The importance of honoring those in scholastic journalism we respect and revere

The importance of honoring those in scholastic journalism we respect and revere

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
October 10
Filed under ADVISERS, CONTESTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

Just click on the submenu "NW Hall of Fame" above and you'll see a list of Oregon advisers and students who have been recognized for their work. Notice anything? It's kind of a short list, at least on the national front. Any success we have is thanks to others who have helped us along the way. One wa...

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

June 27
Filed under ADVISERS, AWARDS, CONTESTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

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...

2012 Student Media Olympics Winners

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
May 23
Filed under CONTESTS, STUDENT MEDIA OLYMPICS, Uncategorized

215 winners are announced today in the 25th annual Student Media Olympics competition sponsored by NW Scholastic Press Professional media judges scored each entry and rated the best as Superior, Excellent, or Honorable Mention. The best single entry in each category was named Best Of Category and repr...

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...

Quill & Scroll Writing and Photo Contest entries deadline Feb 6, open to members and non-members

January 30
Filed under CONTESTS, QUILL & SCROLL, Uncategorized

QUILL AND SCROLL INTERNATIONAL HONORARY SOCIETY PROGRAM DEADLINES WRITING AND PHOTO CONTEST entries should be postmarked no later than Feb. 6. Categories include news, sports, editorial, review, column, in-depth and feature writing; editorial cartoons, news feature and sports photography, and advertisemen...

Quill & Scroll $5,000 short essay contest entries due Sunday, Feb. 5

January 30
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WRITE AND WIN $5,000 to support education in your community! Now through Sunday, Feb. 5, the Olive Garden is asking first through 12th-grade writers in the U.S. and Canada to submit an essay of 50 to 250 words answering the question:  “If you were given $5,000 to support education in your local community,...

Quill & Scroll ‘Keep the Drive’ media contest focuses on stronger teen driving laws, deadline March 1

January 30
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KEEP THE DRIVE HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM AWARDS entries should be submitted via its website by day’s end March 1. Student journalists may enter either the Print Category or Broadcast Category, but not both. Print Category submissions are articles written and published by students in high school news...

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