Sticks, Stones and Strength

(Written by Swati Anshu, Edited by Neha Gupta) This is a story about me: a part of me that hardly anyone knows…My name is Swati Anshu and I have been a victim of cyber, verbal and physical bullying. My early childhood days were the hardest emotionally. Getting enrolled into OFS, I got into the swim team and my grades were decent. However, people took my … Continue reading Sticks, Stones and Strength

So Long, Farewell!

(Sakshi Sharma, IB Year 2) The 6th grade. We’ve all been there at some point, that hazy blur of strange corridors and stranger faces. Nonetheless, it plays an integral part in our secondary school years, acting as a gateway of sorts to newer and more significant experiences. Some of us may not have cared much for it; however, I definitely took it as something to … Continue reading So Long, Farewell!

Into the “real world”

(By: Shriya Prakash + Edited by Smriti Prakash) The last days of fifth grade leading up to secondary were some of the most confusing days of the year. I was contemplating whether I should be happy that I am going to secondary or completely terrified. The image in my mind about what secondary would be like was not that great. At least, not until I … Continue reading Into the “real world”

I’m a Soccer For You

(Primary Writer: Rishi Agrawal + Collaborators: Raghav Jindhal, Dhaerya Chaudhri, Zain Mohammed Buhari) A horde of boys run to the football pitch the minute the bell sounds, clenching their lunchboxes in one hand and football boots in the other; some take to wearing protection, such as shin guards and others pawn their safety for agility and go barefoot. If you didn’t know any better, you’d … Continue reading I’m a Soccer For You