Weekly Scroll, Friday November 17

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News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society. Compiled and written by Marni Wax. The Lede: Praying for a change. Various liberals and conservatives believe in a personal God, the existence of an afterlife,…

Weekly Scroll for Friday, Nov. 10

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The Lede: When will we feel safe again? Can you image if 4 percent of your town was hurt or killed in a shooting? Well for these Texans that is their reality. At least 26 people were killed and 20 others injured when a gunman stormed a church…

Weekly Scroll for Friday, November 3

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Compiled and written by Marni Wax The Lede: Once is all it takes. Last June, Anthony Rapp settled in at the home of his good friend and fellow actor Camryn Manheim to watch the Tony Awards. Rapp, a working actor since he was 9 years old,…

Journalists have help in the fight for access to information

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By Frank LoMonte Brechner Center, University of Florida The first person ever to call the Student Press Law Center’s legal hotline for help was a high-school newspaper editor from Pecos, Texas, whose principal spiked a news story that he…

Chat with Jackie Majerus

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Jackie Majerus co-founded the educational non-profit Youth Journalism International in 1994. Since then, she has grown the organization into more than a phenomenal writing experience. Jackie goes above and beyond to ensure success for her students…

The Weekly Scroll for Friday, Oct. 27

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News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society. Compiled and written by Marni Wax. The Lede: It’s OK — you don’t have to be the best at everything. Many high school students, especially successful ones,…

The Weekly Scroll for Friday, Oct. 20

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society. Compiled and written by Marni Wax. The Lede: The power of silent protest...the loudest statement one can make. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance…

Weekly Scroll for Oct. 13, 2017

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News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society. Compiled and written by Marni Wax The Lede: This is America? A student at a Texas High School has been suspended for sitting during the recitation of the Pledge…
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Online News Association shares resources from ONA17

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By Julie Dodd Q&S Board Member The Online News Association is sharing audio and video from sessions at ONA17, the 3-day convention held Oct. 5-7, in Washington, DC. More than 3,000 media professionals attended the conference. You can…

News Media Evaluation 2017 Awards

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Judges named 12 school publications from EIGHT states as George H. Gallup Award recipients in the 2017 Quill and Scroll International Honor Society News Media Evaluation Service. Named for the founder of Quill and Scroll and the Gallup…

The Weekly Scroll for Friday, Oct. 6

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The Weekly Scroll for Friday, Oct. 6 News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society. Compiled and written by Marni Wax, Allison Wunder and Emily LaGrange. The Lead Tragedy in Las Vegas All the way up on…

The Weekly Scroll for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

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News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society. Compiled and written by Marni Wax, Allison Wunder and Emily LaGrange. The Lede: Need background information for stories on DACA? For those that are unfamiliar…