Archive | February 2015

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Waldron Mercy Academy Forensics Tournament

-Julia M., grade 8, editing staff On February 12, StJP sent six representatives to a forensics tournament at Waldron Mercy Academy in Bryn Mawr. Forensics is a public speaking competition that consists of many categories, including: duo interpretation, impromptu speech, dramatic interpretation, and many more. Two weeks ago, these students had the opportunity to present the […]

Poetry Corner – Haiku and Villanelle

– Ethan L., grade 7 The two following pieces of poetry complement each other, but they look so different. They are written in two different styles of poetry. One of these is well known, the Haiku, and the other is very rare, the Villanelle. Hope you enjoy! The Villanelle is a French style of poetry that follows […]