A Project for Better Journalism chapter
March 19, 2019: Orthography (noun): the art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usage  More →


Students submit poems of any style to be be published on The Main Street Journal.
-Poems can be of any style
-Must be proofread by news team before being posted
-No limit to number of stanzas or lines
-No profanity

What does it mean to be Privileged?

March 15, 2019 10:16pm | Eric Shuford

Think about the word privilege. Now think about what the word means to you. I think the word privilege means to be entitled or to have an advantage from your place in society. History is full of people who have been given power based on […]

I’m Sorry Mother

March 15, 2019 9:16pm | Jakeria Spriggs

I’m sorry mother, that you got pregnant with me at 17 and tried to do things the right way and get married I’m sorry mother, that my father didn’t stick to his vows and wasn’t there for you when you needed him  most I’m sorry […]

Through the Course of Love

March 4, 2019 8:28am | Jayvon Pegus

I know you feel the pain in your chest                                       The life of a love one has just left                 […]

Where is the Individuality?

March 1, 2019 2:21am | Jordan Gabriel

“Don’t theses schools do enough damage, making all the kids think alike. Now they have to look-alike too” -George Collin I think uniforms in school is the dumbest idea ever. The goal of the school system is to destroy all creativity and individuality. Uniforms are […]

My Mistake

February 1, 2019 2:55pm | Jayvon Pegus

Every mistake I have ever made was made chasing a place of safety a place where I was sure my demons could not follow and with everyone I found they arrived there before I did my heart pounds in its chest where it should rest […]


January 30, 2019 4:01pm | Nyah brown

#42 Freewrite: Uniforms I think uniforms means a clothing you have to wear everyday. I like to wear uniforms because I don’t like to keep washing my clothes everyday and wearing a uniform is way easier because all you have to do is wash the […]


January 26, 2019 12:45am | Ladae, Green

We all have power.  Keeping it under control is what we have to remember. We have the power to choose how we want to live our lives. To choose if you want to be famous, smarter, rich, or pick up and use knives. We have […]


January 26, 2019 12:42am | Ladae, Green

So you’re hiding behind that mask, right? You really thought it was going to  Last, right? You really caught me by surprise. I should have saw the evil arise. I spent all this time talking to you. Just to get a slap in the face […]


January 8, 2019 7:06pm | Ahmed Shaban

Courage it takes a lot to stand up to the fears…The monsters in your head. I don’t have a lot of that, I hate to break down, you will never see me sad. I was told I suffer in silence, that I got no way […]

Quote Of Day

December 14, 2018 5:29pm | Alisha Georges

Word of the day is: Literacy To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees. By Munish Premchand Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/munshi_premchand_184047?src=t_literacy