826 Network Stories

Category: Student Writing

Summer’s Story

May 9, 2017

  As the car pulled into the driveway, I saw the spitting image of the perfect house for a middle class family in America, with a white picket fence and green grass. Surprisingly, there was also a mural of Maya … Continue reading

The Human Arch | 826LA

April 3, 2017

When I was a child, everything seemed safe and secure. My parents never cried or acted sad around my brother and me. The world seemed like a safe and happy place, and I believed parents just never cried! It seems … Continue reading

Should Colleges Use Affirmative Action? | 826michigan

February 28, 2017

My Opinion: No, colleges should not use affirmative action. It’s going to help African-Americans and some minorities, but it will not help the Caucasian community (or, as my teacher calls it, the white-boy town) of Saline. It will not help … Continue reading

Every Student Should Receive a Full-year M7 | 826 Boston

February 19, 2017

Dear Massachusetts Department of Transportation, 85 cents might not sound like a lot, but it is for a BPS student. I have to take the bus or train to get to school every morning and to return home every afternoon. … Continue reading

Known By My Art | 826CHI

January 13, 2017

Why is street art important to Chicago? Jair: Chicago needs graffiti because it gives the city a touch of fame. It gives a sense of style and power, too. In our art, we try to do something that others may … Continue reading