Archive: Feb 2016

  1. Meet the 2016 POL Judges and Emcee

    By Dani Brown, Arts Education Special Project Coordinator –  Mark your calendars to attend the Tennessee State Poetry Out Loud Competition held Saturday, March 19 at the Nashville Children’s Theatre. We are honored to introduce our four notable artists who will be judging the contest: Ethan Castelo teaches Literature and Composition at Middle Tennessee State University. His fiction […]

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  2. TN Poetry Out Loud State Finals will be held March 19

    By Dani Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator – The Tennessee finals for Poetry Out Loud, the national recitation contest for high school students, will be held at the Nashville Children’s Theatre on March 19. Round one will begin at 10:00 am followed by round two in the afternoon. Ten students will advance to the […]

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  3. Dayton 3rd Grader Is Tennessee’s Winner In Doodle4Google Competition

    By Dani Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator – Aiden McRorie is a 3rd grader at Dayton City Elementary School and the Tennessee state winner of the national Doodle4Google contest. On Friday, February 5, she was congratulated during an all-school assembly for her winning entry. Aiden has already won big by claiming the Tennessee title. […]

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  4. Anti-bullying message drummed into Wilson students

    By Andy Humbles, The Tennessean — Students at Lakeview Elementary School in Wilson County got an anti-bullying message Friday the only way Zig Wajler delivers them. “It was loud,” first-grader Foster Riley said. Wajler, a Wilson County resident, is a musician with an emphasis on percussion who visits schools all across North America with different […]

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