Poetry Slam 2018-10-11T11:39:04+00:00

Poetry Slam

The Poetry SLAM! showcases the power of America SCORES to improve lives while celebrating the achievements of outstanding elementary and middle school youth. A star-studded event, dozens of SCORES students take center stage for the opportunity to perform their original poetry to a captivated audience. The SLAM! is attended by SCORES families, coaches and teachers from around the city, as well as representatives of top corporate sponsors.

The 2018 Poetry SLAM! (which will include both Core and Middle School teams) will be held on November 15th, 2018 at the East Professional Center!

Past Poetry Slam Events

2017

Special thanks to our sponsor Cuyahoga Arts & Culture!

Core Community Poetry SLAM!

Congratulations to our top teams!
Gold Mic Award: Mound STEM Boys, Warner Girls Leadership Academy & Mound STEM Girls
Silver Mic Award: Wade Park Boys, Artemus Ward Girls
Bronze Mic Award: Fullerton Boys, Wade Park Girls

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Middle School Poetry SLAM!

Congratulations to our  Middle School Poetry SLAM winners!
1st place: Wade Park School
2nd place: Robinson G. Jones School

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2016

Special thanks to our sponsor Cuyahoga Arts & Culture!

Core Community Poetry SLAM!

Congratulations to our top teams!
Gold Mic Award: Wade Park Girls, Wade Park Boys
Silver Mic Award: Artemus Ward Girls, TIE – Buhrer Boys & Fullerton Boys
Bronze Mic Award: Mound STEM Girls, Newton D. Baker Boys

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Middle School Poetry SLAM!

Congratulations to our first ever Middle School Poetry SLAM winners!
1st place: Wade Park School
2nd place: Campus International

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2015

Poet-athlete, Feliciana, was selected to represent Cleveland in the National America SCORES Poetry SLAM! in New York City in April 2016.

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