SHAKESPEARE'S 'TWELFTH NIGHT' COLLECTED 2,000 MEALS FOR COMMUNITY FOOD SHARE!
REID SUTHERLAND WINS POETRY OUT LOUD
Sophomore Reid Sutherland was this year's Poetry Out Loud winner and
represented NHS at the state finals in Lakewood on March 19.
Mr. KROENUNG'S PLAY "WEST" PUBLISHED
Mr.Kroenung's play "West", about a Nazi officer and his Jewish former
girlfriend meeting at a concentration camp, ill be published in March in THE
FIGHT MASTER, the journal of the Society of American Fight Directors. It is
the first work of fiction ever accepted by the publication.
MR. KROENUNG IS A WINNER DURING NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH
He wrote 50,000 words in November, despite a late start and losing days to
parent conferences, etc. Over Thanksgiving break alone he managed 25,000
words. That's about 8 typed pages a day.
ELOISE MORRIS WINS 3RD PLACE AT STATE SHAKESPEARE ACTING CONTEST!
This means NHS has won 1st and 3rd in the last three contests. Way to go!
BARBED WIRE BOOK NOW CARRIES BRIMSTONE AND LILY and JASPER'S FOUL TONGUE
When Borders closed this store picked up the slack. They're on Main Street, in
the 500 block across from the community theatre.
BRAINFOOD BOOKS CARRIES MR. KROENUNG'S NOVELS
It's a new bookstore in the 300 block of Main Street in Longmont.
CLAIRE FOWLER WINS THE DISTRICT COMPASSION ESSAY CONTEST!
She won $50 and another $50 was donated in her name to the Humane Society. Way
KING LEAR PROVIDES 4,000 MEALS FOR COMMUNITY FOOD SHARE!
Shakespeare's tragedy was presented February 24, 25, and 26 at the Xilinx
Retreat Center. There were very few open seats and all went wonderfully.
Congratulations to the cast and crew on our best Food Fight play ever.
THE WRITTEN PORTRAIT IS UP ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE
The NHS Literary Journal contains creative writing from 22 students and Mr.
MR. KROENUNG WAS A FINALIST IN THE BOULDER REAL AWARDS
For his 10 years of work running the Food Fight program benefiting
Community Food Share.
MR. KROENUNG WAS A GUEST AUTHOR AT THE LONGMONT LIBRARY'S AUTHOR FESTIVAL
ON APRIL 13
75 published writers were there, including many with national awards.
MR. KROENUNG HAS 2 STORIES IN THE 'YOU BELONG' Anthology COMING OUT APRIL 9
Available at the Longmont Public Library and soon on Amazon.com. Woo-hoo!
MR. KROENUNG'S NOVEL 'PARAGON OF THE ECCENTRIC' WON THE INCITE DENVER CONTEST!
Thank you for voting.
MR. KROENUNG HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR A BOULDER COUNTY REAL AWARD
FORREST BARNES IS THE POETRY OUT LOUD WINNER!
After a virtual tie, Forrest will represent NHS at the state finals in
Lakewood on March 20. Thanks to all who entered, the largest group ever.
ELOISE MORRIS IS THE NEW NHS SHAKESPEARE COMPETITION WINNER!
The contest was moved to October this year, so we had to hold the tryouts
much earlier. Congratulations, Eloise! And thanks to all who competed!
VIEW THE 2011 WRITTEN PORTRAIT
Our 2011 Literary Journal, THE WRITTEN PORTRAIT, is available as a
webzine on the NHS website. Click on "Activities" and "Written
Portrait" to view all of the great student writing (poems, stories, essays).
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW PERFORMANCES WERE A SUCCESS!
We raised enough $ to provide 3,000 meals to Community Food Share.
MEG THORNBURY WINS STATE SHAKESPEARE CHAMPIONSHIP!
She performed a sonnet and a speech from A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. At the
national finals in NYC she was a semi-finalist.
RAVEN BENKO WINS COMPASSION ESSAY CONTEST!
This is the 4th win in the past 5 years for NHS. Woo-hoo!
A NEW REVIEW OF BRIMSTONE AND LILY
This just came out in www.examiner.com:
MR. KROENUNG WRITES ABOUT POOP MONSTERS
He was invited to write a guest blog on an author website for Halloween:
BRIMSTONE AND LILY WINS BRONZE MEDAL AT THE INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS!
Winners were announced May 13 for this national writing award.
BRIMSTONE AND LILY was in the final 5 for Fantasy/Science Fiction and took
home the Bronze.
The awards ceremony was in New York City on May 25. Mr. Kroenung was in
Niwot giving final exams. :(
The Bronze Medal is very pretty and Olympian. Heavy, too.
Here's the link to the glowing Apex review: http://www.prlog.org/10763769-
JASPER'S FOUL TONGUE NOW AVAILABLE!
JASPER'S FOUL TONGUE, the sequel to BRIMSTONE AND LILY was published
on September 1. It's available at the Longmont Borders on Hover and at Barbed
Wire Books on Main Street, as well as on the Barnes & Noble website and
Amazon. Stay tuned for book signing events, etc.
Yes, there are more and better poop monsters, plus 10,000 zombies, a
French basset hound, combat penguins, mermen, pugnacious windmills, gypsies,
and Greek gods!
INTERVIEW WITH MR. KROENUNG ON A BLOG
BROKEN LINKS, MENDED LIVES A FINALIST FOR THE COLORADO BOOK AWARD!
Mr. Kroenung has a short story in this anthology. The results will be
announced in late June. We didn't win, but it's nice to be asked to the prom
MR. KROENUNG'S NOVEL HAS BEEN REVIEWED BY THE DENVER POST
Here's the link: http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14103134?source=rss.
Mr. Kroenung's funny fantasy novel, BRIMSTONE AND LILY, is now available
as a real live book! Woo-hoo! Soon it will be in local bookstores and he'll
be doing readings/signings. Until then, you can get it at Amazon.com or
BarnesandNoble.com. Visit www.legacystone.net for more info about the book
(sample chapters, author events, blog, etc.).
MR. K HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH ASPERGER SYNDROME (No biggie)
Please visit the "Teacher" page for information on this non-contagious
condition and how it may affect students and/or parents.