The annual Poetry Out Loud competition was held on Wednesday night Jan. 29 in the lecture hall at the Rockland Middle School. For more on the story click on this link. To see how RHS winner, Danielle Hill did in the Regionals, click on this link! Click on one of the pictures to scroll through the gallery.
Mrs. Amy Woodward coordinated the Poetry Out Loud competition.
POL winner Danielle Hill performs her first poem, “On Monsieur’s Departure” by Queen Elizabeth I
Junior Pearse McNallly performs “The Lost Land” by Eavan Boland
Hannah Millen performs “Barter” by Sarah Teasdale
Marina McCauley performs “The Rose” by Jean Valentine.
Molly Garrity performs “Poem about People” by Robert Pinsky
Left to right: Pearse McNally, Mrs. Woodward, Danielle Hill and PJ Butler were judged in the top three in the Poetry Out Loud competition with Hill placing first, Butler, second and McNally third. Congratualtions to all.
Sean Vo performs “Falling: the Code by Li-Young Lee
The following eleven participated in Poetry Out Loud on January 29. Back, left to right: Alyssa Collins, Brian Leonard, Pearse McNally, Molly Garrity and PJ Butler. Front: Danielle Hill, Vivian Nguyen, Victoria Pratt, Marina McCauley, Sean Vo and Hannah Millen.
Brian Leonard performs at Poetry Out Loud.
Alyssa Collins performs “After working sixty hours again for what reason” by Bob Hicok
Victoria Pratt performs “Early Affection” by George Moses Horton
Danielle Hill competed at the Old South Meeting House on March 9. She was one of 24 state finalists who were looking to advance to the Nationals in Washington D.C.
Mrs. Woodward, Danielle Hill, Mrs. Hill and Dr. Cron at the Old South Meeting House in Boston
Hill reciting one of her poems at the regional competition
Danielle Hill (left) is one of six high school students from the Cape Cod regional semi-finals who will be competing in the Massachusetts State Finals of Poetry Out Loud on March 9 in Boston. Danielle competed against 17 high school champions in So. Yarmouth on Sunday, March 2.
English teacher Ms. Amy Woodward with Danielle Hill and her mother