Capitol High School 9th Grade Poetry Intensive Class Joins the Motherfunker

Friday Funk: Poetry Slam and Funky Jam

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The 9th Grade Poetry Intensive Class were on the Friday Funk with Hakim Bellamy, Poet Laureatte, who is teaching the class with Manuel Gonzalez.

9th Grade Capital High students to “slam” poems, letters to their Fathers in a novel approach to studying The Odyssey

Some 280 ninth grade students at Capital High are connecting with the father-son theme in 'The Odyssey' by reading, writing, dialoguing and writing poems and letters to their fathers.

The 2-week project is a partnership between the nonprofit REEL FATHERS and Capital High School.

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