Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade)

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Teen Think Tank: Back to School

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After a summer of sleeping in or doing things on your time, the alarm clock announcing that first day of school can be a rude awakening. Whether you’re an anxious new freshman or a confident senior, heading back to school signals a time of transition: new classes, new teachers, new schedules, and a new social scene. Dread it or love it, school is a necessity. Check out this great read and some resources below to help make the transition from summer to school a little easier.

Teen Think Tank: Happiness Happens Month

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Happiness Happens Month is celebrated annually in August and is dedicated to celebrating things that make you happy! It’s a known fact that happiness is contagious and sharing your happiness can bring a smile to someone’s face. The month reminds us that happiness can be found in even little things that we might not notice and that spreading the same joy amongst others can help make the world a better place.

Teen Think Tank: Fanfiction

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This week, we continue to explore the theme of possibilities. The best thing about writing fiction is that ANYTHING is possible...the sky's the limit. Some authors use their creativity to put their spin on existing stories and characters, which is called fanfiction. Anything—books, movies, or TV shows--with a fandom, which is a loyal community (think Harry Potter, Twilight, or Stranger Things) is ripe for influencing fanfiction. Check out the resources below and consider creating your own work of fanfic, inspired by your favorite TV series, movies, or characters!

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