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DC Virgo Preparatory Academy Literacy Night & Poetry Slam

What: DC Virgo Preparatory Academy sixth and seventh grade students have been participating in poetry slam workshops with visiting artist Kelly Rae Williams and their language arts teachers. Students competed in round one of the preliminary competition earlier this week. The winners of the preliminary rounds went on to compete in a school wide competition earlier today, Thursday, March 6th.

When: Those students who advance to the finals will compete at the first annual DC Virgo Preparatory Poetry Slam this evening, Thursday, March 6th at 5:30 p.m., as part of Literacy Night.

Where: The night kicks off in the cafeteria, followed by the “Slam” in the auditorium at 6:00 p.m. Bigg B from Coast 97.3 is the featured “Slam” host, with community guest judges, and performances of live art, hip hop, dance, singing, and poetry by students.

For more information, contact Principal Eric Irizarry at (910) 251-6150.


Posted: 03/06/2014