Poetry Slam 2017-08-29T09:54:40+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.

Past Poetry Slam Events


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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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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