Global Writes Winter 2014 Poetry Slam Tournament

Global Writes winter 2014 poetry slam tournament results.

During the week of Jan 27th through Feb 12th, Global Writes ran its 2 1/2 week long poetry slam tournament via videoconferencing across 3 states: New York, California and Maine!! The tournament involved approximately 43 classes and over 1200 students.

The work was an incredible effort by students, teachers and teaching artists!!! We thank you all!!

Here is how it all shook out in the end:

Bronx Writes Elementary Division Champions
Mr Bock’s and Mr Ciminello’s poets from PS 33

Bronx Writes Middle School Division Champions
Mr Moss’ and Ms Goodrich’s poets from MS 145

Invitational Global Writes Inter-city Middle School Champions
Mr Merchant’s and Ms Gainey’s Class from PS/MS 95
Mr Moss’ and Ms Goodrich’s poets from MS 145
Ms Weiss’ and Ms Greene’s poets from MS 328
Ms Boldt and Students from Martin Luther King Middle School- San Francisco

Maine inner-city Champions
Farwell Elementary School, Lewiston Maine
Lewiston Middle School

On Feb 28th there will be an intercity tournaments in the Elementary and Middle School Division with the Bronx and Maine winners.