PHOTOS OF SHINING MOMENTS AT BILLY LAMONT'S POETRY WORKSHOPS AT PLAINEDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL LAST WEEK-5/29/18

SOME SHINING, TREMENDOUS MOMENTS OF MY POETRY WORKSHOPS #1 AND #2 FOR THE 7TH GRADERS AT PLAINEDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL, NY LAST WEEK CAPTURED IN PHOTOGRAPHS!!!!!!!!!!!!

SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE WONDERFUL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST DEANA SIMONETTI, THE AWESOME PRINCIPAL TONY DERISO AND THE AMAZING, IMAGINATIVE AND TALENTED STUDENTS!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

Setting Up And Looking Forward To Giving My Poetry Workshop #1 For The TREMENDOUS Students and WONDERFUL Administration and Library Staff at Plainedge Middle School!!!!!!!! *** FEATURED BOOK IS - R.S. PEARSON’ - VIRTUiISM: PHILOSOPHY AND AESTHETICS OF VIRTUE - HAPPY BIRTHDAY R.S.PEARSON!!!!!!!!!

 

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Teaching Poetry Workshop #1 and #2 For My 4th Consecutive Year With The Wonderful Students At Plainedge Middle School This Week!!! ...and also a photo of me Performing My haiku-a-cuckoos For Them!!!

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The wonderful Plainedge Middle School Library Media Specialist Deana Simonetti’s comments about today’s Poetry Workshop, “7th gr sharing their poetry & getting feedback from @PoetBillyLamont at our annual class by class Poetry Jam! The authenticity & feedback from a published professional is something that takes poetry in the classroom to new heights. #WeArePlainedge #futurereadylibs #poetryjam

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The brilliant Plainedge Middle School Library Media Specialist Deana Simonetti’s comments about today’s Poetry Workshop, When LI @PoetBillyLamont makes his annual visit to work w/ 7th grade...it makes an impression. 8th gr. are reciting his poems from last year, taking selfies & high fiving him in he hall. These are the learning experiences that make an impression. #WeArePlainedge #futurereadylibs


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Cathleen Bobelis, a Teacher at Plainedge Middle School wrote: Spent my lunch period with poet Billy Lamont. Loved listening to original poems recited by Ss. Very talented group. Thanks @PlainedgeMSLMC for organizing.
#WeArePlainedge

Thank You For Kind Words And Photos!

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The Wonderful and Brilliant Deana Simonetti, who organized my Plainedge Middle School Poetry Workshops this year and the past 4 years tweeted - When you want to be in the library afterschool to speak to our visiting poet about something you wrote...authentic learning. Heart aflutter. #poetrylives #futurereadylibs #librarymatters #authenticlearning @PoetBillyLamont

A Young Poet Thomas Showing Great Potential And Promise As A Poet!!! Expecting Great Things From Him!!! [billy lamont]

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The Tremendous Deana Simonetti said, “It was an amazing week as always with @PoetBillyLamont in the LMC and special appearance by TA Justin Morales. 7th gr. Students shared some amazing work and the 8th grade treated him like a rock star. Until next year...keep writing!! “ #WeArePlainedge #poetrylives
- “I have to add (Poet Billy Lamont) ‪The wonderful Deana Simonetti and awesome Library Staff at Plainedge Middle School were the catalyst for a tremendous week of learning about Poetry! Libraries are more vital and important than ever and gave the talented Students an incredible learning and life experience! A huge shout out to Mr. Morales who blew the roof off with his powerful hip hop poetry and talk about LOVE!!! I am so joyful to give my Poetry Workshops here every year!!!! LOVE YOU ALL!!!‬ [billy lamont]

 

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FOR DEANA SIMONETTI AND PLAINEDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY STAFF -LIBRARIES AND SCHOOL LIBRARIES ARE MORE RELEVANT IN PEOPLE’s LIVES THAN EVER!!!!!!!!!! ALSO A HUGE SHOUT OUT TO KATHRYN AND CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY AND TEACHERS!!! YOU ARE LIVING PROOF AND MAKING A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN STUDENT’S LIVES!!!!!!!!!! YOUR IMAGINATION, KINDNESS AMD VISION IS MAKING A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE!!!!!!!!!!! [billy lamont] ‬

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