Laura Boss was an integral part of The Theater and Poetry Project’s Poets in the Schools program. For many years, she led hundreds of workshops across dozens of Paterson schools and inspired countless students. On April 9, 2021, Laura Boss passed away after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
The results are in! Judges have made their selections for this year’s contest. See the complete list of winners and honorable mention recipients here. To all participants and teachers, the Theater and Poetry Project would like to thank you for your participation in the 2021 Paterson Student Poetry Contest. It was an honor to have […]
West African Drummer, Victor Marshall, led drumming residencies throughout Black History Month in 2021. He led workshops in two Math classes, integrating drum patterns in lessons about fractions, and worked with disabled students at STARS Academy.
The Initial Challenge With remote learning in Paterson and around the country dragging on into the new year—longer than any of us expected—how can we continue to engage and inspire students virtually? Poetry presented in a relevant way may just be the antidote to too-much-screen-time fatigue. Enter reg e gaines, Tony and Grammy award-nominated teaching […]