Wilson High School Library
Library Hours for Students
The library is open daily from 7:45am to 3:45pm, unless closed for a class. We make every effort to be open before school, after school, lunch, and tutor times.
Wilson Poetry Slam
Come to the Wilson Poetry Slam on Wednesday, April 15 at 3:30 in the library to share an original piece of poetry!
1. No sign-up, just show up. Audience welcome.
2. There is a three-minute maximum time limit. There is no minimum time limit.
3. No music, props, or costumes. Just your voice and the mic.
4. All types of poetry and poems are welcome: slam poems, limericks, spoken word, hip hop rhymes, haiku, or any other type.
Volunteers needed to help keep score and time. Contact Cassie Lanzas firstname.lastname@example.org in the library if interested.
The winners of the Wilson Poetry Slam will have the opportunity to compete at Verslandia, the citywide youth Poetry Slam, on April 30 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. 1st and 2nd prize winners will perform at Verselandia and 3rd place will be the alternate at Verselandia.
Don’t miss this opportunity to share your poetry at the Schnitz! Contact Cassie Lanzas email@example.com for more information.
Complimentary Student Tickets to Verselandia Available
Wilson complementary tickets to share with students who would like to attend Verslandia on April 25th at 7pm. These tickets will be given first come first served to students. Support the winner of our Wilson Slam and enjoy a phenomenal night of poetry.
To reserve your ticket:
1. Pick up a permission slip in the library or print one here.
2. Return it signed to the library and join our Remind. Class code @trojanpoet.
Thank you to Literary Arts and Wilson PTA for making the poetry slam possible.
Click on the button above to donate to the Wilson Library. Donations are used to support classroom instruction, upgrade the space, and fulfill student book requests.
Wilson Story Slam Thursday, February 13 at 3:30.
Tell an original story at the Wilson Story Slam. One student from Wilson will be nominated to tell their story at the PPS Interscholastic Storytelling Competition! The theme this year is "Endings."
Cassie Lanzas is delighted to join Wilson as the new teacher-librarian. Prior to Wilson, she was the teacher librarian at Robert Gray Middle School and Skyline K-8, where she focused on digital citizenship and reading engagement. Cassie started her career in education as a social studies teacher at Grant High School, where she spent over ten years and focussed on AP courses and small learning communities.
Cassie holds a Bachelor of Arts from Portland State University, a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Lewis & Clark College, a Reading Endorsement with a specialization in Young Adult Literature, and an Education Media Endorsement from Portland State University. She is focused on increasing and developing reading engagement for all students, digital citizenship, and research and inquiry skills. She is also the Oregon Battle of the Books team coach. She spends her time outside of school with her family enjoying the wide variety of activities the Pacific Northwest has to offer.