November 18, 2014
About 50 people attended the fifth annual Issaquah Teen Poetry Slam to hear teens express themselves.
Some entrants in the contest read original poems; others shared works from their favorite poets.
April 1, 2014
The fourth annual Issaquah Teen Poetry Slam, hosted by the Issaquah Youth Advisory Board, was held March 2 at the Issaquah Coffee Co.
Naomi Florsheim, an eighth-grader at Issaquah Middle School, won first place.
Teachers Christine Boas, from Skyline High School, and Henry Level, from Liberty High School, served as judges. They determined the first-, second- and third-place winners, who received gift cards for the Issaquah Coffee Co.
About 15 middle and high school students from Issaquah attended and participated, bringing their poetry to life.
February 25, 2014
The Issaquah Youth Advisory Board’s fourth annual Issaquah Teen Poetry Slam is from 3-5 p.m. March 2 at the Issaquah Coffee Co., 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd., in Gilman Village.
Previews of all entry materials and consent forms must be submitted by March 1.
Learn more by calling Cathy Jones at 837-3300.