Creative Arts Academy 6th and 8th Grade Heritage students get to try their hands at poetry – with the help of a professional poet and teacher. Sudlow & CAA teacher Natasha Waite met and invited Toney Jackson to work with her Creative Arts classes on their poetry unit.
Toney Jackson began performing in the spoken word/‘open mic’ scene he helped to foster at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Since then, he has been recognized by the Academy of American Poets, won several poetry slams, and been a featured reader, performer, and workshop leader, at schools, theatres, and other venues across the country. Read more