Spring Dispatches
April - Cratersville - 10th Grade

EGGstravaganza Day

Cratersville is an Icon Town. This means that it is a town constructed to represent the hopes and dreams of not only a certain era but of a certain land. Cratersville smacks of small town Americana circa 1950s with a touch of retro-futuristic built in. Needless to say, the calendar

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Spring - Red Marble Minor - Icon Realm - Eighth Grade

Sand

Sand was everywhere. It was in our shoes. It piled up around the chair legs. It formed dunes on the tabletop between the wine glasses and ceremonial dishes. It was the Night of the Feast of Freedom. We had just concluded the first part of the Telling—that ancient tale where,

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Spring Equinox - Cratersville - Fifth Grade

Carnival Day

Spring has sprung. And it’s time to celebrate! When I was growing up, Carnival Day was one of four carnival-themed days during the year where the Wanderlores left their sacred Grove to join the denizens of Cratersville to celebrate the change in seasons with a deliciously boisterous bash. Part music

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April - Red Marble Minor - Icon Realm - Senior Year

Blood

The ten plagues, in order: Blood Frogs Lice Flies Pestilence Boils Hail Locusts Darkness Death of the Firstborn Every year, we told the same story. How an ancient people, enslaved in Egypt, were rescued by their God to be his people. When my sister and I were children, the plagues

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March 17 - Cratersville - Fifth Grade

Shamrocks & Rainbows

We all get a little lost sometimes. It happens to the best of us. I still remember one Shamrock Day when we were visiting our home that wasn’t a home, meaning the retro-futuristic, UFO-shaped house in Cratersville where our father sometimes stayed, not the bohemian style starwagon in the Grove

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March - Creators Realm - Jelly 18

Rainbow Shamrocks – Colors of My Soul

Those who have read my Shamrocks and Rainbows dispatch know that my sister Poppy and I utilized a rainbow to get a little lost creature home. The only way we were able to do this was because of the power that rainbows had already been imbued with through time. A

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