Liberty Magnet Young Journalists, Indian River County, FL Publish Scholarly Articles.

Seven young fourth and fifth grade Young Journalists at Liberty Magnet Elementary School in Vero Beach have published a 20 page magazine of their scholarly articles.   In addition to learning a journalism curricula, the research and writing of their articles were developed over a two-month period; meeting twice a week for one hour each … Continue reading Liberty Magnet Young Journalists, Indian River County, FL Publish Scholarly Articles.

Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation Publishes 40 Page Digest of Summer Camp Student’s Creative Writings.

  During the summer of 2019, the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation expanded its outreach in Indian River County, FL. by sponsoring four week long “Creative Writing” camps, which were held from 9 am – 12 pm at their site on 14th Avenue in Vero Beach, FL. The student's writings create a marvelous Digest of each … Continue reading Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation Publishes 40 Page Digest of Summer Camp Student’s Creative Writings.

We are Advocating for an LGBTQ+ “Safe Space” on the Treasure Coast, FL and in Schools of the District of Indian River County, FL.

Two teachers from the Sebastian River Middle School, Sebastian Florida recently said that in last two years things have changed dramatically.  “I sometimes can’t tell a boy from a girl and sometimes when I address a boy or girl he/she says his/her name is now a different boy or girl’s name.” LGBTQ+ depression is a … Continue reading We are Advocating for an LGBTQ+ “Safe Space” on the Treasure Coast, FL and in Schools of the District of Indian River County, FL.

National Press Club Calls on Authorities to Investigate Murder of Mexican Journalist.

June 14, 2019 | By Jim Kuhnhenn | jkuhnhenn@press.org The National Press Club and its Journalism Institute condemn the murder of Mexican journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza and call on Mexican authorities to immediately and thoroughly investigate this cowardly assassination. She is the sixth journalist killed in Mexico this year.   Sarabia, who covered crime and … Continue reading National Press Club Calls on Authorities to Investigate Murder of Mexican Journalist.

Arkansas Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Journalism Class Requirement in Public Schools.

Reported by Marine Glisovic / KATV / Tuesday, January 22nd 2019 Last year Arkansas lawmakers voted to remove a requirement that Arkansas public schools were required to offer journalism classes as an elective, calling it a mandate. Arkansas State Rep. Julie Mayberry, R-Hensley has filed legislation requiring all Arkansas public schools to offer journalism as an elective. It's … Continue reading Arkansas Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Journalism Class Requirement in Public Schools.

Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

January 27, 2019 | By Joe Motheral | joegm35@aol.com A past member of the National Press Club, Russell Baker, 93, passed away on January 21 at his home in Leesburg, VA, attended by close family members. Baker grew up in Loudoun County. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University he began his career as a journalist. … Continue reading Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

Dragons

Creative Fiction by K. L. Cogar, a member of the Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL "Young Authors Club."  Miss Cogar is in fourth grade.  The Young Authors Club has published its' December Magazine, available at the Vero Beach Book Center. Once upon a time a beautiful dragon lived in a wonderful cave in the side of … Continue reading Dragons