Congratulations to go out to Midkiff Elementary students on being selected for publication in the Young American Poetry Digest!
Mrs. Rios, Midkiff Elementary Librarian, taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students about the elements of Haiku Poetry and had students write and illustrate their own.
Twenty five students' poems were selected and will be included in the next publication of Young American Poetry Digest, due out in October of 2017.
Poems were selected based on creativity, age appropriateness, sensory/figurative language, structure, and poetic techniques.
Third grade: Mia Ayala, Keydey Bautista, Hailey Botello, Evelyn Castorena, Andrea Peña
Fourth grade: Thamara Garcia, Desire Jaime, Andrea Luna, Elioenai Muñoz, Mikaela Segundo, Aliyah Torres, Jazhiel Trevino
Fifth grade: Aaliyah Eaden, Holly Garza, Benjamin Kegley, Emmanuel Kelley, Adriana Lerma, Yovanka Martinez, Victoria Mendez, Juan Mendoza, Annette Morales,Cristian Quintero, Stefanny Sanchez, Angel Tovar, Tyler Vela
Way to go Mavericks!
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