PCMS holds Poetry Slam

Published 3:40 pm Thursday, April 7, 2011

Mrs. Scherping’s sixth grade language arts students recently celebrated their unit on poetry with a Poetry Slam at Polk County Middle School. The classroom was transformed into a coffee house and students read their original poetry to an audience of parents and family members. Above is Alex Babcock reading his poetry at the Poetry Slam. Below, Reydiance Whiteside reads her poem, an “Ode to Mom:”

Brown eyes,

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Her beautiful laughter.

Loving and caring mom

Always there for me.

My mom,


(photos submitted)