Student Journalism Rocks


PRESLM- Literary Magazine Competition

By |February 16th, 2016|

NCTE’s Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM) recognizes students, teachers, and schools for producing excellent literary magazines. The program’s mission is to encourage all schools to develop literary magazines and seek excellence in writing and school-wide participation in production. Participation in the program serves as an inducement for improving the quality of school literary […]

Video How-To: Changing your ruler units to inches in InDesign

By |February 2nd, 2016|

Check out our step by step instructions on how to change your ruler units into inches in InDesign:




Deserving Design

By |January 22nd, 2016|

Salem High School in Virginia Beach, VA has been printing with us for 8 years. This issue of “The SunDevil Times” is a 12 page newspaper.

Check out these awesome designs:


Click here to view their entire publication.

Templates for High School Newspapers

By |January 6th, 2016|

High school newspapers are hard work. We know that. If there was one gift we could give newspaper designers, it would be: MORE TIME!

Anyone who has ever been charged with the composing of a high school newspaper page knows that it can be a daunting task! You want things clean and concise and hopefully, modular! Readers […]

Newspapers – Telling your unique story

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Whether it is bad news or good news, reading a newspaper is cathartic. This post features some of the unique ways our customers have used newsprint to help tell their story! See how they created their feature story news. Look at their content for article ideas. Then go create your own newspaper.
The guys in Petoskey […]

Mini Movie #1 Featuring “Cry of the Hawk”

By |December 21st, 2015|

North Harford High School has been printing with us for 6 years. Their publication “Cry of the Hawk” is a great example of how spot color can be used to spice up a publication! Check out this video of their 4th edition coming off the press:


Video How-To: Creating bleeds

By |December 8th, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to setup your new document for bleeds:

Here are step by step instructions on how to setup your existing document for bleeds:

Video How-To: Creating a Double Page Spread in Indesign

By |December 1st, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to create a spread in InDesign:


Why every school needs a journalism program

By |November 10th, 2015|

Need help convincing your administration that a Student Journalism program is worth the time and expense? The Newspaper Association of American offers this great recource to shed some light on why scholastic journalism is so important:

Deserving Design

By |November 9th, 2015|

Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas started printing with us last school year. This issue of “Torch” is an 20 page newsmagazine.

Check out their awesome design:

Click here to view their entire publication.