Creative Writing Newsletter
Charleston County School of the Arts
September 9 - Creative Writing Booster Club Meeting at 5:30 pm
(before the Middle School Open House)
All parents are encouraged to attend.
Fall Semester Dates
October 22-24, 2014 – Lake Logan Field Trip (Juniors & Seniors Only)
November 15, 2014 – WordFest, Barnes & Noble, Mt. Pleasant, SC
November 20, 2014 – 6th Grade Bulls Island Field Trip
December 4, 2014 –Poetry Out Loud
Spring Semester Dates
April 23, 2015 – 6th Grade
April 30, 2015 – 7th & 8th Grade
May 5, 2015 – 11th Grade
May 7, 2015 – 9th Grade
May 14, 2015 – Senior Thesis
May 19, 2015 – 10th Grade
Poetry Out Loud!
Rising Junior Nicole Sadek reciting "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus in Washington, D. C. back in Spring 2014. More than 365,000 contestants from 2,300 schools, all 50 states, DC, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico compete, and Nicole passed the first round at nationals to be among 27 finalists.
Department of English
Thanks to Scott Peeples, chair of the CofC English Department, for sponsoring this newsletter, powered by Smore.com.
Rene Miles' Alumni Farewell
Our beleoved Rene Miles, who founded the Creative Writing program and influenced so many lives, retired last year. We will miss you! Pictured here (from l. to r.) are Sean Scapellato, Joyce Waggoner, Aubrey Moore, Y-Danair Niehrah, Rene Miles, and F. Rutledge Hammes.