News Archives - Jason Taylor Foundation

  ISABELLA VARGAS OF GATOR RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NAMED WINNER IN JASON TAYLOR FOUNDATION’S “BLU IS FOR APPLES” POETRY CONTEST IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES   • • Isabella Vargas, a third-grade student at Gator Run Elementary School in Weston, Fla., was recently named the Grand Prize Winner of the Jason Taylor Foundation’s Fifth Annual blu […]

  Finding the Leader In Your Art: A Step Toward Discovering Who You Want To Be By Amorette Lormil, aka “Epiphany” – bluapple Poetry Programs Staff Assistant & Teaching Artist    CLICK HERE for more info on the 9th annual Poetry & Leadership Conference or CLICK HERE to register now. It’s fast, it’s easy,  & IT’S FREE!    I was […]

  ABOUT THE SERIES The bluapple Poetry Network’s Educator’s Studio is a free series of workshops and discussions dedicated to providing teachers of writing and the arts with resources, concepts, and lesson plans that can be utilized in their classrooms, after school clubs, and other projects that inspire youth through poetry. Guest facilitators from Florida […]

  BRIDGING THE GAP THROUGH POETRY WORKSHOPS [HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA VER EL ARTÍCULO EN ESPAÑOL] The world of poetry is expansive. It is something used by so many different people, written on beautifully different topics, and in equally beautiful languages. As a young Latinx person, I grew up in both the English and Spanish […]

  Cypress Bay HS and Parker Barry of Wellington Community HS Headline List of Champions For First-Ever Virtual Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival   For the past three weeks, nearly 300 teens representing 32 different schools across five school districts participated in the 6thannual Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival presented by […]