Fall Press Day 2016 contest winners

Fall Press Day 2016 contest winners

November 29
Filed under AWARDS, BEST OF SHOW, CONTESTS, FALL PRESS DAY, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, TOP STORY, Uncategorized, WRITE-OFFS

Dear students and advisers, We want to personally thank you for your participation in the 2016 Fall Press Day Best of Show, Write-off, and Email-in contests. Northwest Scholastic Press is proud of all your accomplishments and we look forward to working with you this school year. We als...

Congratulations to this year’s Student Media Olympics winners

Congratulations to this year’s Student Media Olympics winners

June 10
Filed under AWARDS, CONTESTS, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENT MEDIA OLYMPICS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

Dear students and advisers, Thank you for your participation in Student Media Olympics. This year we received over 500 entries from 19 schools throughout the state of Oregon. NWSP awarded a total of 434 awards: 61 best of categories, 80 superiors, 131 excellent, and 162 honorable mentions. I know...

Congratulations to Fall Press Day contest winners

Congratulations to Fall Press Day contest winners

Simone Myers, Education Program Assistant
November 16
Filed under AWARDS, BEST OF SHOW, CONTESTS, FALL PRESS DAY, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITE-OFFS

Dear students and advisers, I want to personally thank you for your participation in the 2015 Fall Press Day Best of Show, Write-off, Carry-in, and Email-in contests. Northwest Scholastic Press is proud of all your accomplishments and I look forward to working with you this school year. I also...

Start With Why

Start With Why

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
August 20
Filed under LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, SPOTLIGHT, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

Now that you and your staff have put to bed your final issue of the newspaper, yearbook, website, video channel, or podcast, it's time to think ahead to next year. What better way to rethink, rewrite and redesign with your staff than showing Simon Sinek's "Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action"...

Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism

Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism

May 1
Filed under ADVISERS, AWARDS, EVENTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, SOJC, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS

Join the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) in celebrating the 15th annual Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism. An award ceremony and panel discussion honoring the winners will be held on both University of Oregon campuses, in Portland and Eugene. Portland's ...

Greg Cantwell named 2014 Journalism Teacher Of Year

Greg Cantwell named 2014 Journalism Teacher Of Year

December 29
Filed under ADVISERS, SPOTLIGHT, Teacher Of Year, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Cantwell receives prestigious honor Greg Cantwell of Sheldon High School was named the 2014 Journalism Teacher Of the Year. With boosting letters of support from Sheldon High School’s principal, Dr. Robert Bolden, as well as letters from other teaching staff and parents, Mr. Cantwell is without a dou...

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
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...

Mary Beth Tinker talks about free speech, civics education with students

Mary Beth Tinker talks about free speech, civics education with students

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
March 14
Filed under FIRST AMENDMENT, PRESS LAW, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, WORKSHOPS

Mary Beth Tinker, the plaintiff in the landmark ACLU case Tinker v. Des Moines that established free expression rights for students and teachers in schools, discussed her case with  more than 120 students and their teachers this morning in Portland at the UO Portland Center. Mary Beth discussed her case...

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

March 13
Filed under PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, SPOTLIGHT, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

Open to all Northwest Scholastic Press high and middle school photographers, the workshop includes a morning session on digital photography, an afternoon "city assignment," and an award ceremony. Students will utilize the School of Journalism and Communication's computer labs to select and edit their...

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
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...

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