In honor of Earth Week, the Environmental Club held a Haiku contest for students and faculty at GL. 20 poems were submitted to advisors Meredith Morgan and Lara Mendenhall, but just five were voted as best of a certain category by the school population. The winning poems and authors are below:

Most Inspiring

By Daniel Timmermann

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Whilst we are sheltered

We all may find new purpose

From our changing lives


Most Uplifting

By Wendy Richards


Sunrise starts the day

Birds chirp, wind blows, signs of life

The hope that we need


Most Resonant 

By Alyssa Pradham


Will it be a sin

To awe at nature's beauty

In the midst of death?



 By Stephanie Parma


I want some Cheetos

Tub of flamin’ hot Cheetos

Drown me in Cheetos


The “Just Because” Winner is

By David Neigel



Has put Mother Earth on Pause

When can we hit Play?