David S. Barr Award is Accepting Applications

David S. Barr Award is Accepting Applications

Simone Myers, Education Programs Assistant
December 29, 2014
Filed under AWARDS, CONTESTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

The Newspaper Guild-CWA is now accepting applications for the David S. Barr Award for student journalists in high school and college. David S. Barr Award Application According to the website, "the David S. Barr Award is intended to recognize one high school and one college student for their journ...

Bill Flechtner receives 2014 NSPA Pioneer Award for 45 years of service to scholastic journalism

Bill Flechtner receives 2014 NSPA Pioneer Award for 45 years of service to scholastic journalism

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 29, 2014
Filed under ADVISERS, AWARDS, Teacher Of Year, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Bill Flechtner, MJE, is retired from teaching and advising after 45 years. He advised newspapers, yearbooks, and literary magazines at the high school and college levels. The Milwaukian newspaper he advised is in the NSPA Hall of Fame. Flechtner defended his publications several times from being subje...

Lisa Lacy receives 2013 Hartman Journalism Teacher Of Year Award

Lisa Lacy receives 2013 Hartman Journalism Teacher Of Year Award

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under ADVISERS, AWARDS, SPOTLIGHT, Teacher Of Year, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Lisa Lacy received the 2013 Mary Hartman Oregon Journalism Teacher Of The Year Award. The award honors Lacy's dedication and tireless support to educators across the state over many years. Lacy is the newspaper adviser at Tualatin High School. She is a past president of Oregon Journalism Education. Melo...

Roosevelt Senior High visits Oregon League of Minority Voters awards dinner

Roosevelt Senior High visits Oregon League of Minority Voters awards dinner

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern
November 4, 2013
Filed under AWARDS, DIVERSITY, NEWS, STUDENTS, Uncategorized

Candace Horter of Portland Advancement invited Roosevelt Senior High School's newspaper sponsor Melody Hughes and Dr. Karla Kennedy to  the Oregon League of Minority Voters 2013 Liberty and Hope awards dinner where University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson was honored. They were fortunate ...

Congratulations to Fall Press Day Write-Off, Best of Show winners

Congratulations to Fall Press Day Write-Off, Best of Show winners

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern
October 25, 2013
Filed under AWARDS, BEST OF SHOW, FALL PRESS DAY, SPOTLIGHT, Uncategorized

Dear Students and Advisers: I want to personally thank all of you for your participation in the Fall Press Day Write-Offs and Best of Show contests. The judges really enjoyed reading and evaluating all of your hard work. Special thanks goes out to Nerissa Ediza (Parkrose), Alan Sylvestre (University...

Dow Jones News Fund extends deadline for Teacher of the year applications; announces classroom subscription contest

June 27, 2012
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Two important announcements from the Dow Jones News Fund were made today, according to Deputy Director Linda Schockley. First, they have extended the postmark deadline for 2012 Teacher of the Year applications to Friday, July 6. The form is online at https://www.newsfund.org/uploads/2012TOYFormweb.pdf Second...

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

by J.D. McIntire, JEA State Director
March 21, 2012
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...

Indiana Principal wins JEA Administrator of Year

September 22, 2011
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by Jack Kennedy JEA Awards Committee Chair It's all too easy to find horror stories on this list about odd, intrusive and often downright illegal interference with the scholastic press. So it's nice to mention Jeff Henderson, of Bloomington High School North, in Indiana, who is JEA's 2011 Administrator...

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