Ms. Kneifl’s Reading/English class completed a poetry unit and students entered poems into the Appelley Publishing National Student Poetry Contest. Ms. Kneifl is proud to announce that Nora Lyons’ poem entitled “Parents” was chosen to be highlighted in the Appelley Publishing 2019 Rising Stars Collection. Each year a cross-section of poetry for the Rising Stars publication is selected to be published, and Nora’s poem was selected for the Rising Stars Collection book. She and the other students that entered in Ms. Kneifl’s class are still in the running for the grand prize of $1500.00, as well as other prizes offered in the competition which will be announced on April 5th, 2019.