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Working At Over Thirty Schools Can Be Fun

Working At Over Thirty Schools Can Be Fun

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

October 5, 2019

Working in over thirty schools has boosted my stress level. But I have to say, it’s kind of fun. I’m working with 3rd-12th graders and sometimes they can be obnoxious, but I adore those little hooligans. Actually, I don’t adore the middle and high schoolers, just the little ones in elementary. I...

Crying on a Roller Coaster

Crying on a Roller Coaster

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

September 28, 2019

I’m the biggest daredevil/punk you’ll ever meet. I am so down to do the craziest things until it’s time to go through with it. My very first time going to Universal Studios, and it was something to remember. My friend thought it was a great idea to go on the famous “Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit”...

Letter to My Mother’s Sperm Donor

Letter to My Mother’s Sperm Donor

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

September 21, 2019

Dear S.D., I use the term “father” seldom. The term “sperm donor” is more accurate because in my eyes, that’s all you’ll ever be. For years, I blamed myself for you walking out, and I still to this day don’t understand what went wrong. You were there at first. Well, you were...

Social Media; Harmful Yet Addicting

Social Media; Harmful Yet Addicting

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

September 19, 2019

Every teenager is a member of one or more social media platforms. Whether it is Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat or any other platform, social media forms an integral part of their lives. It's fun to use but can later on get addicting and harmful. It seems natural, though. Today’s youth has...

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