Poets Society



The Vanguard School’s Poets Society is a unique club that allows students to develop their creativity and their writing skills in a supportive, casual environment.  While celebrating self-expression, originality, and fun, club participants gather weekly to write and read poetry, as well as discuss and receive feedback on their individual poems and writing styles.



Instructor Information: 

Mrs. Kim Newberry, Junior and Senior Honors English Teacher.
Mr. Harrison Jackson, Assistant English Teacher. 



Grade Levels Eligible:

Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate in the club.



Cost:

$5.00 / year


Supplies:

Students bring pens and paper: Vanguard pays some entry fees for scholastic entries.


Time Commitment:

Once a week on Mondays, plus optional outside writing time.

 

Awards & Recognition:

Several of our poets have won Scholastic writing competitions and have been published in literary journals.