Patty, the newspapers have gone email- The last time I wanted something in
the paper, I just emailed all of the info to the person who does the school
news. I have even emailed pics to them. This has worked well for me. You
have to do it in advance, and I always start with "Could you please..."
or Would it be possible- you get the gist.
Anyway, just thought I'd pass this along.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patricia Knott" <email@example.com>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 5:05 PM
Subject: [teacherartexchange] recognizing seniors
> Today I was telling my friend, who is a phys ed teacher, about one of my
> students who is getting a hefty art scholarship based on merit to a major
> art school. She said, "that should be in the papers the same way the
> football players getting scholarships to Division 1 schools is broadcast
> and boasted about."
> and I thought "wow, I've never done this." So I'm going to call the
> local paper. They may or may not respond, but I'll try.
> Our advocacy begins with our student's achievements. We can only advocate
> and fight for our programs from what each of us knows is being
> accomplished within our small communities. So many of my kids have gone on
> to great schools and great careers. I'm going to concentrate on that
> instead of glossy statements from organizations that I have little to do
> with. None of us can prove that art makes you smarter. But we can show
> that through the rigor and discipline of our programs we help to get kids
> onto a path.
> Football players last to maybe 30 years old (if they are lucky) ....
> Artists last forever.
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