San Francisco International High School Joins the Fun for National Poetry Month
By Guest Blogger Lobo, assisted by Kyle Halle-Erby, SFIHS, Fifth Year Program Coordinator
Hello everyone! Lobo here with some exciting news. I heard from my
pal Riley in San Jose (did you notice all the barking?) that students all across the Bay Area are participating in poetry contests to celebrate National Poetry Month this April. As soon as I heard, I knew I had to help get the Huskies at San Francisco International High School involved. After an early morning walk on Treasure Island, I jumped right in the car to start spreading the word.
This year all SFIHS students are invited to write poems about Learning with Technology. I’m planning on writing an ode to the can-opener that opens up my dog food, but I think the students want to write about their smartphones. Don’t they know you can’t eat those?
The SFIHS Huskies (notice that I’m, like, THE Husky) will spend the month studying different styles of poetry and reading about new ways that technology is changing the way we learn and live in the world. I might even have to write to them about how the doggie door changed my life.
At the end of the month, all poems will be submitted to a panel of experts and the winners will win prizes! In May, the winning poets will have a chance to howl their words out during an All School Meeting.
Good luck and go (take me out for another walk) Huskies!