Workshop poem wins Washington Post contest

The Washington Post’s KidsPost page held a nationwide contest for the ten best student poems of the year. Sixth grader Gerome Wood won and his poem “Yes!” was published in the newspaper on April 26. Here’s a hyperlink to the online edition.

Hart sweeps 6th grade in Junior League contest

In the Junior League of Washington’s 23rd Annual Youth Poetry Contest, our Hart Middle School students had six winners. Our writers swept the 6th grade prizes: 1st place to Gerome Wood, 2nd place to Jayla McMillian, and 3rd place to Tailyn Trapp. Crystal Rogers won 2nd place in the 7th grade competition and both of Jazzmen Graham’s poems won awards in the 8th grade competition, 2nd place and honorable mention.