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MTHS Students - Sign up for NJ Poetry Outloud Competition!

Interest Meeting Dec. 13 at 1:30PM

MTHS students interested in competing in the NJ Poetry Outloud Competition in February should attend the initial interest and instructional meeting on Dec. 13 from 1:30-2:15 PM. Anyone unable to attend should see Mrs Staples BEFORE Fri., 12/14. NJPOL practice meetings will take place on 12/13, 12/20, 1/3, and 1/10. Final performances MUST be prepared for 1/16. MTHS School Champion will be Announced for Regional Finals on Fri., 1/18.

NJ Poetry Outloud is a school, regional, state and national competition that promotes poetry and written word amongst high school aged students. Students select a poem from the approved POL list and recite student-selected poem for performance competition. Any MTHS student is eligible to compete. Performances will be scored on the approved criteria in the areas of physical presence, voice and articulation, dramatic appropriateness, evidence of understanding, and overall performance. The MTHS School Champion will then compete at Regionals on February.