LHS Poetry Slam – Today at 3:30p

10 Apr

poetry slam

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 3:30 p.m., in Room 169


·          Welcome,  Rules & Practice Scoring

·         Slam Performers

·         Announcement  of Winners


Annika Hansteen Izora

Sage Smiley

Mai O’Neill

Scarlet-Frances Alonzo

McKinley Rodriguez

Tricia Wolfe


Slam Judges

Lavell Wood – is a K-5 Special Education Teacher at Vestal K-8 School.   He oversaw the Spoken Word Poetry Club at Lincoln three years ago and loves and admires students who perform their words.                                                                                                                                                                   

Sara Ryan – is a Multnomah County Library’s Teen Services Specialist who recently won an Oregon Book Award in the young adult fiction category for The Rules for Hearts.  Sarah also collaborates on short comics and judged at last year’s Verselandia Slam.           .                                                           

Sara Sutter – is an award-winning poet and writing teacher.  She holds a BA from University of Scranton as well as an MFA in Poetry from Portland State University.  Sara has managed the poetry blog, served as outreach coordinator and evaluated poetry submissions for print editions of The Portland Review.

The top three performers at our slam will advance to the  All PPS High School Verselandia Poetry Slam on April 30th  from 5 to 8:30 pm at Wonder Ballroom  where slam finalists from each PPS high school will compete for big prizes.


Come out & support your fellow talented Cards!


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