Quill and Scroll featured in Summer 2012 Adviser Update

  Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists was featured in an article in the Summer 2012 issue of Adviser Update, published by the Dow Jones News Fund. The article, “Add a touch of class to your…

Journalism Teen Club Founder Val Lauder Publishes Book: Preview

   Read an excerpt from The Back Page: The Personal Face of History by Val Lauder It is a pleasure to look back on what high school journalists have achieved over the years, with particular attention to a group in Chicago I knew and…

Q&A: Advisers, why do you do what you do? By Mark Newton, JEA President

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In his Fall 2012 JEA Column of Quill & Scroll magazine, Mark Newton shared his joys as a journalism adviser. He also shared those of other journalism teachers: I love watching students carry real, honest and important conversations onto…

2012 Quill and Scroll Scholarship Winners Begin College

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Eight college freshmen are beginning their journalism or communication studies this fall with 2012 Quill and Scroll scholarships. George and Ophelia Gallup Scholarship winners Beatriz Costa-Lima (Munster HS, Munster, Ind.) is attending the…

Quill and Scroll Student Members Speak Up!

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0b8EC3fLsAo[/tube] Watch some of our students tell stories about their experiences.

Quill and Scroll Students on the Road

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[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axqZrawrofw&feature=context&context=C422d3ffA[/tube] Watch Quill and Scroll students share their experiences when they take the show on the road.

Alumni Anecdotes

                  Two Quill and Scroll members share their lives since high school Literally cutting and pasting is what it took for Dolores…

Tom French Interview

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[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozHMoW6Nohs&context=C4edb964ADvjVQa1PpcFPd58cBGQJFc7ylGhibHhWb6EN_mFF84gw=[/tube] Adding narrative writing techniques will increase reader interest, as well as strengthen journalistic writing. Tom…

Connecting Your Story to the Web

By Tyson Braun The Internet is vast but can fit each of us. Our news can be precisely what we are interested in reading, and “The Office” is on when we’re ready to view it. A challenge for this made-for-consumers medium is the need to…

Burning Questions about Blogs

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David Schwartz Executive Director Iowa High School Press Association If we’re going to write a column about blogging, let’s first address a burning issue: Nobody knows, exactly, what blogging is. Or rather, everybody knows what it is,…

Attract Readers to Your Blog

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Do you know how many people are visiting your blog? Here are ways to get your blog known and increase your readership. Make your blog public In setting up your blog’s preferences, be sure your blog is checked as public. That means the…

"The Sad Story of How a Gay High School Got Derailed"

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award-winner Isaac Stanley-Becker wrote about a controversial proposal in Chicago to open a public school for gay students. The Sad Story of How a Gay High School Got Derailed Published in U-High Midway (University…