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Poet Gretna Wilkinson visits CHS

Gretna Wilkinson recites her poetry at an assembly at CHS on Thursday.

Emma Barofsky

January 11, 2020

“There’s no sound more beautiful than the river rushing by minding its own business,” Gretna Wilkinson wrote in her poem, Down by the River.  Students at CHS gathered in the cafeteria to hear poet Gretna Wilkinson recite her poems and share her life story on Thursday, Jan. 9. After listenin...

DeRosa is more than just all ‘write’

Sophomore Vivian DeRosa read an original

Kaitlyn Hammond

February 16, 2017

Cramped fingers and ink-stained hands are just occupational hazards for aspiring writer Vivian DeRosa of Ocean. At 15 years old, the sophomore has already finished the first draft of a novel and has plenty more writing planned for the future. DeRosa began writing seriously in fifth grade.  At the time, sh...

Lit Mag accepts poetry submissions

Marissa Ho

January 12, 2017

The prompt for all club member's from last week was burning bridges. Following readings from the prompt, two members of the club showed a presentation on writing effective poetry. After the presentation, the club completed a five word poem activity. The prompt for all club members for next week is p...

Technology has popularized poetry

Photo by Steve Johnson through Creative Commons.

Grace Treshock

December 22, 2016

“Poetry is not the kind of thing people are going to run into on their own,” poet and associate professor Kyle Dargan of American University told CNN. “It’s not Jurassic World.” Dargan was proved correct when Nielsen Bookscan, a data provider for the book publishing industry, followed the...

National Art Honor Society induction includes principal’s poetry reading

May 8, 2014

By GINA TALAMO Editor-in-Chief The National Art Honor Society inducted 39 students from the junior class at its ceremony and art show event last Thursday, featuring visual artwork, student animations and a poetry reading by principal James Gleason. The induction and the art show, usually separat...

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