Poiesis: Turning Thoughts Into Action- by Rachel Zolinski, Humane Letters/Apologetics Teacher

Poiesis?  Sounds a bit too close to the word ‘poetry.’ Can’t be good,” said one cynical student.  Little did he know that what he said in skepticism was in part true.  If by poetry he meant that special intensity of emotion to powerfully express ideas, then yes, in that way the two words are similar.  Judging by his folded arms and pessimistic brow, however, it did not seem he cared much for definitions.  Perhaps a story would be more enticing.

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Senior Thesis: A Culmination of 12 Years at The River Academy - written by Tyler Howat, Rhetoric Teacher

Looming at end of The River Academy education, fearfully whispered about with solemn voices, is the Senior Thesis Project. For more than half the school, the Thesis Project is far in the distance, nothing more than the clouded peak of a high, lonely mountain, far in the distance. It’s something that we don’t need to deal with yet, for it’s five, ten, or even twelve years away. That’s for our future selves to worry about. Out of sight, out of mind.

Not exactly.

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