Fall Fundraiser

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Event is Saturday 10/21/17 at the Tonic Room from 3PM – 6PM.

Tickets can be purchased ahead of time using the drop-down menu/PayPal link below, or at the door. Tickets purchased ahead of time will include a donation of 1 copy of Write to Release Review to a student.

  • 1 ticket is $20 and includes entry, silent auction, lights apps, and reading of student work.
  • 1 ticket with bar package is $40 and includes all of the above plus 3 hour open bar of beer/wine/well drinks.

(You may also choose to pay-as-you-go for drinks. In this case you would purchase the $20 ticket).

*Please note that you will not receive a physical ticket*


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Student Work Wednesday

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Student Work Wednesday

Things I Will Do…

Graduate college
Become a famous fashion designer/have my own brand
Buy a house
Buy a BMW Xg or a wagon Benz
Buy my mother a house
Get my son through college
Live in LA or ATL
Give back to my ‘hood
Be a role model to my city
Attend church every Sunday
Buy my father a house
Get my grandmother a huge tombstone
Move my little brothers from around here to attend better schools
Get married
Travel to every state
Travel to every country
Take cruises
Take my family to Disney World.

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Collaborative Poem

In class last week we got happy! We worked on our metaphors and tried to define happiness:

Happiness is…

Opening day at Wrigley Field
My family’s faces when I take them out to eat
When I hear little Jack repeat something I taught him
Riding my Jigster up and down Madison Street
A sexual climax
Knowing I have a second chance at life outside of jail
The sound of silence
Working the job of your dreams
Getting past the pain
Getting my high school diploma for my parents
Being at the movies with my girlfriend
The Cubs winning the World Series
When I see my son smile

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Thursday Thoughts

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