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Throughout the year students are excelling in and out of the classrooms.  Stanwood High School students have been busy preparing and competing at many events.  Congratulations to all of the students that participate in these events along with the support of teachers, parents, and community members.  To learn more about the results of the Washington Aerospace Scholars, Washington State Thespian IE Festival, and the 2010 Poetry Out Loud, click on read more.
WASHINGTON AEROSPACE SCHOLARS -  Three students, Hayden Giesbrecht, Samuel Harris, and Matt Mourges, were accepted to participate in Phase One of Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) for 2009-10.  They were named among 247 talented juniors from across the state.  These students are currently participating in Phase One: distance learning with a NASA-designed curriculum covering the history of space exploration, the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station, the Moon, and Mars.  To learn more about the program please click on the link to WAS.

WASHINGTON STATE THESPIAN IE FESTIVAL -  486 students from all over western Washington participated at the Thespian IE Festival at Redmond High School on January 16th.  Performing a variety of scenes and monologs, these Stanwood High School performers received top scores in the following categories: 
Duo scene:  Talia Duffin and Ben Ulrich - Superior/Excellent
Monolog:  Howard Willard - Superior/Excellent
Monolog:  amelia James - Superior/Excellent
Solo Musical:  Amelia James - Superior/Excellent
Solo Musical:  Paige Woods - Suprerior/Superior

2010 POETRY OUT LOUD - Ellen Wise, Stanwood High School senior, won the northwest Washington regional 2010 Poetry Out Loud competition sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the Washington Arts Commission.  Ellen recited from memory two different poems that were judged by playwrights, poets, and educators based on seven rigorous criteria.  As the regional winner, Ellen will compete at the state level in March.  Washington D.C. will host the national competition in April.