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Local student earns honorable mention at state poetry competition

Angelo Hillstock shares his poem about the pandemic.

Left: First place winner Angelo Hillstock, SBHS, Grade 10. Top right: runner up Kayla Salazar, SBHS, Grade 10. Bottom right: second runner up Julia Magdei, SBHS, Grade 10. Photos courtesy of SBC Arts Council.

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Poetry Out Loud competition moves online

San Benito County high school students face off on Zoom; three move to the state contest in March.

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Poetry Out Loud competition moves online

Several virtual training sessions will take place before the finals on Jan. 29.

Santino Leahy, Angelo Hillstock and Kayla Salazar received the highest marks and moved to the final round where they each recited a second poem. Photo by Kaitlyn Fontaine.

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Local Poetry Out Loud competition sends student to state finals

Kayla Salazar will represent San Benito County in Sacramento in March.

Anzar High sophomore Santino Leahy is headed to the Poetry Out Loud championship in Sacramento. Photo courtesy of San Benito Arts Council.

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High school students recite poetry at Arts Council event

Anzar High sophomore heading to Poetry Out Loud state championship in Sacramento.

Paine's conference room was full as guests listened to local Mariachi Juvenil performers.

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SB Arts Council launches Arts Now

With new energy, the Arts Council partners with California Alliance for the Arts to pursue a long-held dream; solidifying a place for the arts in public education

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Ella DeAmaral wins Poetry Out Loud a second time

Four students each from Anzar High School and San Benito High School competed in Poetry Out Loud on Friday night

Ella DeAmaral from Anzar High School

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Local student recites poetry at the State Capitol

Anzar high sophmore competes at Poetry Out Loud state finals

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High school poets battle for county supremacy

Anzar and San Benito students tie in final round; Ella Deamaral eventually named champion after winner-take-all playoff

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Poetry Out Loud Competition comes to San Benito County

Arts Council announces countywide poetry contest for local high school students. Winner advances to statewide competition