Mic Drop

Mic Drop

Natalie Choi ’18 stood on the black stage, a single spotlight illuminating her figure as she recited her two-minute poem at the semi-finals of the 2017 Get Lit Words Ignite Classic Slam in front of a cheering crowd of fellow poetry fans. Choi’s love for slam began in middle school, when she would watch countless […]

Get Lit slam poets visit school

To foster more interest in slam poetry, four members of Get Lit, a non-profit literary organization in Los Angeles, performed during the junior class meeting Sept. 15.   Get Lit, whose mission is to “use poetry to increase literacy, empower youth and inspire communities,” according to its website, is known for its Get Lit Players, […]

Poets to compete in slam

The Spoken Word Club will compete in Get Lit’s city-wide Classic Slam beginning Thursday at the Orpheum Theater. The nation’s largest teen poetry festival, Classic Slam features 50 schools and 300 student poets from Southern California. Students have the opportunity to win monetary prizes, scholarships or invitations to join the Get Lit Players, a Los […]