Poetry Out Loud

Nation-wide Poetry Program

Poetry Out Loud is a nationwide program, originally created by the National Endowment for the Arts, that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance, culminating at the national finals.  Students compete for awards, scholarships, and prizes.

Interested students and teachers can contact Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator Audrey Sirota at asirota@santacruzcoe.org.

Dr. Angela Meeker
Associate Superintendent, Educational Services
(831) 466-5890
Audrey Sirota
Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator
(831) 466-5827