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Seniors choose de Sa e Silva as featured faculty

Seniors choose de Sa e Silva as featured faculty

Libby Cohen, Ibid Yearbook

June 20, 2020

The class nominated US English teacher Philip de Sa e Silva to be featured in the 2020 Ibid because of the many ways he is involved in school life.

[Episode 5] “Of Dawn of Man” by Max Ritvo and “Albatross” by Kate Bass with Gavin Kimmel

[Episode 5] “Of Dawn of Man” by Max Ritvo and “Albatross” by Kate Bass with Gavin Kimmel

Meagan Massie, The Rubicon

February 6, 2020

Senior Meagan Massie talks with students about poems and poetry in a monthly podcast.

[PODCAST] Snider recounts experience, success in slam poetry

Junior Anna Snider performs at a poetry slam.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

April 25, 2019

Junior Anna Snider, a student poet, joins us to share her experience with slam poetry.

Zelle advances to state Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior Mira Zelle will compete in the state final Poetry Out Loud competition on March 8.

Jack Benson and Nitya Thakkar

March 7, 2018

Senior Mira Zelle and junior Elise Parsons competed in the state semi-final Poetry Out Loud competition on March 7.

Zelle prepares for state Poetry Out Loud competition

On March 6, Minnesota's state Poetry Out Loud competition will feature senior Mira Zelle and junior Elise Parsons. “The hard part about choosing a poem is that it has to be the 20th century, and a lot of work starts to get rhythmic and rhyme a lot, which can be hard to read aloud,” Zelle said. 

Helen Bartlett, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

On March 6, Mira Zelle and Elise Parsons will perform at the MN state Poetry Out Loud competition. 

Seven poets vie for Poetry Out Loud win

Senior Mira Zelle elicited strong reaction from the crowd with her rendition of

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

November 27, 2017

The school competition on Nov. 15-16 determined the finalists who will go to state in March.

Carlson wins school wide Poetry Out Loud contest, moves on to state competiton

Junior Noa Carlson recites

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

December 9, 2016

This year's Poetry Out Loud winner from SPA is junior Noa Carlson, with sophomore Zoe Hermer-Cisek as runner-up.

Poetry Out Loud allows students to venture beneath the surface

Senior Mary Grant practices reading one of her chosen poems aloud in front of the group.

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

December 2, 2016

Students in Poetry Out Loud club experience the fearless joy of reciting and memorizing poems.

Poetry Out Loud winner announced after second round of recitations

Poetry Out Loud winner Meghan Joyce recites

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

December 11, 2015

Winner Meghan Joyce recited Emily Brontë’s “Ah why, Because the Dazzling Sun” and Rita Mae Reese’s “Dear Reader" to win the competition.