The Weekly Scroll for May 10, 2019

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News, Tips and Advice from Quill and Scroll The Lede Tragedy — again — in Colorado Politics have again intruded on grieving students who simply wanted to mourn and remember a deceased friend and classmate. Journalists heard about it straight…

The Weekly Scroll for May 3, 2019

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It’s the May Day After, so it’s time for a Scroll through the news flowers! The Lede Chickens and politicians, Part I Fried chicken showed up in both the White House and Congress this week, for very different reasons. First, President…

The Weekly Scroll for April 26, 2019

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News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll Honor Society for High School Journalists The Lede Kentucky students barred from DeVos event rip secretary of education Student journalists in Kentucky are crying "foul" after they were…

The Weekly Scroll for April 18, 2019

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The Lede Redacted report falls short of saying Trump committed crimes The Mueller Report landed Thursday and it appears it will turn out better for President Trump than even he anticipated when he heard two years ago about the appointment…

Texas adviser wins Benz scholarship

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Andrea Negri of Alief Hastings HS in Houston earns $500 from Quill and Scroll Andrea Negri of Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas has been named the winner of the 2019 Lester G. Benz Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded annually…

The Weekly Scroll for April 12, 2019

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The Lede Colorado news site looks at the 20 years since Columbine It has been nearly 20 years since unspeakable horror unfolded at Columbine High School in suburban Denver, where two school shooters firebombed and shot dozens of their schoolmates,…

The Chronicle wins Student Journalist Impact Award from Q&S, JEA

Quill and Scroll and the Journalism Education Association have named The Chronicle staff at Classical Academy High School in Escondido, California, as winner of the 2019 Student Journalist Impact Award. After the death of one of their classmates,…

The Weekly Scroll for April 5, 2019

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The Lede Mueller's investigators say Barr memo isn't quite accurate A little more than a week after U.S. Attorney General William Barr released a four-page memo purporting to summarize Special Counsel Robert Mueller's two-year investigation…

Don’t Let Layoffs Deter You from Journalism

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By Erica A. Hernandez CNN During the last two weeks of January about 1,000 jobs in media lost as the result of layoffs announced at BuzzFeed, HuffPost and Gannett — the nation's largest newspaper chain. Let that sink in for a minute. As…

The Weekly Scroll for March 29, 2019

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The Lede: Attorney General William Barr released a four-page memo over the weekend that purports to summarize the report generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller report, who led a team of more than a dozen attorneys and investigators in…

McCallum HS wins Staff Blue and Gold Award

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McCallum High School of Austin, Texas has won the 2019 Blue and Gold Award for Staff Excellence in the 2019 Quill and Scroll International Writing, Photo and Multimedia Contest. Students from five countries submitted 2,486 entries over all…

Weekly Scroll for March 15, 2019

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News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalist Caley Griebenow j The Lede FBI charges various celebrities with fraud in massive college admissions scandal It…