Students hone poetry skills

High school students around the county are getting ready for Plumas Arts-sponsored Poetry Out Loud, a high school poem recitation competition, which takes place Sunday, Jan. 26, at the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy at 2 p.m. Makiah Barclay of Long Valley Charter in Portola practices the poem she has chosen in the hopes to represent Plumas County in the statewide competition. Students interested in competing should contact their English teachers or Plumas Arts at 283-3402. Photo by Meg Upton