Mizmore Anthology eCollection
Junior Alex Mirrer will be published in the December 2018 edition. Her work is titled "Chasing Yamakas."
Rhode Island Youth Poetry Ambassador Initiative
Catherine Sawoski '20 was named as one of three finalists. As a finalist, Catherine will participate in a reading--along with the other finalists and this year's Ambassador and Deputy Ambassador April 30 at the State House Library.
2018 National Scholastic Arts Award
Leah Huntley '18, Silver Key, Poetry
New England Young Writer's Conference at Bread Loaf
Write Rhode Island Short Story Competition
Middle School student Claire Hagerty earned a Notable Mention for her story, "My Italian Grandmother."
2018 Rattle Young Poets Anthology
9th grader Jane Josefowicz had her poem "Blue" selected as one of 36 from across the country for this year's publication.
RI Scholastic Writing Awards
Please join the English department in congratulating the following students!
Bree Andruzzi ‘18 -- Honorable Mention -- Personal Essay & Memoir -- “Finding Solid Ground”
Nicholas Avalos ‘21 -- Silver Key -- Personal Essay & Memoir -- “All Eyes on Me”
Nicholas Avalos ‘21 -- Silver Key -- Short Story -- “The Russian”
Megan Gibson-Prugh ‘23 -- Gold Key -- Poetry -- “Turtle”
Megan Gibson-Prugh ‘23 -- Gold Key -- Poetry -- “Betrayal”
Megan Gibson-Prugh ‘23 -- Honorable Mention -- Poetry -- “On My Own”
Chloe Guo ‘20 -- Honorable Mention -- Poetry -- “Ode to the Nighttime”
Leah Huntley ‘18 -- Gold Key -- Personal Essay & Memoir -- “Evolution”
Leah Huntley ‘18 -- Gold Key -- Poetry -- “Ode to Loathing”
Leah Huntley ‘18 -- Honorable Mention -- Writing Portfolio -- “In Whose Hands”
Ashrita Iyengar ‘20 -- Silver Key -- Personal Essay & Memoir -- “Two Different Worlds”
Rare Byrd Review
Sophomore Alex Mirrer has had a poem, "Ode to a Sticky Note" accepted for publication.
Juniper Institute for Young Writers at UMass
John F. Kennedy Profiles In Courage Essay Contest
Matthew Sawoski is one of 15 Centennial Award recipients earning a cash prize and a copy of the book. from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
RI State "Write Rhode Island" Short Story Competition
Senior Ben Esposito earned a 'notable read' distinction.
New England Young Writer's Conference
Junior Michael Gibson-Prugh has been selected to the 3-days of writing workshops and readings at Middlebury's Bread Loaf campus this May.
2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Nicholas Avalos, Silver Key, Flash Fiction: "The Tomb"
Ben Esposito, Gold Key, Critical Essay: "A New Electoral College"
Silver Key, Short Story, "Little Rhody"
Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir: "The Wasted Days"
Michael Gibson-Prugh, Silver Key, Personal Essay/Memoir: "Masculinity, My Way"
Honorable Mention, Short Story: "The Crow"
Marina Hojman, Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir: "Often and Sometimes"
Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir: "Leaves, Roots, and Time"
Leah Huntley, Silver Key, Flash Fiction: "Crabs"
RI Council of Teachers of English
Essay category for Juniors and Seniors
Ben Esposito, first place
Short Fiction, Middle School
Paul Chirkov, first place
Poetry, Middle School
Elizabeth Chivers, first place, Harrison Goldberg, second place, Ella Levine, third placeShort Fiction, Lower School
Claire Hagerty, second place
Anna Marston, third place
2016 Scholastic Writing Competition
Amy Vogel -- Gold Key Poetry -- Three Instances of Depression
Amy Vogel -- Silver Key Poetry -- Junior Year Infinitives
Amy Vogel -- Honorable Mention Poetry -- An Ode to Potential
Amy Vogel -- Gold Key Short Story -- Fat Joke
Amy Vogel -- Honorable Mention Personal Essay/Memoir -- Leviticus 20:13
Benjamin Esposito -- Honorable Mention Critical Essay -- The Nuclear Alternative
Cindy Guo -- Gold Key Poetry -- Philosophical Ventures While Lying in Bed at Night
Cindy Guo -- Honorable Mention Critical Essay -- It's My Way or the Highway: An Analysis of the Arrogance, Absolutism, and Rationale of the Christian Church
Cindy Guo -- Honorable Mention Personal Essay/Memoir -- The Perfection of Flowers Blossoming in a Fiel
Letters About Literature National Reading & Writing contest
Level 3 (gr. 9-12) State Honorable Mention