South Medford High School will hold a poetry slam fundraiser to support the school's Sparrow Club child at 6 p.m. today at South Medford High School, 1551 Cunningham Ave. The event will feature special guest Judge Lamar Jorden, who was featured in the 2010 documentary "Louder than a Bomb."

South Medford High School will hold a poetry slam fundraiser to support the school's Sparrow Club child at 6 p.m. today at South Medford High School, 1551 Cunningham Ave. The event will feature special guest Judge Lamar Jorden, who was featured in the 2010 documentary "Louder than a Bomb."

The poetry slam will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school theater, and refreshments will be served after the slam. Tickets are $4 for SMHS students or $6 general admission, and proceeds benefit medical expenses for the school's sparrow, Adryan. For more information, call 541-261-8646.