Creative Writing course opens the imagination

By Albert Chang-Yoo

Staff Writer

The Creative Writing as Performance Expeditions course at Summit Shasta has explored poetry writing, perspective shifting and storytelling in the course of a single year. Students have the opportunity to freely express themselves through short stories and poems.

The course was taught by Elizabeth DeOrnellas for the 2018-19 school year. During the 2019-20 school year, Eric Gross will become the new Creative Writing as Performance Expeditions teacher at Summit Shasta. “It’s a great way to share my passion with those who also have a similar passion for Creative Writing,” he said. 

Shasta freshman Bowie He said: “You can do whatever you want … you can be serious, you can be funny.” Shasta freshman Devin Elizarde said he likes how the class gives him the freedom to tell his own story: “All the work comes from the heart.”

See below for a course video about the Creative Writing as Performance course: 

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