Summer 2016

Take a step into the Watermark, a creative website filled with short stories, poems, recipes, and blogs. All content, other than this sentence, was written and performed by students in Mr. Kimbell's creative writing class at Jeffersonville High School.

  • That’s a Gravvy!

    This action-packed 8-bit-themed song was produced by Dominic Zelli. Bryan Taylor contributed the vocals and sound effects that drive the narrative. Raven Lerit created the album art.

  • A Brave New World

    The sun bathed the land in its warm, radiant glow. The trees greeted the whirlwind of children below who scampered towards the cake sat on the park bench. The birds sounded off like a firing squad with their high pitched yells...

  • Short Poems of Daily Life

    Poems over photographs from daily life

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Fiction: Little Girl Blues

by Leila Bridgewater Sophie smiled up at her mother as she dropped her off at the front of her new school. This wasn’t really new to her as her father…

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Audio: Story Reading

by Leila Bridgewater and Autumn Webster  

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Fiction: Summer Edition

by Autumn Webster   This was too much for the twenty-two-year-old college student. He was traveling abroad, and though he’d heard that America was the world hub for crazy…

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Fiction: What I Want

by Brittany Worrall Finn Jackson was just a normal teenager, worrying about friends, family, girls, and most importantly grades. The thing is, it wasn’t really him that was worried…

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Fiction: The Grass Isn’t Greener

by Adriana Westbrook The Grass Isn’t Greener   Peyton Raymond was raised in Seymour, a small town in Indiana. Peyton was on the cheerleading team and involved in many…

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Song: That’s a Gravvy!

This action-packed 8-bit-video-game-in-space themed song was produced by Dominic Zelli. Bryan Taylor contributed the vocals and sound effects that drive the narrative. Raven Lerit created the spectacularly groovy album…

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Prose Poem: A Brave New World

by Tyler Crim The sun bathed the land in its warm, radiant glow. The trees greeted the whirlwind of children below who scampered towards the cake sat on the…

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Poetry: Images of Daily Life

by Kayla Broy & Ashley Ruppert Click here to see our short poems..

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Fiction: Getting Away

  by Kayla Broy All Sarah wanted was to graduate early and get away from her boring town. But her mother wouldn’t let her no matter how hard Sarah…

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Poem: Hard Hits

by Adriana Westbrook   Cold and lonely, Warm and homely. His soft touch makes you shiver, But the raise of his fist makes you quiver He is often nice…

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Fiction: The Boy Who Can Fight

by Dylan Thompson

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Fiction: The Escape

by Joe Wales Daniel Westside is in a load of trouble. He’s been sitting in this tiny, smelly jail cell for almost 4 years now, and he’s had just…

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Fiction: Our Little Discovery

by Salena Limón     3:45 pm, it was after school on a Wednesday, the middle of the week. When it’s the middle of the week, it’s when I get…

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Illustrated Fiction: Graveyard Rising

Click here to check out Graveyard Rising by Rex Badger and Salena Limon.

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Masters at Work

Profiles for our student contributors.

Jeffersonville High School, 2016