News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


Poetry Comes Alive at St. Benedict

photo
Grade 9 student Sabrina Bagnarol stated she felt nervous before and during her presentation of her poem Irony, but felt good after when she heard the applause from her fellow classmates.

April 30, 2012 - At St. Benedict CSS poetry comes alive as students follow the spoken-word tradition of oral literature from long ago. Performance poetry is a different art form from the usual printed version, and was the original method used by poets in Ancient Greece to reach audiences with their work. After a week of poetry writing, editing, polishing and practicing their delivery, they are ready to showcase their piece in front of attentive classmates, teacher and published poet Tanya Neumeyer using the same medium of ancient times. At the end of all their performances, the students involved were said to have graduated from Neumeyer's week-long poetry course when they cried out unanimously "We did it!".

Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  Happy ECE/EA Appreciation Day!
•  Bishop Alexander Carter signs agreement with Anmar to establish new learning opportunities for students!
•  St. David School pays tribute to a former student with memorial garden!
•  Happy World Teacher Day!
•  Students attend Pathways to Bilingual Success Conference
•  Happy National Custodian Appreciation Day!
•  Every Child Matters: Sudbury Catholic Schools honours Orange Shirt Day!
•  St. Benedict STEM club gets busy with marshmallows and spaghetti
•  The Harmony Movement visited St. Charles College
•  SCC Staff and Students Welcome International Students with Open Arms!
•  St. Charles College Student Dana Lewis was crowned Miss Wiikwemkoong
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools Welcome 30 International students!
•  Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!
•  How you can support Catholic Education

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved