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.
    Sign-Up Deadline: ______ by End of Day
    with Mrs. Civitillo or Mrs. Esposito
    You must submit the titles and authors of the two poems you will recite when you sign up.
    School-wide Competition: _______ during Unit Lunch in the Auditorium
    Region 4 Competition: ______ (Snow Date: ______) 


    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 _______.
    Email or see Mrs. Civitillo or Mrs. Esposito to sign up by END OF DAY, _____ or for more information: mollyesposito@dvrhs.org or taracivitillo@dvrhs.org

    Previous School-Wide Competition Winners:

    2020- YOU?
    2019- Samantha Ruby
    2018 - Rachel Baransky
    2017 - Rachel Baransky
    2016 - Lara Watrous
     2015 - Kaya Cousin
    2014 - Serena Columbro 
    Click HERE 2019 NJ Poetry Out Loud National Champion, Isabella Callery, recite "Thoughtless Cruelty" by Charles Lamb.