by Morgan Jarema
Forest Hills Public Schools —
Stephanie Cionca stood in front of a class of fifth-graders and set up an exercise aimed at figuring out how much water they would need to add to one cup of plaster of Paris to get a perfectly pasty result. Then try to figure out if the reaction between the two ingredients is chemical or physical. "I thought we were in art," said student Rohan Bennett. "That's the point," Cionca said. "We need to know math and science in art"
Usually, I wouldn’t think anything of the fact that it’s miserable outside and that I am safe inside; however, the hurricanes circulating the South have raised awareness in my heart and mind about how fortunate we have been in the face of disaster
I see the horror figures portrayed in the media. I flinch and glower at the images of helpless people, abandoned and alone, drowning in hatred, blood staining their bodies while marking them for dead. They're all refugees trying to grasp any crumbles