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National Recitation contest for high school students…



Poetry Out Loud Winner and finalists for Mendocino County Competition that concluded on Feb 15, 2021.

Mendocino county winner is Amy Lui, Grade 10, Developing Virtual Secondary School
Reciting:  Mulberry Fields & Oh Could I Raise the Darken’d Veil .

Our runner up is Sindey Regelbrugge, Grade 9, Point Arena High School
Reciting:  My Therapist Wants to Know About My Relationship & Violin.

with Kadance Nelson, Grade 11 of Point Arena Community Charter School, and Heidi Blythe, Grade 9, of DVGS in a tie for third.

Developing Virtue Girls School — Amy Liu, Grade 10

Mulberry Fields

Oh Could I Raise the Darken’d Veil

Let It Be Forgotten

Point Arena High School — Sidney Regelbrugge, Grade 9

1) Sidney reciting #1:
My Therapist Wants to Know about My Relationship to Work, by Taina Clark

2) Sidney reciting #2:
Violins, by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Developing Virtue Girls School — Heidi Blythe, Grade 11

1) Heidi reciting #1:  Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen:
Poem Text link —
Heidi Blythe, Dulce et Decorum Est, DVGS.MOV

2) Heidi reciting #2, The New Decalogue by Ambrose Bierce:
Poem Text link —
Heidi Blythe, The New Decalogue, DVGS.MOV

More information on poetry events can be found on the Mendocino Poets in the Schools website.

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