Category Archives: student

  1. Monday Morning Courage

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    April 7, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Getting started today is going to take some muscles, like the kind you need to get through a triathlon. Getting …
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  2. Giraffe

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    April 2, 2014 by WITS Editor

    At the zoo I saw a giraffe. He was as tall as a building. I wanted to slide down his …
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  3. Silver

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    April 1, 2014 by WITS Houston

    You are the feeling of the moon’s soft beams that light up the starry night. You are the sliver of …
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  4. April is National Poetry Month!

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    March 31, 2014 by astephens2013

    Tomorrow is the start of A Poem a Day, a month-long celebration of poetry by Houston children. Each weekday we will send out a poem …
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  5. WITS Students Perform with Meta-Four Houston

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    March 28, 2014 by WITS Editor

    WITS students from Kashmere Gardens Elementary and Meta-Four Houston will participate in the Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival this Saturday, March …
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  6. Poet-to-Poet Project

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    March 28, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Calling all poets in grades 3-12! Below is an exciting opportunity from our friends at Poets.org: For National Poetry Month 2014, …
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  7. Saturn Slam: March 28th @ 7 PM

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    March 24, 2014 by WITS Editor

    The Meta-Four poetry slam preliminaries are for ages 13-19. There are two remaining slams before the Grand Slam! Winners will …
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Writers in the Schools (WITS)


Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

The glory of WITS is best expressed by the students--in their own words -- so this blog features essays, stories, and poems that were created by K-12 students in our program. All material (c) Writers in the Schools 2007-2013. If you wish to republish this work, please credit both the organization and the author and link back to this site. This material may not be used in commercial ventures of any kind.

Supporting WITS will help bring the pleasure and power of reading and writing to more Houston children helping to improve writing skills, build confidence, raise test scores, and enhance creativity.

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