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Senior Maddie Hoffmann shines at Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior Maddie Hoffmann celebrates her success at the 2020 Poetry Out Loud regional competition with English teacher Andrea Benmuvhar. Hoffmann received a certificate and a trophy as well as a flower for her achievement. “I never thought that I’d go up on stage and force myself [to perform], but I think I took my confidence a step further. I’m very proud of what I’m now capable of doing. I’m glad that I overcame my stage fright as well as testing out my knowledge on poetry,” Hoffmann said.

Karina Christ, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Getting over her stage fright and having only three poems to compete with, senior Maddie Hoffmann came in third place at this year's regional Poetry Out Loud competition with her love for reading and writing. “I’ve always liked poetry. I like writing it [and] I like reading it. My [AP English Lite...

Students participate in StoryCorps Great Thanksgiving Listen

During the week before Thanksgiving, freshmen  Megan Kixmille and Carly Andersen practice with the StoryCorps app in preparation for interviewing their loved ones.

Grant Aden, Sports Editor

December 13, 2016

The app promotes meaningful conversations with older family members by selecting and following up with interview questions about family history.

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