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Teri Black

Teri Black is an elusive creature. Her habitat consists of her room, the school, sometimes the Soap Co. Coffee Shop, and Barnes and Noble. For Teri, any place with books or journals is practically heaven. Her skills include but are not limited to the ability to step over cats without tripping in the dead of the night, as well as being able to eyeball the exact amount of water needed to cook ramen. Writing is as essential as air to Teri, and she writes just a little less than she breathes. In her free time Teri watches journal flip-through videos on Youtube, listens to old radio shows such as Cloak and Dagger, and switches between doing her German homework and trying to teach herself Russian. She has many interests; collecting antiques, practicing penmanship, and trying to learn languages are just a few. History is of great interest to Teri, and if you bring up the 1950’s or 1960’s, you will be sure to please her. As a self-appointed officer of the Grammar Police, Teri has a strange need to read comments on Youtube, sometimes spending an hour or more correcting the grammar in her head. As a proud Junior, Teri is still unsure of where life will take her, though she likes to imagine either the castles of Germany or the pristine white snow of Russia.

Teri Black, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016
Captain America: Civil War (Story)
May 20, 2016
An overview of Mother’s Day (Story)
May 06, 2016
Chad Suhre: A teacher of skills (Story)
Apr 29, 2016
The Jungle Book: A new type of remake (Story)
Apr 19, 2016
Le Colonial: A Chicago experience (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
A new style of post-apocalyptic thriller (Story)
Mar 10, 2016
Illinois budget cuts (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
Benefits and downsides of writing in public (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
Hail, Caesar! (Story)
Feb 09, 2016
Katherine Moore: A ray of sunshine (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
The profit awakens (Story)
Jan 29, 2016
Esperanto: A language of basics (Story)
Dec 15, 2015
The origins of Christmas (Story)
Dec 10, 2015
Ben Legel: Welcome to JHS (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
From Jacksonville to Russia, with love (Story)
Nov 12, 2015
Be thankful on Veterans Day (Story)
Oct 29, 2015
Bridge of Spies stands alone (Story)
Oct 21, 2015
Scott Robinson: The best teacher for chemistry and advice (Story)
Oct 15, 2015
German Club potluck fun (Story)
Oct 07, 2015
Germany Firsthand (Story)
Sep 22, 2015
Better than Bond (Story)
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