High School View Wins Top Honors
The High School View won the highest achievement award in scholastic editing and publishing (Class III), according to a press release from faculty advisor and English department chairman Dan Sharkovitz.
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Journalism Teacher Makes Headlines
Olivia Hull

There’s a rising star among the new faculty members at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

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High School View Newspaper Earns First Place Awards

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student newspaper, the High School View, has earned first place in the Scholastic Journalism Awards in the All-New England region for two consecutive years.

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The Future of Journalism Is Bright in Light of the Past
John H. Kennedy

Daily newspapers shuttered. Radio and TV networks swimming in red ink. Reporters and editors enduring widespread buyouts and layoffs.

This was the landscape of the news business that Boston University professor Christopher B. Daly confronted as he began researching the history of American journalism about eight years ago. It occurred to him that he just might end up having to write the obituary of American journalism.

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Journalist Mara Liasson Revels in Extraordinary 2008 Election
Sam Bungey

It jumps out at you. In paragraph thirteen of an article written by Mara Liasson in July 1976, then a Vineyard Gazette intern: “Right now in the up-Island swamps the bushes are covered with heavy clusters of cream-colored flowers and purple berries.”

Of course, by the time an elderberry bush bears berries, its flowers tend to be long gone.

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Island Students Earn Journalism Awards

Student journalists at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School won 10 major scholastic journalism awards at the annual New England Scholastic Press Association conference held recently at Boston University. The 10 journalism awards tied a school record for most awards earned during one school year.

The association program offers awards for excellence in scholastic writing, editing, and publishing, and is open to all New England secondary schools.

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Vineyard High School Wins Student Journalism Awards

The student newspaper of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, the High School View, has for the sixth consecutive year earned a highest achievement award in scholastic editing and publishing from the New England Scholastic Press Association. The award was one of nine accolades that coeditor in chief and senior Kira Shipway accepted on behalf of the student staff at the annual conference held May 6 at Boston University.

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Regional High School Paper Wins Top Award

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student newspaper won top honors last weekend in the New England Scholastic Press Association’s scholastic journalism competition.

For the third time in six years, The High School View finished in first place in the All-New England category (Division III) in the press association’s annual competition.

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