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Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Movie Reviews / Reviews

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

  Awakening, The Force Is *a spoiler free review* Written by Grace Wray   “Chewie…We’re home.” Crowds worldwide applauded when the big screen lit up with Han Solo uttering these words on Dec. 18, 2015. Star Wars fans do feel like they are ‘home’ again with the newest Episode VII,”The […]

Book Reviews: The Tournament at Gorlan
Book Reviews

Book Reviews: The Tournament at Gorlan

Rating: 9/10 Recommended for: Ages 12 and up for a more mature storyline and minor drinking reference “The Tournament at Gorlan” is the first book in a new series by John Flanagan called “Ranger’s Apprentice: The Early Years.” This book is the prequel to the Ranger’s Apprentice 12-book epic. Flanagan […]

Photo by Jordan Hobgood
Creative Outlets / Poetry

A Forgotten Poem

The snow falls No longer silent No longer peaceful Swirling flakes demanding our attention Blinding us Pushing us deeper within our hollow homes What once was white and pure is now spotted by the aftermath of its own destruction Bending beneath the weight of the burden they struggle to bear […]

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners
Short Stories

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners

Over the next few weeks, The Griffin will be publishing the winners of the 2014 Epistula Short Story Contest. Students were given writing prompts and asked to complete the story. Entries were divided by age group (grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12), and a winner was chosen from each group. This […]

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners
Short Stories

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners

Over the next few weeks, The Griffin will be publishing the winners of the 2014 Epistula Short Story Contest. Students were given writing prompts and asked to complete the story. Entries were divided by age group (grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12), and a winner was chosen from each group. This […]

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners
Short Stories

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners

Over the next few weeks, The Griffin will be publishing the winners of the 2014 Epistula Short Story Contest. Students were given writing prompts and asked to complete the story. Entries were divided by age group (grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12), and a winner was chosen from each group. This […]

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners
Short Stories

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners

Over the next few weeks, The Griffin will be publishing the winners of the 2014 Epistula Short Story Contest. Students were given writing prompts and asked to complete the story. Entries were divided by age group (grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12), and a winner was chosen from each group. This […]

Creative Outlets / Short Stories

Short Stories: A Visit from Martin Luther

It was a dark and stormy night…
 Well, not really, but it made a nice opener and made Mr. John Tracy, Purveyor of Fine Goods, feel better about closing up shop early. It was Christmas Eve, and he was looking forward to seeing his children, Darla and Macy. They would […]

Photo by Kaitlynn Smith
Creative Outlets / Short Stories

Short Stories: The Thanksgiving Dream – Part 2

Last week we left Ellen in the middle of her dream. She left her melancholy Thanksgiving morning and “traveled” back to Plymouth where she met a young girl named Constance who invited her back to her hut for dinner. See what happens next… “Whoa!” Jumping out of the way for […]

Photo by Kaitlynn Smith
Creative Outlets / Short Stories

Short Stories: The Thanksgiving Dream – Part 1

“But we have to have cranberry sauce! That’s, like, the whole point in Thanksgiving!” Ellen knew she was whining, but she couldn’t help it. “I already gave you an answer Ellen Marie.” Her mother didn’t even turn around from where she stood at the counter stirring a pot. Ellen traced […]