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Poetry Out Loud Countywide Competition

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Poetry Out Loud...   


is a national poetry recitation contest for young people.  It asks high school students to select a poem and interpret it orally.


poetryoutloud.org


Refresh your love for language by attending the Arts and Culture Commission's (AC5) countywide competition. A distinguished panel of judges including area librarians, poets, and educators will have the difficult job of determining which finalist from Contra Costa County high schools will represent our county at the California championship.


WHEN:        Saturday, February 9 at 11 am


WHERE:       Las Lomas High School


                  1460 South Main, Walnut Creek


Nine high schools are participating this year: College Park High (Pleasant Hill), Deer Valley High (Antioch), Independence High (Brentwood), Las Lomas High (Walnut Creek), Making Waves Academy (Richmond), Monte Vista High (Danville), Mt. Diablo High (Concord), Richmond High and Salesian High (Richmond).


This is AC5’s sixth year sponsoring Poetry Out Loud in our county. Poetry Out Loud is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Poetry Foundation.  Locally, AC5 thanks the California Arts Council and California Poets in the Schools for their support.


To learn more about why Poetry Out Loud matters, see these 7 aspects of the program:  


http://poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/watch-video

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