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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.
     
     
     

    THE 2018 WINNER, RACHEL BARANSKY, WILL compete in the

    NJ Region 4 Competition in Morristown, NJ

    at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on

    Monday, February 12 (Snow Date: Monday, February 26)

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    DATES FOR 2019 COMPETITION 
     
    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: ______ at 3:00 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:

    2018 - Rachel Baransky
    2017 - Rachel Baransky
    2016 - Lara Watrous
     2015 - Kaya Cousin
    2014 - Serena Columbro 
     
    Click HERE 2017 NJ Poetry Out Loud National Champion, Samara Elán Huggins, recite "Novel" by Arthur Rimbaud.