Northwest Scholastic Press

Join NSPA’s live online chat June 5 for “How to use your NSPA Critique”

May 25, 2012

Filed under SPOTLIGHT, Uncategorized

Join us June 5 for “How to use your NSPA Critique” May 24th, 2012 | You are invited to NSPA’s live online chat “How to use Your NSPA Critique,” Tuesday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m. CDT. Join NSPA to get tips on making the most of your NSPA critique. Veteran advisers Kathy Habiger of Mill Valley High School in Kansas and Sarah Nichols of Whitney High School in California ...

2012 Student Media Olympics Winners

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

May 23, 2012


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...

Free to Tweet winners show range of creativity

May 19, 2012

Filed under FIRST AMENDMENT, SPOTLIGHT, Uncategorized

Nashville, Tenn. Monday, March 19, 2012 The 22 students across the nation who won $5,000 scholarships in 1 for All’s Free to Tweet contest in December showed an astonishing array of creative approaches to celebrating their First Amendment freedoms. Some winning entries were straightforward tw...

Guidelines to help schools stop bullying, keep free speech

May 19, 2012

Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Nashville, Tenn. Friday, May 18, 2012 WASHINGTON — At a press conference on May 22, a coalition of 17 education, religious and civil liberties groups will release new guidelines aimed at helping public schools uphold the First Amendment while combating harassment and bullying. The press event will take...

Annamae Livermore ’46 advised award-winning publications

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

May 16, 2012


By Rob Melton Annamae Livermore, a 1946 graduate of the School of Journalism and Communication at University of Oregon, was one of the grand dames of high school journalism in Oregon from the 1950's through the 1980's, and served as JEA State Director for Oregon for several decades. For many years, Anna...

L.A. Youth newspaper lives to publish for a few more months

May 15, 2012

Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

| L.A. NOW Home |  Teen newspaper raises enough money to keep publishing May 11, 2012 |  5:49 pm -- After raising more than $180,000 in two weeks, the teen newspaper L.A. Youth has enough money to stay open at least a few more months, the paper's executive director said Friday. The newspaper that ...

Design inspiration from talented visual journalists

May 15, 2012

Filed under LEARNING CENTER, Uncategorized

The Michigan State University Design Contest for College Students began in 2000 as a way for students to enter work done not only for a campus newspaper, but also projects done for a class, a job or an internship. Those are the students who served as the inspiration for the contest 12 years ago. There...

Tennessee school board vows ‘investigation’ of yearbook over gay student’s profile story

Frank LaMonte, Esq., SPLC Executive Director

May 10, 2012

Filed under STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, Uncategorized

CLICK HERE to see original post and follow updates on Student Press Law Center website | Responding to fierce public criticism, the Lenoir City, Tenn., school board is investigating the decision to publish an article in the 2012 Lenoir City High School yearbook in which a student describes hi...

JEAHELP email distribution list moving to Kansas State, JEA’s headquarters, this weekend

May 9, 2012

Filed under JEA, Uncategorized

I apologize for this long email, but this is a very important message regarding the JEAHELP email distribution list (listserv). Please do read through this entire message. On May 14, we will begin transitioning the JEA listserv to new servers at Kansas State, home of JEA's headquarters. There are...

2012 STUDENT PHOTO CONTEST winners published in online flipbook

2012 STUDENT PHOTO CONTEST winners published in online flipbook

May 7, 2012

Filed under BEST OF SHOW, Uncategorized

  “Grin & Bear It” Carson Kautz, photographer Roger Woo, adviser Tokay High School, Lodi, CA This video gives an overview of the 2012 Jostens Photo Contest and announces the First Place and Grand Prize winners with educational narrative from the judges. You can view the still photogr...