Poetry Out Loud






Poetry Out Loud
For more information, check out the Poetry Out Loud website at www.poetryoutloud.org

Summerville & Connections School Contest: Wednesday, December 2, 4:30 p.m.
Up to three winners will be selected from each program to compete in Tuolumne County contest against Sonora, Tioga and Don Pedro High Schools.

Coaching available with Bonnie Bryson after school in the Library*:

  • Thursday, October 29
  • Friday, November 6
  • Tuesday, November 10
  • Tuesday, November 17
  • Thursday, November 19
  • Monday, November 30

*Sign up with Mrs. Jensen. Coaching will be cancelled if there are no sign-ups. You are not required to attend all of the coaching sessions.

Poem Selection:

Poem Anthology: All poems must be selected from the Poetry Out Loud print or online anthology, which is updated every summer. Check the Poetry Out Loud website to view the official POL anthology for the current school year. Only versions of poems from the official anthology may be used in the contest.

Poem Criteria: For the school competition, students must have 2 poems prepared. One must be 25 lines or fewer, and one must be written before the 20th century. The same poem may be used to meet both criteria.

To sign up and compete, fill out this form: http://goo.gl/forms/uvn3iKh0Yw. See Mrs. Jensen with any questions!