Tag Archives: Gwinn High School

“Sea Salt Artist” a Digital Memorial Poem to Olivia LeMoine (Posted by ~ Amy)

“That we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.”     – Helen Keller The end of the school year has arrived and the Gwinn High School seniors took their … Continue reading

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Digital Prose Poetry: Five Student Samples ~ National Poetry Month 2013 (Amy)

“Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.”  ― Rumi National Poetry Month has me in a blogging frenzy. I promised my students that I would … Continue reading

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Fly In Formation With Us, Like Geese ~ National Poetry Month 2013 (Amy)

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”  ― Rainer Maria Rilke  While the calendar may announce that it is spring, the weather in Upper Michigan has a different opinion. It has been … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 2013 ~ Student Posters (Amy)

“Write about your sorrows, Your wishes, Your passing thoughts, Your belief in anything beautiful.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke Every year I anticipate getting the new National Poetry Month poster in my school mailbox. This year I decided it would be a … Continue reading

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Reaching out to the next generation of teachers (Heather)

When I was in high school, I didn’t consider becoming an English teacher. Sure, I loved to read and write, but I had different plans. My senior English teacher Mrs. Elaine Moore suggested several times that I should go into … Continue reading

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