Eighth-grade students attend poetry workshop with Poet Laureate

a group of students are  huddled around a deskEighth-grade students at Robert J. Kaiser Middle School attended a poetry workshop led by Sullivan County Poet Laureate, Dr. Sharon Kennedy-Nolle, and eighth-grade teacher, Angela Braselmann.
The students read and discussed a variety of list poems, learned about poetic devices, and experimented with writing their own list poems, which they shared out in a guided workshop format. Students in grades 7 through 12 are also encouraged to submit poetry to their English teachers for the Second Annual Poetry Youth Festival (at Bethel Woods on April 15, 2023 at 2 p.m.). The deadline for submission is March 10.