Nipomo High School

(left) courtesy of Karla Hernandez/(right) Tyler Pratt

Teenagers from across San Luis Obispo County will gather February 8 to celebrate their love of poetry. The high school students have been memorizing and reciting poems in their classrooms with the aim of performing them in front of their peers. It’s part of the nationwide Poetry Out Loud competition.

Caitlin Cocuzzo

Up next, we learn about an innovative high school class in San Luis Obispo County. KCBX News invited a teacher and two students from Central Coast New Tech High School to the studio for a discussion about learning civics and government, by starting from scratch.