Northwest Scholastic Press

Best of Show and Write-Off Forms Now Available!

Simone Myers

October 3, 2014

The Fall Press Day Best of Show and Write-off forms are now available! Click here for the Best of Show form: 2014 Fall Press Day BestofShow The Best of Show contest is for current publications, broadcast, and online web staffs. Contest materials will be brought to and judged at Fall Press Day, and ...

Exhibitor/Advertising Contract Now Available

Simone Myers

September 25, 2014

The exhibitor/advertising contract for Fall Press Day is now available. Click here for the form: 2014 Exhibitor and Ad Contract Exhibit spaces are $150 each. You will receive one six-foot draped table and two chairs. An additional table may be requested. The exhibit area runs from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Erb Memorial Union hallway. Early set-up is availa...

Photos From Fall Press Day 2013

Ty Schwoeffermann, from Urban League of Portland, presents on Cover Oregon, the new healthcare system.

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern

November 20, 2013

Photos from Fall Press Day on October 15th, courtesy of Jack Liu.

University of Oregon students write about Fall Press Day 2013

Students work on submissions for the write-off competition, which covered a variety of topics.

November 4, 2013

On Fall Press Day this year, a Feature Writing class, under adjunct instructor Sky Schual, from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication was given the event as one of their assignments. So about 10 college journalism students showed up to sit down with high school journalism ...

Congratulations to Fall Press Day Write-Off, Best of Show winners

Congratulations to Fall Press Day Write-Off, Best of Show winners

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern

October 25, 2013

Dear Students and Advisers: I want to personally thank all of you for your participation in the Fall Press Day Write-Offs and Best of Show contests. The judges really enjoyed reading and evaluating all of your hard work. Special thanks goes out to Nerissa Ediza (Parkrose), Alan Sylvestre (Univ...

KVAL visits Fall Press Day 2013

KVAL visits Fall Press Day 2013

October 18, 2013

KVAL, a local CBS affiliate, paid a visit to University of Oregon's Fall Press Day this year and made a whole news package, including interviews with the visiting high school students. Story below:   "EUGENE, Ore. -- Hundreds of high school and middle school students descended on the Univers...

National 2012 Journalism Teacher Of The Year Ellen Austin to keynote Fall Press Day

National 2012 Journalism Teacher Of The Year Ellen Austin to keynote Fall Press Day

Rob Melton

October 11, 2013

Ellen Austin, MJE, is the director of journalism at The Harker School in San Jose, Calif. She previously taught  journalism and AP Literature at Palo Alto H.S., which received a First Amendment Press Freedom Award in 2011. Austin is entering her sixth year at Paly, where she is among several...

“Fall Press Day” at UO for Oregon middle and high school journalists

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern

October 11, 2013

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 9, 2013) -- More than 500 middle and high school journalists across Oregon have an opportunity to improve their craft during Fall Press Day at the University of Oregon. The Northwest Scholastic Press Association and the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication...

Catherine Hampton learned first-hand about the newspaper business at Coos Bay World

Catherine Hampton

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

October 1, 2013

Catherine Hampton was elected President of the state's journalism adviser organization, Oregon Journalism Education Association, in 2013 for a three-year term. She teaches journalism at Marshfield High School in Coos Bay, Ore. The publication she advises, The Marshfield Times, was named a 2013 Pacemaker...

Fall Press Day speakers, volunteers needed for workshops, forums

September 25, 2013

Fall Press Day encompasses a series of workshops, panel discussions and forums aimed at enriching high school journalists. This very special event affords young journalists across Oregon the opportunity to interact with professional journalists and college professors. It is a day filled with instruction,...