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By Sailaja Suresh, Director, Oakland International High School Learning Lab, and Poetry by Violet, OIHS ACE Poetry Contest Mascot Oakland International High School (OIHS) ACE Poetry Contest has a new mascot: Introducing Violet! Oh, lovers of poetry and lovers of cats, you are in for a treat this year! Here’s Violet, our new mascot, lover of poetry, lover of technology, and lover of looking down at one and all from high bookshelves. She offers this poem in anticipation of this year’s annual Poetry contest! ...read more
By Thor (or Huckleberry or Thorckleberry), ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Oxford Day Academy Hello, I’m Thor, also known as Huckleberry, ODA (Oxford Day Academy – get it?!), or Thorckleberry. Whatever name you choose to call me, just know I am the ACE Poetry Contest Mascot for Oxford Day Academy, located in East Palo Alto. The newest member to join the ACE Poetry Contest Mascot Honor List. So… bring the competition Let’s see your creative side You don’t have to audition Use your ambition Don’t be shy Just try We...read more
By Chupe and Cronos, ACE Poetry Contest Mascots, San Francisco International High School It’s that time of year again. Spring has sprung and San Francisco International is buzzing with new growth. We moved into our new home in Potrero Hill this fall. I was worried about all of my old students. Would they all be able to sniff us out in a new neighborhood? Luckily, a neighborhood husky wandered right on over to school to make sure everyone knew the way. What a relief. This year, Cronos and I, Chupe, are back to host the annual ACE...read more