Tag Archives: South Shore Christian School

October 26th

October 26, 1991 was a different kind of day than I was used to. Cheerleading had become my entire life since 1987, and cheering at a game was nothing unusual. But on 10/26/91, cheerleading was different. For one thing, we … Continue reading

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This Is (Almost) 40?

Then I was young and unafraid ~ Fantine I remember singing the aforementioned lyrics/title in the shower when I was 24. Oh, how life had left me behind. If only I’d known then… Ridiculous, clearly! Because, perspective. But I find … Continue reading

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A Good Memory From My Most-Hated Grade

I hated sixth grade. It was the year my parents made me go to Christian school, after I’d finally and painstakingly eked out an identity for myself at Chatterton, the public elementary school in my district. I wasn’t the prettiest, … Continue reading

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4 Tales of Rebellion In a Christian High School :o

Don’t drink, don’t smoke What do you do?  ~ Adam Ant We were asked this many times, the students at South Shore Christian School, because despite some exceptions, for the most part, we didn’t drink, nor smoke (anything), nor even … Continue reading

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Manitou Don’t Leave

Dear Manitou Springs, With few exceptions, my major life downfall has been too many eggs, and not enough baskets. My grandmother recently wrote to my family that I have such a warm heart; if only I were more careful with … Continue reading

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Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night 9: Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

My brother recapped it first! Click here for his take, and awesome site in general!   We begin with an extensive montage, where everything that you remember from the mid-’80s flashes across the screen in lots of color! Boomboxes! Fashion! Dancing! … Continue reading

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3 Awesome Memories from My High School Senior Lounge

When I was in 12th grade, we were given a senior lounge. Whose idea it was to give a bunch of 17-18 year olds their own unsupervised classroom I don’t know, but let me extend a slow clap. Because it … Continue reading

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