first week

A REWARDING WEEK OF FIRSTS

Our first week at Shortridge this school year will be remembered for the numerous firsts that we witnessed, including: The first encounter two of our students from England had with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (“You mean you put them both together, and that’s it?”). Our first meeting with a …

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SCENES FROM SHORTRIDGE: A NEW VIDEO

Butler University journalism student Evie Schultz (a friend of Writing in the Schools who has written about the program previously here) filmed …

TUTOR REFLECTIONS DURING THE BREAK

Sometimes we take our time spent at Shortridge for granted and don’t necessarily take into account that, because we’re part of Butler …

MONEY LINES WEEKS 4-6

The writing is heating up at Shortridge, but the weather just doesn’t seem to want to keep up. The students these past …

NEW FRIENDS, NEW KNOWLEDGE

Time to introduce a new mentor blogger. Everyone say hey to the newest voice that will be contributing to the website as …

WRITING FOR VONNEGUT

I can’t believe it’s taken us this long to introduce Kurt Vonnegut to Exclusive Ink, although it might be more appropriate to …