Alyce Sheetz pursued, achieved excellence in high school journalism and encouraged others

Alyce Sheetz pursued, achieved excellence in high school journalism and encouraged others

by Mary Hartman
March 29
Filed under Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. Henry Brooks Adams, historian and philosopher and winner of a Pulitzer Prize in 1919, had that to say about educators, and although Adams lived at a time when educating was largely the business of men, his words could apply to...

McIntire named 2012 Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year

McIntire named 2012 Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
March 23
Filed under ADVISERS, NEWS, Teacher Of Year, Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

J.D. McIntire was named the 2012 Mary Hartman Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year. The award honors McIntire's dedication and tireless support to educators across the state over many years. He was nominated for the award by former and current students, his principal, and fellow advisers. Read their g...

Lakeridge HS editor takes top honor in Oregon High School Journalist of the Year 2012

by J.D. McIntire, JEA State Director
March 21
Filed under AWARDS, JOURNALISM EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, NEWS, SCHOLARSHIPS, Uncategorized

Lakeridge editor chosen to compete for national High School Journalist of Year 2012 Olivia Moore, a senior at Lakeridge High School, was named the 2012 Oregon High School Journalist of the Year. Moore is now a candidate for the National High School Journalist of the Year sponsored by the Journalism Edu...

Student Media Olympics deadline April 11; new media categories, contests; entries included in NWSP membership

March 19
Filed under CONTESTS, Uncategorized

It's time to enter your staff's best work of the year in the new, improved Student Media Olympics, now in its 30th year. Deadline for submission of entries is April 10, 2012. Work from March 1, 2011 through the deadline is eligible for consideration. You must be a member to participate, and you may...

How to persuade others to your point of view

How to persuade others to your point of view

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
March 19
Filed under ADVISERS, LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, NEWSPAPER, SPOTLIGHT, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITING

Express yourself and influence others to make the world a better place for all people. That's the goal of all good opinion writing. Expressing your opinion and changing others’ opinions are two different things. In opinion writing, we are more effective if, in the process of sharing our own opinion,...

Dr. Karla Kennedy named executive director of Northwest Scholastic Press

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
March 18
Filed under NW PERSPECTIVE, Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Oregon's scholastic press association returns to the UO School of Journalism headed up by the newest duck on the block, Dr. Karla D. Kennedy. A journalism teacher's teacher, Kennedy is delighted to join Northwest Scholastic Press as its new executive director in addition to her responsibilities as the...

Tune in to monthly podcasts from SPLC

March 16
Filed under STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, Uncategorized

Note: You can download the podcast files (in .mp3 format) directly from our Web site to listen to on your computer or MP3 player. You can also sign up for a free subscription to the SPLC Podcasts via iTunes. Simply open iTunes, click on "iTunes Store" and search for "Student Press Law Center." You w...

Sunshine Week focuses on open government

March 16
Filed under STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, Uncategorized

Listed below are just a few of the Sunshine Week 2012 events we've heard about. To have your event or other plans listed, please send an email to dghernandez@rcfp.org and include a complete description of the event, as well as a link or email for people to register or get more information....

Judge upholds punishment of Miss. student who posted rap song on Facebook; SPLC director says ruling is ‘outlandishly wrong’

By Emily Summars, SPLC staff writer
March 16
Filed under PRESS LAW, STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, Uncategorized

Court holds that Tinker applies to off-campus speech March 15, 2012 When you join JEA, you receive the quarterly Student Press Law Center Report with your membership. Never miss a story. Click this link to visit the website. MISSISSIPPI – A federal judge sided with school officials Thursda...

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