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Dante's Purgatorio
Project by: Cosima Dovan (11th Grade) Project Advisor: Michel de Konkoly Thege Student(s)'s Advisor(s): Ann Carroll Description of the Project: In this project I read Purgatorio, the second cantica in Dante Alighieri's epic narrative poem La (More)
Creating A Poetry Portfolio
Project by: Aidhan Farley Astrachan (11th Grade) Project Advisor: Jane Belton Student(s)'s Advisor(s): Michele Blackwell Description of the Project: Final Product (e.g., documents, images, video, audio, poster, display, etc.): [embeddoc ur (More)
"Equal" by Alex Cueto '24
I can't walk down the street without hearing a whistle These cat calls and stares make me feel so little   They think that I like it They think I don’t care I just feel so useless It is so unfair   The anger inside me is brewing lik (More)
Telemachus by Luke Cameron '21
Over the past years The universe tells me I am the son of a king A great king A genius A hero An interest of the gods.   I am told Since I am the son That no matter how distant we are No matter the 19 years in which I’ve not seen his (More)
seas and winter by Nina Gerzema '21
seas if the seas could draw me in and drown my esoteric fears so that i could see as clear as a summer day in a world as light as pastel blue     winter i wish the frost of winter’s icy breath could freeze all my fragility and (More)
Missing New York by Amelia Langton '22
Tikki Beach Dumbo like gumbo At Dumbo beach we all feast On rocks and stinky waves   Spring in Brooklyn Pollen raining like A cry of the cherry blossoms I sneeze in amazement   Spring in Brooklyn Continued: Dominican Ice Cart Th (More)
youtopia by Gav Langer '20
this town (youtopia) is made on rivers. we are her rivers. we are her watery streets, paved in blue and varicolored tile   we feed the grass here. we feed the eternity, and the truth of you, you have to look at us, at the rivers mirror smo (More)
At Last by Marcus Moise '21
On a train ride home I listen to sad songs that remind me of you As I look at my camera roll full of you Bryson tiller and Drake speak the pain That the wall I’ve built prevents me from saying “Why” you ask? Because big boys don’t cry   (More)
Growing Up, the “Greatest Adventure” by Ruthanne Staskowski '21
Part I A little girl builds a model ship with her dad The humming of their voices fill the room As she passes pieces to him, he glues them together “It’s almost done,” he says, “we just need to paint it.” “Will it float daddy?” “No, it’s just a (More)
Rebirth by Max Zinman '20
You made me. With a blood red scarf, and a posse of friends. The sun glinted off the monkey bars as you ran to him. A swift blow sent him to the ground, Sprawled and gasping. Afraid. They grabbed his arms, Ripped him to his feet. You held the (More)
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One Response to “Getting Started!”

  1. Mark Silberberg Says:

    On the main timeline page can we swap the text with the highlights link? This would make the link to the highlights more obvious and the text really contextualizes the sublinks. Keep the highlights red. Maybe the text against a gray.

    Possible for there to be some kind of video running in the background of the main page instead of an image?

  2. Chap Says:

    I like the themes that will come to the community throughout the year – keeping some content away so folks don’t get overwhelmed but also enticing folks to be ready for what’s to come.

    In that same way, the fact that each of the items on a timeline will have enough details that yo can read off of the text of that timeline or click to read or see more.

  3. Kobi Says:

    Header: Has there already been consideration for the call out in the header? Perhaps “LREI 100” or “100 years of LREI” instead of We Are LREI?

    Return to Timeline instead of Back to List

    Half tone images along the background of the timeline should be consistent and not fade to solid grey color.

    Are “Highlights” select pieces of content that introduce each decade? Or is it an aggregate of all content? I think the tags that filter in content in different ways is ideal so a way to punctuate it would be make the highlights be the former to encourage searching and poking around.

    Icons along the center line should change to reflect the respective tag filters: 4C’s Icons, Number’s for, Chronology, Select Themes for each of the chosen themes.
    You may want to implement background images shown to reflects the tag filters as well.

  4. Kobi Says:

    Portal page
    Fonts perhaps should match the headers – perhaps sans serif, not serif?
    Call to action: More iconography (less text)introducing icon treatments for comments made above.These can be clean lined icons or perhaps icons that feel handwritten?
    i.e. Next to “Explore the Centennial Timeline” in the red box it should be an icon that calls viewers to click. Ideas: “Click” “Play” “Explore”
    Since the site is dynamic, maybe the icon calling viewers to click it, pulses?

    The main page favors the portal page so much it almost feels like nothing happened when you go from one page to the next. It’s also copy heavy. Can we streamline with icons with fewer words?

  5. Kobi Says:

    HEADER: As users hover over the tabs can we highlight with contrasting color?

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