Northwest Scholastic Press

Best of Show Podcast from South Salem HS

October 29, 2011


Filed under PODCAST, Uncategorized

Lily Gordon produced the Best of Show winner in the 5A podcast category. Her podcast, "Social media success story," surveys school alumni social media posts. To listen to Lily's podcast CLICK HERE....

Fall Press Day a success

October 28, 2011


Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

Fall press day was well-attended, the learning opportunities were fantastic, advisers and students were buzzing with new ideas, awards were won and the keynotes were fantastic. What more can you ask for at Fall Press Day? Students and advisers took advantage of a rich selection of classes on a wide...

Don’t wait, check out convention schedule and program now

October 27, 2011


Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

Headed to the JEA/NSPA convention in Minneapolis Nov. 17-20? You don't have to wait until you get there to find out what's going on and make plans to attend sessions, meet friends and mix with other students and advisers from across America. View or download the program today. Open publication - Free publishing...

Fall Press Day 2011 Write-Offs Winners

October 27, 2011


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42 students won awards at the NWSP 2011 Press Day Write-offs. Here are the winners: Newswriting: Amy Laube Marshfield Excellent Adam Olander Gladstone Honorable Mention Editorial Writing: Megan Ferguson Tualatin Excellent Micah Lindstrom Tigard Excellent Melina Hunt Parkrose Honorable Mentio...

We’d love to hear your opinions about press day…

October 26, 2011


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Start a conversation here with your own post. What's the one thing you learned that you'll remember for the rest of your life? Favorite session? Fascinating speaker? Suggestions to make it even better? Location? We've even got a fun evaluation form here which you can fill out and return to us, or just use the questions to f...

Fall Press Day 2011 Best of Show Winners

October 26, 2011


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Journalism is alive and well, judging by the excellent writing, design and photography of student media entered in the 26th annual Best of Show competition at Fall Press Day sponsored by Northwest Scholastic Press. Judges were impressed by the attention to detail in writing and editing, design and...

Ready for a radical rewrite? New website accompanies popular book

October 24, 2011


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Bobby Hawthorne launched The Radical Write website today. http://radicalwrite.com/ What is The Radical Write, you ask? Only one of the best writing textbooks for high school journalists. A humorous, no-holds barred examination of the content of student publications, the third edition of best-sellin...

A model social media policy from JEA SPRC

October 23, 2011


Filed under JEA, JEA SPRC, PRESS LAW, SOCIAL MEDIA, STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, Uncategorized

Educators who fail to use social media as a teaching tool are not serving the best interests of their students or themselves. That's why an adviser from Missouri wrote this social media policy which was published today on www.jeasprc.org. Here's the post Posted by Matthew Schott:OCT23 As an educator in Missouri,...

JEA Mentors to lead sessions at Fall Press Day

October 23, 2011


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Bill Flechtner and Ray Hopfer, two of Oregon's trained JEA Mentors, presented sessions for new advisers at Fall Press Day. The JEA Mentor program is funded through grants from Northwest Scholastic Press and Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. NWSP's grant of $1,500 funds one mentor for a year. NW...

Fall Press Day program guide now online

October 23, 2011


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You can grab a sneak-peak at Wednesday's NW Scholastic Press Fall Press Day program guide. We have lined up cutting-edge, dynamite media gurus to help you make this year the best year ever. There are 29 schools, 36 advisers, 477 students, and 35 speakers. Among them we have a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist...