November Challenge

For our November challenge, we asked students and faculty to submit six word short stories in response to the prompt, "undercover."

Congratulations to our winners!

First place- Tyler Gulbach:

i dont think they see me

Runner-up- Hannah Friedman:

Buried under letters of words unspoken.

We enjoyed reading all of the submissions! They appear below in the order in which they were received.

Benjamin Garger : A cover, I am under one.

Mia Rabin: Help Wanted: FBI, 30 or older'

Gabriella Greenberg: Wearing a smile under a frown

Rabbi Daniel Rosen:

              1. "You'll never know."

                   "I'll never care!"

 

              2. "Night"

                  "No. Your eyes are closed."

 

              3. The big reveal:

                  "Ugh. More veal?"

Rabbi Yaakov Blau: Everyone knows me, or do they?

Daniella Lifschitz: His disguise fell off; he ran.

Nathan Fenster: He got caught. We got shot.

 

Liam Lewis: no cunning monster hides in shadows

 

Benjamin Fisher: I was Imposter, I was ejected.

 

Max Heinrich: Hidden amongst all of the smiles.

 

Mr. Travis Merritt: Fire scorched. Giants toppled. Saplings thrived!

 

Paul Metzger: Is anyone here NOT an informant?

 

Rabbi Simcha Willig: Trenchcoat, holster, sunglasses. Stop!! No mask. 

 

Mr. Mitchell Lipton: The coffin's lid was cracked open.

 

Moshe Levin: bombastic and stuck in circuitous mud

 

Marcus Moore: Ah! I dreamed I was old.

Maayan Keigher: Undercovers we sleep, undercovers they hide.

Ariella Marmon: There is one imposter among us.

 

Kira Reichman: We must uncover the troubler together. 

 

Elana Kavesh: Act normal; smile at the killer.

 

Ms. Elana Lefkovitz: You are smiling under your mask. 

 

Ms. Lauren Burstein: She pretends. He believes. It works.

Zehava Shatzkes: Picket fence, but a Crumbling home.

 

Ethan Silver: It's a party in the CIA.

Allie Beckerman: Nobody notices your smiles are fake.

 

Caleb Breda: Everyones hiding behind masks. Happy Purim. 

 

Moshe Nadritch: undercovers, feels like clouds, when delighted.

 

Jared Zimbalist: There I was and nobody knew.

 

Micha Jasie: My mission is over. What mission?

 

Ana'el Sobol: Discovered, is not, the undercover world. 

 

Shirah Abrahams: Skin is not my only shield.

 

Liorah Yaghoubzar: He acted as his mother had.

 

Joshua Wanatick: Their secrets are mine to spread.

 

Lital Glickman: He watched her; she never noticed.

 

Eliana Warshawsky: Magen David tucked into my shirt.

 

Eliana Birman: What am I even hiding from?

 

Yaffa Pressner: Hiding, smiling, yearning to remain incognito.

 

Tamar Rosenfeld: Sinking deeper undercover to find myself.

Mia Hahn: Breaking skin reveals my true self.

Gabe Greenfield: The real me’s behind the mask.

 

Mason Koppel: I'm not alone in hiding alone.

 

Rebecca Rich: everyone in life is constantly undercover

 

Lani Fetman: I've always been good at pretending...

 

Naomi Elkin: "You can't guess my secret identity"

 

Eitan Green: Sneaky, Unnoticed, Secretive, Unknown to all

 

Ms. Esther Genuth: "I love you," she told herself. 

 

Dr. David Sclar: Toddler revealed herself as a mirror

 

Dr. Yaelle Frohlich: Your laugh peeks through the mask.

 

Rabbi Michael Zauderer: To see, but not be seen.

 

Abraham Sebrow: Don't actually belong. Just a pretender.

 

Ilan Davidovsky: There is an imposter among us.

 

Michal Eckstein: she was hidden, unseen and silent

 

Rochel Leah Itzkowitz: Her heart beat for his insincerity.

 

Eiden Weinberg: He’s hiding. You’ll never know where.

 

Abraham Stelzer: lights, guns-Glaring; heart-pounding; BUSTED.

Rebeca Kermaier: I became my creation of me.