Join us at the 26th annual
Border Voices “Virtual” Poetry Fair
Saturday, May 18, 2019
San Diego County Office of Education / ITV Studio
6401 Linda Vista Road
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE FAIR?
*Go behind the scenes to see how a live TV show produced
* Tour the control room
*Sit in the audience while the filming is happening
*Watch award-winning students on stage
chatting about poetry and receiving their awards
*Read your poems in the viewing studio during the Open Mic!
*Meet the Poet Teachers and Jack Webb, the director
*Enjoy light refreshments
Bring your family and friends
<< 2018 >>
25th annual Border Voices “Virtual” Poetry Fair
at the ITV studio was a great success!
<< 2017 >>
The First Annual
San Diego Festival of Books
August 26, 2017 at Liberty Station
In partnership with San Diego Literacy & The San Diego Union-Tribune we had music by harpist, Kathleen Hartshorne and Jim Moore and poetry by students and teachers. Later we performed on stage at the Children’s Pavilion.
Mikaela Ellen, Spreckels Elementary, Grade 3, poses after reading her poem, “Little Fox,” published in the California Poets in the Schools anthology. Poetry Teacher: Seretta Martin, Classroom Teacher: Millie Weil.
Background, Center: Chris Vanoy, “The Beat Poet of San Diego,” did a wonderful recital of Lewis Carroll’s poem, “Jabberwocky.”
Jason Xiao, Spreckels Elementary, Grade 4, reading his award winning poem, “Me and the Ducks,” -Boston Public Gardens. Award: First Place Upper Division. Poet Teacher: Seretta Martin, Classroom Teacher: Elizabeth Stewart.
Dorothy Mau, Spreckels Elementary, Grade 3, reading her award winning poem, “The Goddess.” Award: Third Place Lower Division. Poet Teacher: Seretta Martin, Classroom Teacher: Elizabeth Stewart.
Danahi Martinez, George Washington Carver Elementary, Grade 4, reading her award winning poet, “A World of My Own.” Award: Third Place Upper Division.
Poet Teacher: Claudia Poquoc, Classroom Teacher: Carolyn Frumm.
Musicians: Kathleen Heartshorne and Jim Moore at
the Inaugural San Diego Festival of Books 2017, Border Voices Poetry booth.
The 24th annual Border Voices Poetry Fair was
May 19, 2017 at ITV Studios
Onstage, four poets-teachers and Jack Webb shared poetry and insight with award-winning students who are graduates of the new, expanded Border Voices program. During the filming the audience included student poets from the workshop and their parents.
Four TV shows were filmed and are televised in July and throughout the year on ITV, Ch. 16 to 850,000 households and 15,000 classrooms.
<< 2016 >>
2016 Border Voices Anthology
Memories of Beauty – Like Light on Flowing Water
Border Voices Virtual Poetry Fair 2016
Award-Winning students with Poet Teachers & Jack Webb, Founding Director