Category: News

This is the online portal for the English and Journalism classes taught by Mr. Vogts. All postings to this blog category are primarily for educational purposes in an active learning environment. Also, though, it will contain posts about adventures in the magical land of high school education (journalism, English, et al), as well as other random bits of wisdom and resources. It was created for the students and visitors, so everyone is welcome to view and enjoy it for what it is!

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year

Today marks the start of another year of educating students at Sterling High School. It will be my 6th year here, and my 8th year overall. I’m excited. I had the opportunity to meet a few students during today’s new

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Yearbook Land: Where does the closing go?

As you know, I am a high school journalism teacher. My students produce a monthly magazine and a yearbook. We recently completed our 2017 yearbook. We went with a chronological design in which we grouped everything by season (fall, winter,

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Lindsay Gilmore brings home State Journalism honors

LAWRENCE — Senior Lindsay Gilmore capped off her high school journalism career Saturday by receiving an Honorable Mention in News Writing in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association State Journalism Contest, which took place at the University of Kansas. Earning this

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2016-17 Cub Reporter earns All-Kansas distinction

Each year the Sterling High School journalism staff submits its yearbook and magazine to contests hosted by the Kansas Scholastic Press Association in hopes of earning top honors. On Tuesday, the All-Kansas News Publication Awards, which are the top newspaper

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Vogts re-elected to KSPA Board for 3rd term

Todd Vogts, of Sterling High School, has been re-elected to the Kansas Scholastic Press Association Board of Directors serving as the Area 1 Representative. This area used to be Area 5 prior to a redrawing of the membership map. It

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2017-18 Student Publications staff announced

Updated at 11:27 a.m., April 19, 2017 The Sterling High School Student Publications Department will once again be offering multiple products for the 2017-18 school year. These products include The Cub yearbook and the monthly, student-produced newsmagazine, which is called

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Sterling student journos qualify for 2017 State competition

Several members of the Sterling Student Publications punched their tickets to the State Journalism Contest on May 6 in Lawrence on the campus of the University of Kansas. This came after competing in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association Regional Contest,

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Black Bears take 2nd place at 3A State Journalism

LAWRENCE — For the second year in a row, Sterling High School journalism students took 2nd Place at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association State Journalism Contest, which took place Saturday at the University of Kansas. To earn the 2nd Place

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2016-17 Student Publications staff announced

The Sterling High School Student Publications Department will once again be offering multiple products for the 2016-17 school year. In addition to having The Cub yearbook, the group will continue with its monthly, student-produced newsmagazine, which is called The Cub

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All Sterling student journos qualify for state competition

Members of the Sterling Student Publications, which includes the Cub Yearbook and The Cub Reporter Magazine, accomplished something pretty impressive recently. Every student involved in journalism at Sterling High School qualified for to the Kansas Scholastic Press Association State Journalism

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