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Award-winning poet visits campus

Award-winning poet visits campus

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Poet and author Rowan Ricardo Phillips spoke to Convent & Stuart Hall students and faculty today about his writing career and experience as a sports journalist. “My main focus in the talk was to discuss and think about the importance of words and how words can create a bridge to ...

Student body celebrates poetry

Student body celebrates poetry

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

April 30, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Poetry readings, rap battles, an acapella performance and “promposal” took over Syufy Theatre as Convent and Stuart Hall students gathered this morning for the annual Poetry Festival. The festival began with the all school winners of last year’s festival, sophomores Ari Levine an...

Thinking out loud

Thinking out loud

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Striving for cheers and hollers that will punctuate their performances, teens from all over the Bay Area are preparing personal poems for an annual competition that draws a crowd of thousands. The Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam, an individual contest open to all Bay Area youth ages 13 to 19, requir...

Former US Poet Laureate speaks to community

Former US Poet Laureate speaks to community

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sacred Heart

The school community heard a two-time United States Poet Laureate share his thoughts on men who wear snoods, lanyards, Irish spiders, the British and breakfast at a special assembly and evening reading today. Poet Billy Collins, dubbed “the most popular poet in America,” visited campus, reading several of his poems at a daytime assembly, answering questions from S...

Senior one of five poets from Bay Area to perform on a national stage

Senior one of five poets from Bay Area to perform on a national stage

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

April 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A senior will travel to Washington D.C. in July to perform in a poetry festival after winning several rounds of competitions, the latest one last Saturday. Senior Maya Greenhill was one of the top five scoring poets after performing two poems at the Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals poetry contest last Sa...

Hometown poet judges annual Poetry Festival

Hometown poet judges annual Poetry Festival

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 15, 2016


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San Francisco poet Genny Lim guest judged the Poetry Festival and chose seniors Corinne Sigmund and Zach Hammer as the all-school winners for both CHS and SHHS. Hammer shared a poem regarding his admiration for his father and how he looks to him as a role model. Sigmund chose to keep the topic of her writing private. “I worked hard on the p...

Award winning poet and author shares importance of writing, poetry

Award winning poet and author shares importance of writing, poetry

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2016


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Self-proclaimed “wandering poet” spoke about the power of poetry and writing with CSH and SHHS this morning during assembly in Syufy Theatre, reading from her own published works and other select pieces. Naomi Shihab Nye, who has published over 30 volumes of poetry and prose and received num...

All-school poetry contest winners announced at annual festival

All-school poetry contest winners announced at annual festival

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 9, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Guest speaker and all-school Poetry Festival judge Jovel Queirolo (’10) announced the winner of the annual high school poetry contest. Queirolo was an all-school winner of the contest herself, and awarded sophomore Daniel Im and senior Tess Holland the same title. Students from both Stuart Hall and Co...

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