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3 students advance in poetry contest
Nine students were selected to recite their poetry in Albany High School's Poetry Out Loud contest on Feb. 4. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Ainsley Krueger, Brittany Janes, Kylee Blumer, Allison Gilkes and Emma Guenther; and in the back row, from left, are Samie Boeck, Piper Bailey and Hunter Brewer. (Photo supplied)
ALBANY - Albany High School students from Sarah Nienhaus' English classes recited poetry on Feb. 3, and a select few were invited to compete in the school's Poetry Out Loud contest the following day. Nine students recited their poetry in the school contest, held during the high school advisory period. Of those who competed in front of the judges, three were selected to move on and represent Albany in the regional Poetry Out Loud contest in DeForest, which was held Thursday.