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 Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest that begins on a school wide level all across the country.  Competitors will memorize, prepare, and perform recitations of well-known poems for a panel of judges.  The winner from each school progresses to the regional competition, the state-wide competition, and ultimately the national competition featuring representatives from every state in Washington, D.C.
 
DATES FOR 2017 COMPETITION 
School-wide Competition: Tuesday, January 10 at 3:00 in the Auditorium
Region 4 Competition: Monday, February 13 (Snow Date: Monday, February 27) 
 

 Del Val's 2017
Poetry Out Loud
Winner:
RACHEL BARANSKY

 
RULES: Contestants will need to memorize and perform TWO (2) poems in the competition from the approved eligible poems list.
 
Judging will be based on the Poetry Out Loud tips/criteria and scoring rubric.
 
The winner of the school competition will go on to compete in the NJ Region 4 Competition in Morristown, NJ at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, February 13 (Snow Date: Monday, February 27)
 
Email or see Mrs. Civitillo or Mrs. Esposito to sign up by ______ or for more information: mollyesposito@dvrhs.org or taracivitillo@dvrhs.org
 
 
National Poetry Out Loud Website: http://www.poetryoutloud.org
 
Information on NJ's Poetry Out Loud: http://jerseyarts.com/pol/ 
  

Previous School-Wide Competition Winners:

 2017- Rachel Baransky
2016- Lara Watrous
 2015 - Kaya Cousin
2014 - Serena Columbro 
 
Click HERE 2015 NJ Poetry Out Loud Champion and National Semi-Finalist, Beatrice Dimaculangan, recite "The Universe as Primal Scream" by Tracy K. Smith.
 
 
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