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The News School in Review

The News School in Review

The News School (TNS) or TheNewsSchool.com was founded in November 2015 by Christine Houston and DiMarkco Chandler. Since its inception, its primary purpose has been to provide a boldly inclusive training platform for youth and adults in the practice of news reporting. In early July 2016, TNS launched its first summer bootcamp journalism program with […]

Schools Do Nothing to Bullies Until Something Physical Happens

Schools Do Nothing to Bullies Until Something Physical Happens

I’d like to share something with the public. You all know that I  advocate and mentor parents and youth. So, I found out that Lake County Juvenile, the Prosecutors office and police have left the decisions up to the schools to settle bullying issues and things that kids do on video chats. As we know, […]

The News School Primarily Teaches Youth Reading, Writing, and Reporting Skills

The News School Primarily Teaches Youth Reading, Writing, and Reporting Skills

The St. Agatha NEWS School (SANS) was founded in the summer of 2016. It is primarily a journalism program for teens and young adults (ages 15-24) that takes youth and young adults from the community and teaches them reading, writing, and reporting skills that are vital to most workplaces, and increases their opportunity to secure […]

Anchorage Alaska 7.0 Earthquake Rocks City: Tsunami Warning Issued

Anchorage Alaska 7.0 Earthquake Rocks City: Tsunami Warning Issued

At approximately 11:29 AM Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, a 7.0 earthquake shook Anchorage, Alaska. According to WSLS channel 10 news, the quake rocked buildings, prompting people to run out of offices and seek shelter under office desks. The U.S Geological Survey first reported the trembler as having a magnitude of 5.7 but later upgraded it […]

The News School Announces St. Agatha’s WISE Awards

The News School Announces St. Agatha’s WISE Awards

The News School and their partners proudly present “The WISE Awards,” a citywide scholastic essay writing competition for students grades 6-8, 9-12 and College Freshmen under age 21.   The scholastic competition, founded by WISE (Writing Intelligent, Scholarly Essays), is a school-year long competition in which students within the Chicagoland area compete to advance themselves […]

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