The long-awaited return of the TS King Middle School resulted in much excitement and noteworthy student poetry.The Slam, under the leadership of Eighth Grade Magnet School English Teacher Mr. Steve Abee, was held in the Auditorium and witnessed by large crowds of interested students in attendance. The contestants' submissions were judged on their reading of their original work. The panel of five judges recognized all student errort and awarded First Place to Ben Russin, Grade 8; Second Place to Guadalupe De Los Santos, Grade 8 and Third Place to Penelope Abee, Grade 6. A repeat performance of the poetry slam is slated for the spring semester according to Mr. Abee.