The Broadview

Poetry Festival submissions turned in

Sophomores+Nisrine+Rahmoui+and+Rachel+Santamaria+look+over+a+poem+written+by+Rahmoui.+The+annual+poetry+contest+will+on+Monday+April+30th.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Poetry Festival submissions turned in

Sophomores Nisrine Rahmoui and Rachel Santamaria look over a poem written by Rahmoui. The annual poetry contest will on Monday April 30th.

Sophomores Nisrine Rahmoui and Rachel Santamaria look over a poem written by Rahmoui. The annual poetry contest will on Monday April 30th.

Sophomores Nisrine Rahmoui and Rachel Santamaria look over a poem written by Rahmoui. The annual poetry contest will on Monday April 30th.

Sophomores Nisrine Rahmoui and Rachel Santamaria look over a poem written by Rahmoui. The annual poetry contest will on Monday April 30th.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






WEB EXCLUSIVE Students turned in their final poems to their English teachers today for the annual Poetry Festival that will take place on Monday, April 30th in Syufy Theatre.

All students were required to hand in a minimum of one poem of any style on any topic.

“We want the festival to be an inclusive whole school activity,” English teacher Riki Garcia Rebel said. “I know that sometimes students need a little extra prompting to write poetry and that it’s not a common activity for teenagers, but they can get  into this sort of meditative zone that is actually very healthy for their brains.”

While students wrap up the year with regular school work and preparation for AP and IB testing, some students do not put extensive time into writing a poem.

“I didn’t plan on entering the contest in the first place and I have a lot of homework to do this week, but I started writing a poem that I’m submitting tomorrow,” Sophomore Jacqui Carlson said. “It’s a way for me to calm down and I have been told that it’s very therapeutic.”

In addition to announcements of grade and all-school winners, the festival will also include live poem readings from students.

“When the students get to stand up and read, they make themselves vulnerable,” Garcia Rebel said. “They put themselves on stage and they share something that they created. That is not an easy thing to do and I think their peers really recognize the value in that.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
(Visited 103 times, 1 visits today)

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Web Exclusive

    Juniors discuss retreat, social event during class meeting

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Features

    Money of the future?

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Web Exclusive

    Crew prepares for spring musical

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    News

    Growing up

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    News

    More than code

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Web Exclusive

    Sophomore English class begins first graded essay of the year

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Web Exclusive

    French exchange student visits campus

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Web Exclusive

    Freshmen act out famous Shakespeare scene

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Web Exclusive

    Students participate in school blood drive

  • Poetry Festival submissions turned in

    Web Exclusive

    Students bundle up as cold weather hits Bay Area

Navigate Right

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The student news site of Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
Poetry Festival submissions turned in