Posts by Grace Darrow

The Last Reflection: #10

Self Direction: In the beginning of the year I struggled to come up with questions to create the foundation of...

What is What’s the Story?

What’s the Story somehow seems hard to explain. It’s a course unlike any other. It’s not really an English course...

Overnight #2: Letter to Teachers

Dear teachers, What’s the story is both an English class, a group of youth-led social action teams, and a filmmaking...

Blog post #9: Storylines

This past week has been quite busy for me, it has been hard to work on What’s the Story when...

Blog Post #8: Where are we now?

These past two weeks working with the group has been going well. Like any group, we’ve had our ups and...

#7: Weekend Reflection

After this weekend, I definitely am more inspired to pursue the story that my team and I created. I am...

Blog Post #6: Finding Common Ground

Blog Post #6: Finding Common Ground

I had trouble finding each category or group, at first I was unsure of how to find out everybody’s main interest....

Post #5: Importance and Action

In this blog post, I wanted to dive into the importance of my idea and action I can take in...

Blog Post #4: Looking Into My Idea

Blog Post #4: Looking Into My Idea

Blog Post #3: Enabling Change Makers

When I started What’s The story this year, I started with a passion that I felt I would make my...

Blog Post #2: Exploring New Ideas

This week I wanted to challenge myself to look at a topic that I don’t often think about…racism. As a...

I Am The One Who…

I am the one who wants to change the world. Not with my fists, but with my words. I want...

The Last Overnight

Self-Direction: Looking back at this past year of being a part of what’s the story, I can say that I...

The World We Live In

I was once asked a couple months ago if I could change one thing in the world what would it...

March Retreat: Working on The Website

We have all of our interviews, partially edited. Our website is updated, but is a work in progress. The issues...

Looking Into The Past

In the 1950’s a black man couldn’t walk down the street without getting at least a few looks of disgust...

Catching Up

This week we have been mostly gathering interviews, and editting. Sadly, I couldn’t go to any of the interviews, just...

Work Day

Today we talked a lot about the meaning of genderqueer and other umbrella terms. There is no single definition for...

Goals and Interviews

This past week has been mostly uneventful. Our group has mostly been gathering interviews and editing, but we are in...

Looking at the new year

The past couple of weeks have been mind opening. Between the inauguration and the women’s march, I was so sad...

Procrastination Is Not Key

Our group has made some progress, though we haven’t started any of our videos. Our script is almost done, and...

A Weekend Of New Experiences

I expected this weekend to be a weekend where we worked a lot on our projects, practiced with our media...

#10: A Week For Thought

This week I did a lot of thinking, more than I did research. It was the kind of the thinking...

#9: What I have Done So Far

This week was mostly research around animation programs and what our short videos will look like. Each video will be...

November Retreat: A Day Of New Ideas

This weekend definitely wasn’t what I pictured. Though I knew I was going to be nervous, I didn’t anticipate my...

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