it be in school or at home, or granted to them by parents, friends, or teachers. In the book "The Carnival at Bray" by Jessie Ann Foley, the ideas of coming of age and freedom are what fuel the actions of young Maggie Lynch. I believe these two concepts go…See More
Apr 14, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
Mackenzie Cox commented on Paige Dirkes-Jacks's blog post Eleanor & Park: The Truth in True Love
"Sweet post! I think that their has to be honesty for something to be true love. Good job Paige!"
Oct 28, 2014

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Family Matters: The Refreshing Truth in Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home'

Posted on September 29, 2015 at 11:28pm 0 Comments

                When I was little, I loved the show Full House. I watched it all the time, because I loved the way family was portrayed. Everyone seemed to get along all the time, and when there were fights, they were fixed within a matter of minutes by a sentimental talk set to sappy music. For a while, I believed all families could function this way, even my own. However, I quickly learned that my family does not work the way it does on TV. I could fight with my sister and both of…

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Women Who Leave

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 11:59pm 0 Comments

"They will not know I have gone away to come back. For the ones I left behind. For the ones who cannot out" (Cisneros, 110).



A strange, saddening fact about my family is that a great percentage of my aunts are divorcees. Four out of the six, to be exact, not including my own…

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Growing Up and Growing Free

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 8:30pm 1 Comment

Sometimes, it seems like all us teenagers, no matter how different, are all connected by one thing: a strong longing for freedom. I challenge you to find one teenager who is completely content with the amount of freedom they have, whether it be in school or at home, or granted to them by parents, friends, or teachers.



In the book "The Carnival at Bray" by Jessie Ann Foley, the ideas of coming of age and freedom are what fuel the…
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Growing Up and Growing Free

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 11:30pm 1 Comment

Sometimes, it seems like all us teenagers, no matter how different, are all connected by one thing: a strong longing for freedom. I challenge you to find one teenager who is completely content with the amount of freedom they have, whether it be in school or at home, or granted to them by parents, friends, or teachers.



In the book "The Carnival at Bray" by Jessie Ann Foley, the ideas of coming of age and freedom are what fuel the actions of young Maggie Lynch. I believe these two… Continue

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