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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...

Community gathers for annual Kate Chopin award assembly

Community gathers for annual Kate Chopin award assembly

Cece Giarman, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students and faculty gathered in the Chapel this morning for a special assembly to announce and honor the winners of the annual Kate Chopin Essay Contest. Sophomore Sydney Caba was named the all-school winner by outside judge Libby Brittain (’07). The English department began the contest more than 20 years ago ...

Student body engages in writing competition

Student body engages in writing competition

Anna Doggett, Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The entire student body took part in the Kate Chopin writing contest today and yesterday, in which students are given a creative writing prompt to reflect and write an essay on. “[The competition] was started by two teachers who worked here named Ann Cromey and Charles Brady,” English teacher Julia Arce ...

Hometown poet judges annual Poetry Festival

Hometown poet judges annual Poetry Festival

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

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


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

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...

Youth should be seen and heard

Youth should be seen and heard

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

From the outside, a passerby might think it to be a closed pirate shop, but inside 826 Valencia, behind the pirate-themed paraphernalia, people of varying ages from all over the city gather on a bi-monthly basis to observe an under 21 open-mic night hosted by Youthspeaks. The non-profit organizat...

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