Poetry Slam Results
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Topic "What's Wrong?
The Raider Writing Center sponsored its second annual poetry slam on Thursday, March 23 during all lunches.
The original, from the heart, pieces explored the theme "What's Wrong?"
A special thank you to slam judges Mrs. Swafford, Josh Bennefield, and Garret Barton.
And a super special thank you to Ms. Ingram who was the C lunch guest slam poet.
Congratulations to the following winners:
A lunch: Hope Talton, 9th grade
B lunch: Kennedi Morgan, 11th grade
C lunch: Caitlyn Bozarth & Nyelah Jenkins, 10th grade
D lunch: Native S. Ervin, 10th grade
The Raider Writing Center Introduces: DOXA
The Doxa* student club, sponsored by the Raider Writing Center, offers the opportunity to work with other students to write short, opinionated pieces about any social issue. Students may choose to send their opinion pieces to newspapers and websites for publication. Stop by Room 205 for more information
*Doxa, a Greek word meaning common belief or popular opinion
The Raider Writing Center, located in Room 205, is open during all lunch periods
every school day and Wednesday mornings before school at 7:45am.
Every student can receive peer coaching and assistance with assignments in any course. The peer coaches received training using the Bedford Guide for Writing Tutors.
Students should complete the Writing Center Student Request Form prior to visiting the Writing Center. Having the form completed in advance will ensure the most productive use of time during the help session.
Students will need to obtain a hall pass to visit the Writing Center.