Northwest Scholastic Press

Mary Beth Tinker to speak on student rights at ACLU Oregon meeting March 13 in Portland

Mary Beth Tinker to speak on student rights at ACLU Oregon meeting March 13 in Portland

February 26, 2014


Filed under FIRST AMENDMENT, PRESS RELEASE, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

Date: 03/13/2014 - 5:00pm Location: Tonkon Torp, 888 SW Fifth Ave, 16th Floor, Portland Mary Beth Tinker was the plaintiff in the landmark ACLU case that established free expression rights for students and teachers in schools, Tinker v. Des Moines. Mary Beth will discuss her case, the ri...

Apply online for Reynolds High School Journalism Institutes by March 1

Apply online for Reynolds High School Journalism Institutes by March 1

February 21, 2014


Filed under ADVISERS, Uncategorized

Apply online by March 1 for the Reynolds High School Journalism Institutes. The two-week, all-expense-paid Institutes combine in-depth instruction on journalism skills and hands-on experience. Instructors include DJNF Teachers of the Year Aaron Manfull, 2011; Karl Grubaugh, 2008; Alan Weintraut, 2006;...

Tinker Tour headed to Oregon in March

Tinker Tour headed to Oregon in March

February 15, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

We have confirmed that the Tinker Tour event will take place on March 14th from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. It will be held at the University of Oregon, 70 NW Couch Street Portland, OR 97209. To RSVP email nwscholasticpress@uroregon.edu, by March 11. There will be a small lunch after the event from 12-1:30 p....

The origin of the end mark -30-

The origin of the end mark -30-

February 4, 2014


Filed under LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, Uncategorized

By Rob Melton What does the traditional symbol -30- mean, and where did it come from? Years ago, The American Press magazine compiled a list of 18 sources that have been cited at one time or another: In the days before typewriters XXX (Roman for 30) on manuscript copy indicated the end of the sto...