Northwest Scholastic Press

Twenty-ninth annual Fall Press Day brings huge crowd

Twenty-ninth annual Fall Press Day brings huge crowd

Simone Myers, Education Programs Assistant

December 29, 2014

The University of Oregon’s Erb Memorial Union (EMU) bustled with students and advisers early Wednesday morning for the 29th annual Fall Press Day. With a crowd of over 700 people, the EMU was the place to be on November 12th for young journalists. A day filled of workshops, keynotes, and contest...

Roosevelt Senior High visits Oregon League of Minority Voters awards dinner

From right, Dr. Karla Kennedy, Roosevelt H.S. newspaper adviser Melody Hughes, Karol Gottfredson, and Roosevelt H.S. student journalist Maggie Glover attended the Oregon League of Minority Voters 2013 Liberty and Hope Awards Dinner. Roosevelt Senior High is the recipient of the OID Innovations in Diversity Grant. The school is in its second year of the printing of its newspaper and the students were awarded honors in the Student Media Olympics sponsored by NWSP.

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern

November 4, 2013

Candace Horter of Portland Advancement invited Roosevelt Senior High School's newspaper sponsor Melody Hughes and Dr. Karla Kennedy to  the Oregon League of Minority Voters 2013 Liberty and Hope awards dinner where University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson was honored. They were fortunate ...

Guidelines to help schools stop bullying, keep free speech

May 19, 2012

Nashville, Tenn. Friday, May 18, 2012 WASHINGTON — At a press conference on May 22, a coalition of 17 education, religious and civil liberties groups will release new guidelines aimed at helping public schools uphold the First Amendment while combating harassment and bullying. The press event will take...

L.A. Youth newspaper lives to publish for a few more months

May 15, 2012

| L.A. NOW Home |  Teen newspaper raises enough money to keep publishing May 11, 2012 |  5:49 pm -- After raising more than $180,000 in two weeks, the teen newspaper L.A. Youth has enough money to stay open at least a few more months, the paper's executive director said Friday. The newspaper that ...

McIntire named 2012 Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year

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Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

March 23, 2012

By Rob Melton J.D. McIntire was named the 2012 Mary Hartman Oregon Journalism Teacher of the Year. The award honors McIntire's dedication and tireless support to educators across the state over many years. He was nominated for the award by former and current students, his principal, and fellow advis...

Lakeridge HS editor takes top honor in Oregon High School Journalist of the Year 2012

by J.D. McIntire, JEA State Director

March 21, 2012

Lakeridge editor chosen to compete for national High School Journalist of Year 2012 Olivia Moore, a senior at Lakeridge High School, was named the 2012 Oregon High School Journalist of the Year. Moore is now a candidate for the National High School Journalist of the Year sponsored by the Journalism Edu...

So you want a type face but you don’t want to scroll through a bunch of fonts online…

January 19, 2012

So You Need A Typeface is a project by graphic designer Julian Hansen from Copenhagen, Denmark. It's an infographic dealing with the subject of choosing the right typeface for a project. It's better than browsing through the pages of FontBook, he says. It is loosely based on the top 50 fonts from FontBo...

It’s up to We The People … Let’s celebrate!

December 9, 2011

The holiday that got away: Why we need to honor the Bill of Rights on Dec. 15 Ken Paulson President, First Amendment Center Imagine if they canceled Independence Day. What if the federal government declared that the Fourth of July was no longer a holiday?   We would be told to report for work, ca...

Don’t cut corners on ads for mobile, it’s a unique medium

November 29, 2011

This short article emphasizes the need to consider mobile content from the user's point of view. Simply moving iPad content, or web content, to mobile is not good enough. It's a different medium, says the author. To read full article, click here:  Don't Cut Corners on Ads for Mobile, It's a Unique Medium ...

AT THE TOP OF THEIR GAME — Marshfield H.S. journalism shines at national convention

November 23, 2011

Congratulations to Marshfield Times, Coos Bay, Ore., taking fourth place in nation Best of Show for newspapers at the JEA/NSPA national convention held in Minneapolis, Minn last weekend. In addition, three students received awards in the competitive national write-off competition. Two of those students...