Northwest Scholastic Press

Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop

Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop

Simone Myers, Education Programs Assistant

February 20, 2015


Filed under PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

Workshop application: High School Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop 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 Sc...

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, 2014


Filed under BOOKS, BOOKSHELF, LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITING, YEARBOOK

By Rob Melton 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...

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

March 13, 2014


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...

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

September 30, 2012


Filed under ADVISERS, HANDOUTS, HELP!, LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITING

By Rob Melton Notice what you just did? You looked at the featured photo, then you looked under the photo  for the words to help you understand what you just viewed. Then you looked back at the photo to fully appreciate what you know now that you didn't know just a few seconds before that. ...

2012 Jostens Student Photo Contest Winners

May 7, 2012


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GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Elizabeth Yee, Horizon High School, Scottsdale, AZ [Lisa Baker, adviser]. This photo and almost 90 other winning images are displayed in a flipbook of the 2012 Jostens Photo Contest posted earlier today. Elizabeth will receive $1,000 from Jostens and a photo-related prize from Wolfe’...

The story behind the photo that went viral from Occupy Portland

November 18, 2011


Filed under NEWSPAPER, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, Uncategorized, YEARBOOK

A police officer deployed pepper spray at Southwest Yamhill Street, between the JP Morgan Chase bank and Pioneer Courthouse Square. The photo was taken from the southeast corner of the square, looking toward the intersection of 6th and Yamhill after a day of marching through downtown Portland,...

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