Poetry Out Loud

Join Us at the 2018 County-Wide Poetry Out Loud Competition!

The Arts Council for Monterey County is pleased to announce the county-wide Poetry Out Loud competition on Saturday, February 10th. We encourage school communities, families, poetry lovers and interested members of the public to show support by attending this exciting annual event!

Participating Schools: Alisal High School, Pacific Grove High School & Santa Catalina School.
When: Saturday, February 10th, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Where: Soper Community Center, 220 Coe Avenue, Seaside, CA 93955

Poetry Out Loud helps high school students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, learn about their literary heritage, and compete for more than $100,000 in awards.

Read this article about the power of Poetry out Loud in the classroom in the newest Education Week. “The article is an enthusiastic reminder – from an initially skeptical reporter – of the “powerhouse teaching tool” that is poetry recitation.”

To attend, contact Karyn Lee-Garcia, Arts Education Coordinator, at 831-622-9060 x102 and/or karyn@arts4mc.org.

Learn more about Poetry Out Loud at poetryoutloud.org

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