Category Archives: Julie

College Fair 2k16

Our school held a college fair for current juniors and sophomores last week to help us find better and more suitable colleges, where our dreams can bloom. Every year, more than a hundred colleges  come for the fair and this year, a total of 146 colleges arrived. Various colleges with different rankings from many different places came to Cheshire Academy. Art schools, military schools, liberal art schools, private schools, schools from California, schools from outside of the United States, etc. all came to help students explore and learn more about colleges. Continue reading College Fair 2k16

NY Field Trip: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

I am currently taking IB Literature and Performance SL with Ms. Guarino. At the beginning of the school year, we read a play version of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” by Simon Stephens adapted from a novel ofthe same title by Mark Haddon. The story goes around an autistic boy named Christopher. He likes the color red, dogs, and numbers, but he hates brown, yellow, and people who touch him. Everything has to be scheduled and exact in his daily life. However, one day, everything around him gradually changes. He starts something that he has not done before: beginning an investigation to find the murderer of a dog, which pushes him to meet new people and take a train to London to escape. A full summary of the book can be found here. It is a very interesting book that allows the readers to explore Christopher’s mind and his thoughts, which could be a little bit different from others because he has autism.   Continue reading NY Field Trip: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time