High school journalism: A comeback story

...grown-ups" know they have something to say, too.JDHS junior Tasha Elizarde inquired last year about joining the high school newspaper, called the J-Bird. Then she found out it no longer existed. Instead of taking it as a sign she should focus...
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...son (Skip) was best friends with John Tanaka," Chaney said. "They worked together as photographers for the school newspaper and the yearbooks, and John Tanaka had been over to the MacKinnon house developing photographs. These weren't...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...ADN's Doug O'Harra.Tkachenko and Genkin met in Moscow, where both attended school together. Both worked at the school newspaper but were disillusioned by the restrictions placed on them. It was supposed to be the era of perestroika and glasnost...
Celebrate the New Year off the beaten path

...a way to give thanks and reflect on the year. "It was a magical sight to watch the lanterns float away," the school newspaper, the Whalesong, wrote in its latest issue.The lanterns, historically used in Asia during festivals, have been...
My Turn: Valley high school would benefit many

...the chance to be the lead in the play, start on the basketball team, have the chance to be "cool" or edit the school newspaper? How many kids at JDHS are missing out now? A four-team 4A conference in Southeast would be ideal logistically...
School Calendar

...with Ms. Buck, Life Skills Rm 3-4:30 p.m. School Newspaper with Ms. Hood & Ms. McCoy, Rm B-210 3-4...with Ms. Buck, Life Skills Rm 3-4:30 p.m. School Newspaper with Ms. Hood & Ms. McCoy, Rm B-210 3-4...
From J-Bird to Jive Turkey

...Juneau-Douglas High School. Jive Turkey is the underground, online student newspaper at JDHS. The name is a pun on the school newspaper The J-Bird, Jive Turkey's more pedestrian, administration-sanctioned cousin. The first issue of Jive Turkey...
Student writes for Teen People

...attend UAS to save on tuition, she said. That was when she took her first writing class and decided to join the school newspaper, The Whalesong. She had been at the Whalesong only three semesters when she got the Teen People job. "Before...
Corpse comic finds new life on the Internet

...comics. Roberts wrote, Morrissette drew. Their first, "Agents of S.C.U.M.," appeared in the Quabbin school newspaper. "It stood for something like 'Super Cool Unified Men,' and there was this one guy in the group that was big...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the field,'' he said. Blevins, who showed a career interest by working as a photographer on the yearbook and school newspaper, said he hopes college courses will help him win a scholarship at the University of Nevada at Reno. Under the agreement...


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