Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering a dynamic recitation competition for high school students across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. 

Poetry Out Loud Results

Our three winners are Milka Gahima '25, Ashling Lee '22, and Ella Sturtevant '22!
Our People's Choice Winner is Milka Gahima '25 and her performance of "Respectability"!

Thank you to all performers today for celebrating the beauty and power of words.

The live preformance video streams will start a few minutes before scheduled time. Recording of the broadcast will be available on our YouTube channel for later viewing.  Student photos are available to our families free of charge. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a file copy.

"Teaching at The Gregory School has allowed me to know hundreds and hundreds of interesting students, whose curiosity and skepticism have spurred my own scholarship. Because of them, I get to play the part of student as much as teacher."

Elizabeth Young, M.Ed.

Elizabeth Young holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and a B.A. in English and Art History from Hillsdale College. She was appointed to The Gregory School faculty in 2002.


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