Parents' Academy announces poetry contest winners

Parents' Academy announces poetry contest winners

The holidays in 2020 Poetry Contest

The judges have spoken …you are all winners!

Click here to watch a video of the students reading their outstanding poems.

It was a tough competition, and the judges felt strongly about the winners that met the criteria and the theme: The Holidays in 2020/ The Year 2020!

We encourage you all to continue to express yourselves in creative ways. Know that your hard work is appreciated, encouraged, and valued.

Congratulations to the Winners

K- 2: 1st Ada Yunits (George, 2); 2nd Aaliyah Rose V Jackson (Hancock, K)

3 - 5: 1st Morgan O’Donnell (5, Angelo); 2nd Arielle A. Takang (Angelo: 5)

6 - 8: 1st Diaz Botello, Montserrat V (Plouffe: 8); 2nd Caleb Vargas (East: 6)    

9 - 12: 1st Anaisha, G. Mauricio (BHS, 12) ; 2nd Rose Dayana, Laine (BHS, 11)

Parents: 1st Babela Rajaretnam; 2nd Sakita Castro.


Our amazing judges: Donna Kenney, Leona Martin, Leny Monteiro; Janet Trask; Kellie Jones, Karen Watkins Watts, Sharon Wolder, Noube Rateau, Ivelisse Caraballo, and Margaret Killea.

Schools represented: Angelo School (Mrs. Sacco, Julie Perillo); Ashfield; Baker, Brockton High School (Patrick O’Connell/ Christina Denovais, Mrs. Vacca Life Skills/Special Education); East Middle School, Hancock (MaryBeth Toomey); Kennedy (Mrs. Litton,  Mrs. Caruso); Manthala George, Jr. Global Studies School (Dana Believeau) ; North Middle School, Plouffe Academy, West Middle School and Adult Learning Center.

Special Thanks to: All the families who participated, the judges, the Office of Student Support Services, Michelle Bolton, Aldo Petronio, Mostafa Mouhieeddine. Marcia Andrade Serpa, Jess Hodges, Alyssa Haggerty, The Superintendent of Schools and the Mayor’s Office.

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