Black History Month Poetry Contest


Are you a creative writer?

Here's an opportunity to express yourself!


Black History Month Poetry Contest

Gift card prizes to all winners!


Open to ALL BCS students in grades 6th-12th


Entry requirements:

One entry per student

Must be original work

No longer than 1 typed page

Include your full name and grade at the end of your poem

Only poems accepted (no essays or narratives)


Due: February 15, 2021


Submit poems by email to:


Possible topics to explore:

*A poem discussing what Black History means to you

*A poem inspired by a quote from an African American

*A poem that honors and celebrates an African-American who is important to you