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Sophomores study poets

Sophomores Bridget Mills, Sloane Riley, and Cristina Jackson analyze “I wandered lonely as a cloud” in their presentation of the poet William Wordsworth. The students were also asked to research about the poets life including where they lived and important relationships in their life.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

January 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in English teacher Angelica Allen’s English II class finished their unit on English Romantic poets with research presentations on a poet and poem from that time period.  “I think the benefit of doing a presentation like this is that it forces you to know the material ...

Annual festival celebrates student poetry

Guest Speaker David Nyquist announces the Convent High School Poetry competition winner, Celeste Roam. Winners were told to stand so they could be recognized by their peers.

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

April 29, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students read original works and the English department announced winners of the annual poetry competition at the  Poetry Festival in the Syufy Theatre on April 30 celebrating National Poetry Month. The all-school winner was freshmen Celeste Roam for Convent High School and freshman ...

Sophomore English classes prepare for annual poetry festival

Sophomore Halsey Williamson proofreads her poem before submitting it to English teacher Angelica Allen for the annual poetry festival. All students are required to submit 1 to 2 poems before Friday, April 5th.

Grace Krumplitsch, Reporter

April 1, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore English classes spent class time on Monday writing various haikus, limericks, and acrostic poems to submit to Convent & Stuart Hall’s annual poetry festival. “I felt really humbled to win last year,” sophomore Tabitha Parent, who was the 2018 all-school winner, said. ...

Award-winning poet visits campus

Author and poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips discusses the evolution of journalism with students. Phillips led talks in B and C periods and also participated in a question panel during a coed high school assembly.

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

November 13, 2018

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

Junior Trevor Blanc performs the last student poem before guest poets came to the stage to perform. Ten students from Convent and Stuart Hall read their poems to the student body.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

April 30, 2018

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

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Cece Giarman, Web Editor

February 8, 2018

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 U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins reads a selection of his work at an evening event for the school community. Collins, famous for his simple poems with gentle critiques of everyday life, visited campus today.

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

May 10, 2017

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

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

Jazz band performs an original piece at the Poetry Festival. The yearly competition showcases writers and poets from both CHS and SHHS.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 15, 2016

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 Naomi Shihab Nye expresses the impact writing holds on her life. During the assembly, she read select pieces from “Braided Creek,” her poem “Shoulders” and her prose piece, “Museum.”

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2016

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

Senior Thomas Egan recites an original poem at the annual Poetry Festival. The Festival's theme this year is

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 9, 2014

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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