Lux F. '18 and Alli Y. '17 Earn National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
The young artists won Silver Medals in the Photography and Drawing & Illustration categories.
With over 330,000 works of art and writing submitted to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Lux F. '18 and Alli Y. '17 have been recognized as part of the top 1% most talented young artists in the nation, both earning Silver Medals.
Thirteen students will attend an Ivy League or Stanford and 18 students will continue their education at California colleges and universities.
This is the second year in a row that Isabel has won her grade level contest.
"Winning was really amazing because it felt like all of my team's hard work paid off."
English 7 introduces students from a wide representation of elementary schools to Marlborough's expectations. Students write frequently, learning to express themselves, both formally and informally, in expository and creative assignments. Personal experience and literature are springboards for writing assignments, oral presentations, and seminar-like discussions. Readings often include The Book Thief, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lord of the Flies, A Midsummer Night's Dream and an extended unit on poetry.