Guest Student Author

Periodically students volunteer or are asked to write for the Stoneleigh-Burnham blog.

Recent Posts

Eighth Grade Moving Up Ceremony: Eighth Grade Class Speaker

June 13, 2019 by Guest Student Author

speech delivered by Sadie '23

Filed Under: Moving Up, Eighth grade, Goodbyes

Commencement 2019: Class Speaker

June 03, 2019 by Guest Student Author

remarks delivered by Jewels Hatchard '19

Filed Under: Commencement, Class of 2019

Commencement 2019: Welcome

June 02, 2019 by Guest Student Author

by Charlotte Kim '19, Class President

Filed Under: Commencement, Class of 2019

Eighth Grade Moving Up Ceremony: Speech by student Heads-Elect of School

May 30, 2019 by Guest Student Author

speech co-delivered by Katie Kowalyshyn '20 and Melissa Ndabarasa '20, co-Heads-Elect of School, during the Eighth Grade Moving Up Ceremony on May 30, 2019

Filed Under: student voice, Moving Up, Goodbyes

State of the Girl: The Inspiring Greta Thunberg

May 20, 2019 by Guest Student Author

Astrid Newton '23 is on the Teen Advisory Board for Miss Heard Media. This is her third post for them, published on May 15, 2019


As girls and young women, our opportunities have opened up greatly within the past couple of decades. That’s not to imply that we don’t have a long way to go in the fight for equality, but it seems that now more than ever we have powerful women cropping up in the media. For this month’s theme, State of the Girl, I would like to reflect upon teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg’s recent influence, as her knowledge, eloquence and passion has already inspired many audiences internationally.

You may read the entire post here.

Filed Under: Student Writing, Student Activism, Miss Heard Media, Girl Power

Two poèmes by Emma R. '20

May 15, 2019 by Guest Student Author

 

Speech at ASSIST Dinner

April 29, 2019 by Guest Student Author

Louisa Eskelson '21 was invited to give a speech at the recent ASSIST dinner. Stoneleigh-Burnham was one of the founding ASSIST schools, and as such has been welcoming one-year exchange students through the program for 50 years.

What follows is Louisa's speech, first in text format and then as a video.

Filed Under: International Students, student voice, ASSIST

Choosing the Growth Mindset & What Inner Strength Means to Me

April 16, 2019 by Guest Student Author

Chloe Hughes '19 is on the Teen Advisory Board for Miss Heard Media. This is her third post for them, published on April 8, 2019


Having a growth mindset is going into every situation means knowing that the worst thing that could happen is you fail and you learn from what you lost. This knowledge that you can find lessons even in hardship is one of the most important things that we as human and we as women need to learn. We need to be able to walk away from every situation knowing that we’ve learned and we’ve grown.

You may read the entire post here.

Filed Under: student voice, Student work, Student Writing, Miss Heard Media

"Stranded" by Luna Patience '20

April 15, 2019 by Guest Student Author

In my head

Filed Under: student voice, Poetry, National Poetry Month, Student work, Student Writing, Poetry Festival

"ANX (Fog)" by Joy Lundberg '20

April 14, 2019 by Guest Student Author

As fast as you may be going,

Filed Under: student voice, Poetry, National Poetry Month, Student work, Student Writing, Poetry Festival