Northwest Scholastic Press

Elimination of programs poses threat to scholastic journalism, and what you can do to stop it today

November 22, 2011

Scholastic Journalism Institute White Paper on Threats to Scholastic Journalism Programs Click here: http://thinksji.org/threats-initiative/ti-white-paper/ Among the current threats to journalism...

Why conventions matter, and why NASSP approves of national conventions

November 21, 2011

WHY CONVENTIONS MATTER A quick resource in support of national journalism conventions and their impact on teachers, students Journalism Education Association (JEA) and National Scholastic Press Association...

Get together with advisers who live or work near you and start a conversation

November 21, 2011

Aaron Manfull, the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Teacher of the Year for 2011, speaking to advisers at a luncheon at the national journalism convention, challenged high school advisers to strengthen journalism...

…and the truth shall set you free

November 20, 2011

Editor's note: Instead of covering the news, she became the news. The school board members who had fired her were not reelected the next year, and the new school board -- at their very first meeting --...

Tom French’s postscript to Angels and Demons

November 15, 2011

UPDATE: Tom French's postscript to Angels and Demons:  http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/article1201925.ece Watching Oba Chandler die brings relief, but no justice for tormented...

Interview with Towley Award winner Steve O’Donaghue

November 4, 2011

Steve O'Donoghue is the 2011 winner of the Journalism Education Association's Carl Towley award -- the highest honor the organization bestows. The award is presented to a member whose work is unusually...

Missouri Media Adviser Named 2011 High School Teacher of the Year

September 13, 2011

PRINCETON, N.J. (Sept. 13, 2011) – The Dow Jones News Fund has named Aaron Manfull of Francis Howell North High School, St. Charles, Mo., the 2011 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year....

How much did you spend out-of-pocket last year?

September 1, 2011

<strong>By Rob Melton</strong> The last time my students entered NWSP's Publications Olympics, the check I wrote from my (and my wife's) personal checking account was $125. It was worth every...

Start year by really getting to know each other

August 29, 2011

<strong>By Rob Melton</strong> Knowing each other well, it turns out, is the key to success in group work. Researchers discovered that groups which were successful were ones in which individuals...

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