My Town: Students to Host Cleveland Poetry SLAM!

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CLEVELAND — Budding poets from nine local schools are taking part in an annual showcase for students.

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s annual America SCORES Cleveland Poetry SLAM! will be held at the Cleveland State University Waetjen Auditorium on Friday, November 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A reception will be held during the first hour, followed by students’ poetry slam performances.

The ninth annual slam will feature more than 250 “poet-athletes” and their original works of poetry.

America SCORES combines soccer, creative writing and service learning to help youth in the community.

For more information about America SCORES, click here.