Hillsborough County Public Schools and district offices will be closed Monday, March 18th through Friday, March 22nd for Spring Break. Regular hours will resume Monday, March 25th. Students return to school Tuesday, March 26th.
Poetry Jam is a program coordinated between Hillsborough County Public Schools and the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. At each participating high school, a local poet works with the library media specialist to host a poetry writing and performance workshop followed by a Poetry Jam competition where students performed their own work. Each high school’s Poetry Jam winner represents their school at the district Poetry Jam, held each January at the Robert W. Saunders, Jr. Public Library.
The 2018 District’s High School Poetry Jam winners were:
1st Place - Kye Gingras, Lennard High School 2nd Place - Joel Phanord, Middleton High School 3rd Place (tie) - Jordyn Dees, Steinbrenner High School and Ben Doan, Durant High School Students’ Choice Award (tie) - Angela Cao, Plant City High School and Bryce Buckland, Robinson High School
For additional information on your high school’s participation and site Poetry Jam, please contact your school library media specialists.