Northwest Scholastic Press

Fall Press Day 2016 contest winners

Fall Press Day 2016 contest winners

November 29, 2016
Filed under AWARDS, BEST OF SHOW, CONTESTS, FALL PRESS DAY, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, TOP STORY, Uncategorized, WRITE-OFFS

Dear students and advisers, We want to personally thank you for your participation in the 2016 Fall Press Day Best of Show, Write-off, and Email-in contests. Northwest Scholastic Press is proud of all your accomplishments and we look forward to working with you this school year. We als...

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, 2016
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...

Fall Press Day returns to first Wednesday in November at UO

Fall Press Day returns to first Wednesday in November at UO

July 20, 2016
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

The Northwest Scholastic Press Association and the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication invite middle and high school journalists to Fall Press Day, a day of workshops, contests and panels on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at the new Erb Memorial Union on the University of Oregon campus...

Congratulations to this year’s Student Media Olympics winners

Congratulations to this year’s Student Media Olympics winners

June 10, 2016
Filed under AWARDS, CONTESTS, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENT MEDIA OLYMPICS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

Dear students and advisers, Thank you for your participation in Student Media Olympics. This year we received over 500 entries from 19 schools throughout the state of Oregon. NWSP awarded a total of 434 awards: 61 best of categories, 80 superiors, 131 excellent, and 162 honorable mentions. I know...

UO College of Education and the School of Journalism and Communication present Teaching: Reclaiming the Craft

UO College of Education and the School of Journalism and Communication present Teaching: Reclaiming the Craft

March 23, 2016
Filed under ADVISERS, DIVERSITY, EVENTS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

The University of Oregon College of Education and School of Journalism and Communication are holding a public gathering about teaching and media coverage of education issues in Oregon on Thursday evening, April 14 from 6-9 pm at Parkrose High School, 12003 NE Shaver St. Portland, OR. This event is FREE, but y...

SOJC Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator job now posted; priority deadline Feb. 22

February 4, 2016
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Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator Journalism and Communication Posting: 16006 Location: Portland Closes: Open Until Filled Title:  Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator Unit:  School of Journalism and Communication Term:  1.0 FTE for 12 months (renewable annually) Sal...

OJEA and NWSP now accepting applications for Teacher of the Year and more

OJEA and NWSP now accepting applications for Teacher of the Year and more

January 25, 2016
Filed under ADVISERS, AWARDS, CONTESTS, MEMBERSHIP, SCHOLARSHIPS, Teacher Of Year, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

We’re now accepting applications for Mary Hartman Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year, Oregon Rookie Adviser of the Year, and Oregon High School Journalist of the Year.  DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15th for all awards  The Mary Hartman Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year (TOTY) and Oregon Rookie Journ...

Join us!

January 14, 2016
Filed under ABOUT NWSP, Uncategorized

We live in an exciting time for journalism. We are exploring and creating new forms of journalism for new audiences in an era of changing technology and storytelling. When you join NWSP, you are part of that movement. When high school journalists and their teachers work together with local media produce...

Feature writing tips, tricks and hacks to write great nonfiction stories

Feature writing tips, tricks and hacks to write great nonfiction stories

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
December 17, 2015
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By Rob Melton Michigan journalism teacher Betsy Pollard Rau remembers the first time she read Rick Bragg's story for The New York Times "All She Has, $150,000, Is Going to a University." The story, published on August 13, 1995, was about Oseola McCarty, who donated $150,000 she made fro...

Congratulations to Fall Press Day contest winners

Congratulations to Fall Press Day contest winners

Simone Myers, Education Program Assistant
November 16, 2015
Filed under AWARDS, BEST OF SHOW, CONTESTS, FALL PRESS DAY, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITE-OFFS

Dear students and advisers, I want to personally thank you for your participation in the 2015 Fall Press Day Best of Show, Write-off, Carry-in, and Email-in contests. Northwest Scholastic Press is proud of all your accomplishments and I look forward to working with you this school year. I also...

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