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spread of our play, Lysistrata 2K5: Sistas on Strike in
dead? Or, in the age of the Internet, does it offer us what nothing
else can?" by Lauren Wilcox, Washington
Post Magazine, January 15, 2012
Students Recast 'Our Town' for the Big City” by Bill Turque,
Post, June 12, 2010
Student Work Published in Parkmont Poetry Festival Booklet,”
School News, May 13, 2010
School Literary Magazine Dedicates Spring Edition to Late Dean of
School News, May 11, 2010
Students: Participants Draw Power From Words” by Moira E.
Post, June 5, 2008
and Poverty Go Hand in Hand" by Matt Siemer, Street
Sense, March 10, 2008
Poetry Slam at Ballou High School," East
of the River News, June 2007
the River: Crossing Borders through Poetry in Middle Schools"
by Nancy Schwalb, English
Journal, September 2006
Love Of Ballou: 2 Scholar-Athletes Made a Private Pact: To Nurture
Hope at a Troubled School" by V. Dion Haynes, Washington
Post, June 23, 2006
Drama – and Today's: Students Update and Perform a 2,500-Year-Old
Greek Tragedy" by Clarence Williams, Washington
Post, May 30, 2006
Literary Magazine: Creatively Expressing the Voice of Youth"
by Khadijah Ali-Coleman, East
of the River News, February 2006
Story of War, Updated by D.C. Students," Washington
Post, June 2, 2005
students compete in poetry slam" by Denise Barnes, Washington
Times, May 2005
poet slams opponents: War of words fought in Kay” by Blair
University Eagle, March 3, 2005
Workshop" by Eliza Barclay, East
of the River News, July 2004
Poets Reach Within" by Judith Havemann, Washington
Post, May 20, 2004
Slammin' Book Festival Lineup" by Mary Quattlebaum, Washington
Post, September 14, 2001
poetry" by Sally Acharya, American
University Eagle, March 20, 2001
"Adversity and Verse"
by Kevin Merida, Washington
Post Magazine, March 11, 2001
Journal: Hope Rises in Real-Life Washington" by Francis X.
York Times, December 24, 2000
Children" by Colbert I. King, Washington
Post, July 17, 1999
at 30 Paces; In Competition With the Pros, Young Versifiers Show
Their Rhyme Has Come" by Lonnae O'Neal Parker, Washington
Post, May 17, 1999
& Verses" by John P. Martin, WashingtonPost.com,
Who Could Be Teachers" by Robert Pinsky, New
York Times, June 29, 1998
by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Washington
May 8, 1998
a Slam Jam, Ma’am, and That Should Be Poetry, Hear?"
by James Warren, Chicago
Tribune, April 26, 1998
Poetry Lesson; At Johnson Junior High, a Two-Way Learning Experience"
by Elizabeth Kastor, Washington
Post, April 23, 1998
Means Much More Than Lovely Rhyme" by Francis X. Clines, New
York Times, December 27, 1997
Young; At Workshop, Students Discover Poetry and Themselves"
by Jacqueline Trescott, Washington
Post, May 19, 1996