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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Grant HS

Doors at 6:30 p.m. Event at 7 p.m.

Theme: Hindsight

 

The PPS Interscholastic Story Slam is a live storytelling competition in the vein of poetry slams and The Moth.

 

Storytellers (slammers) have 5 minutes each to tell a story, based on a theme chosen for the event.

 

It is called TRUTH BE TOLD!

Click for further details.

 

The winner of the 1st annual TBTSS in 2018 was Anna Cabello, MHS 

Winning participants from these all-school slams will compete at TBTSS 2020:

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7 p.m. - FAST Slam  (Franklin HS Authors & Storytellers Slam) - Franklin Black Box Theatre

   Participants: 

LHS Story Slam -  Lincoln Library

   Participants: 

Friday, February 7, 2020 - MAD SOPH Story Slam - Madison Auditorium

WHS Slam - Wilson Library

   Participants: 

Amazingly True Tales - Grant Library

   Participants: 

Thursday, February 13, 2019 - MAD Story Slam - Madison Library

   Participants: 

* School site winner.

 

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7 p.m. - TRUTH BE TOLD

Interscholastic Story Slam - Grant Library

2245 NE 36th Avenue, Portland, OR 97212

 
 

STUDENTS - All PPS students are eligible to compete at their home schools. Contact your teacher librarian for exact details about the competitions at your school including HOW TO apply, workshop your story, and event details.

TEACHER LIBRARIANS - The point person for each PPS high school is the teacher librarian.

COMMUNITY - It takes many people to put together an event of this scale. We appreciate all of our volunteers including our judges, emcees, mathematicians, classroom teachers, designers, families, and amazing audience members!

CLICK TO FIND RESOURCES BELOW BY YOUR ROLE:

2019 PRESS RELEASE
2018 PRESS RELEASE
The PPS Pulse ran the logo contest for TRUTH BE TOLD in the Nov. 7, 2017 issue.
Madison Junior, Trish Nguyen, was the winner of the contest and received a $50 gift card in a small ceremony in her Advanced Art class!

2019-2020

2018-2019

The 2nd annual Truth Be Told Story Slam 2018:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/tQ59rEVNafLYGiBd7

FAST (Franklin High School) Story Slam Photos 2018-19

https://photos.app.goo.gl/CYU9ASj3HTBuwTa9A

MAD (Madison High School) SOPH Story Slam Photos 2019:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/drwNuyiUXzP8hbEi9​

MAD (Madison High School) Story Slam Photos 2019:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Fp5ejUUn4jLfEt329

2017-2018

The 1st annual Truth Be Told Story Slam 2018:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Cq7ivx1MqBiHRKTI3

FAST (Franklin High School) Story Slam Photos 2017-18:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/lUhzdDABpnErpH2v1

MAD (Madison High School) Story Slam Photos 2018:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/4mDM3KHontG3i8836

MAD (Madison High School) SOPH Story Slam Photos by Ken Rumbaugh 2018:

https://www.madisonsenators.com/performingarts

2019-2020

 

2018-2019

Truth Be Told PPS Story Slam Video 2019:

https://youtu.be/ukFJ2AH8q88

FAST (Franklin High School) Story Slam 2018-19:

https://youtu.be/Xrf5wQSP22M

LHS (Lincoln High School) Story Slam 2019:

https://youtu.be/vV_KEjmGxhY

MAD (Madison High School) Story Slam 2019:

https://youtu.be/KTAE2U6jMdg

MAD (Madison High School) SOPH Story Slam 2019:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecXChLsy2tY&feature=youtu.be

 

2017-2018

Truth Be Told PPS Story Slam Video 2018:

https://youtu.be/dL352BEnWKU

FAST (Franklin High School) Story Slam Video 2017-18:

https://youtu.be/XvTgPNkeEfI

MAD (Madison High School) Story Slam 2018:

https://youtu.be/KJwcqsfeGs8

MAD (Madison High School) SOPH Story Slam 2018:

https://youtu.be/5QweBCYXwPY

 
 

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