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  bluapple Poetry Summer Writing Workshops     As a student in high school, I wish I’d had the chance to hone my poetry writing during the summer alongside students my age who had lived the same experiences as I did and who used poetry as a creative outlet. I wish there had been workshops […]

  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 […]

Five Steps To Create and Maintain a Strong Poetry Club on Campus With Excerpts from a Full Essay by Heather “HeRo” Wells – LTABFLA Recruiting Coordinator / Teaching Artist, Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network / Former Poetry Club Coach & LTABLFA Team Finalist    CLICK HERE for info on how your school can join the bluapple Poetry Network    It all […]

“Taylor Teens” Hopes to Create a Generation of Philanthropists Through Service Projects By Founding Members and Officers of the Cypress Bay Taylor Teens – Charter Chapter Taylor Teens is a brand new club that is starting at Cypress Bay High School. It is made up of students who work together to create service projects to benefit the underprivileged […]

Poetry Helps Students Communicate Their Experiences By Manoushka Saintil – Registered Marriage & Family Therapist / District Administrator, Delinquency Court Liaison, Broward County Public Schools / Jason Taylor Foundation Board Member The first time I attended a spoken word event was when I was in high school. It would be 18 years before I would have the opportunity to have […]

Intrinsic Benefits to Middle Schoolers Through Literary-Based Programming By Althea Gibbons – SVE Teacher in Broward County Public Schools / Teacher at the Jason Taylor Reading Room My experience as a teacher of middle school students has taught me that, at this age, with respect to their intellect, students display a wide range of individual intellectual development […]