1st annual Portland Press Day set for Thursday, March 9

1st annual Portland Press Day set for Thursday, March 9

January 20
Filed under EVENTS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, TOP STORIES, WORKSHOPS

Join Northwest Scholastic Press and the University of Oregon SOJC for a day of middle and high school journalism workshops in Portland. Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | University of Oregon in Portland, White Stag Building Portland Press Day encompasses a series of workshops aimed ...

Clypian adviser and editor-in-chief of South Salem High School receive top NWSP/OJEA journalism honors

Clypian adviser and editor-in-chief of South Salem High School receive top NWSP/OJEA journalism honors

August 24
Filed under AWARDS, JOY, SCHOLARSHIPS, Teacher Of Year, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Brian Eriksen, media and publications teacher and adviser at South Salem High School, has been selected as 2016 Mary Hartman Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year. Eriksen is responsible for several student-run media outlets, including the newspaper, the Clypian, the student website, Clypian.com an...

Navigate your way to great stories and photos with story planners

Navigate your way to great stories and photos with story planners

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
March 26
Filed under BOOKS, BOOKSHELF, LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized, WRITING, YEARBOOK

It's all about the story, whether in words or photos. The trick is learning how to plan, gather and structure a story for your newspaper, yearbook, website or newscast. The purpose of the new Story Navigator planner forms is to lay everything on the table where you can work with it to plan the best...

Oregon Student Free Expression Law (Public Secondary Schools)

Oregon Student Free Expression Law (Public Secondary Schools)

June 7
Filed under OREGON STUDENT FREE EXPRESSION LAW, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Oregon Student Free Expression Law (Public Secondary Schools) Citation: Ore. Rev. Stat. sec. 336.477 (2007) July 1, 2007 Summary: In addition to the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, states can provide additional free speech protection their own citizens by enacting state laws or...

SNO FLEX gets our stamp of approval for new responsive design, photo display options, fresh design options, low cost and money-saving potential

SNO FLEX gets our stamp of approval for new responsive design, photo display options, fresh design options, low cost and money-saving potential

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
May 22
Filed under TOP STORIES, Uncategorized, WEB

(May 22, 2013) -- SNO FLEX is the latest, greatest upgrade you should have from School Newspapers Online, the leading provider of websites for high school and college newspaper programs across the nation. The new responsive design allows your news site to be easily read on a smart phone, tablet or computer. I...

Write great leads using these nine strategies to grab your reader’s attention

Write great leads using these nine strategies to grab your reader’s attention

Sue Barr
October 9
Filed under LIBRARY, SPOTLIGHT, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Editor's Note: This handout by former South Eugene H.S. journalism adviser Sue Barr is one of many that were shared with Oregon journalism teachers and at JEA conventions. The key to writing good copy lies in the first paragraph — the lead. It needs to capture your readers’ interest so they’ll ...

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