Montana Journalism Education Association

Enjoy the UM J-Day

Beth Britton

March 8, 2018

The University of Montana's High School Journalism Day is set for March 22. The day will include classes and the awards ceremony -- as well as the chance to explore the UM campus a bit. I am sorry to be missing it this year....

The midway point

January 1, 2018

Well, about 160 pages of the 292-page book are done, and now that semester #1 finals are just two weeks away, I can see that the yearbook staff is well on its way to finding success with this 2018 book. Honestly, it makes me tired...

The downward slope

The downward slope

April 3, 2017

With the new year comes a renewed sense of purpose

January 2, 2017

I have always hated the idea of making New Year's resolutions. I figure that if there is a change needed, one should just do his or her best to make it happen -- no matter the date on the calendar. However, I will admit that this...

MEA offers chance to connect

October 26, 2016

It was really nice getting to Helena for the day last week. The MEA annual workshops always offer something I am looking for, and I was happy to meet some journalism advisers from towns including Sidney, Fort Benton, Froid and...

Missing the days of camaraderie and fellowship

Beth Britton, C. M. Russell High School

October 2, 2016

Oh, how I miss the days when I taught freshman and senior English, those days when I got together daily or even just weekly with the other professionals in my building and district who taught the same subjects and could relate...

New beginnings bring stress, excitement

Beth Britton

August 29, 2016

Each year at this time my feelings and emotions are a mixture of excitement, stress and worry. When I think of all that I do throughout the year for yearbook, newspaper, intro to journalism classes, online and the myriad of Homecoming...

Sentinel HS’s Jenn Keintz shares STEM Journalism project

April 22, 2016

Jennifer Keintz of Sentinel High School in Missoula has shared her web site for her STEM/Journalism project. I know this has taken much work -- blood, sweat and tears -- on her part, and I encourage everyone to take a look at...

A successful gathering

Beth Britton

April 15, 2016

Looking back on UM J-Day yesterday, I am thankful that I was able to spend even a little time with other advisers from throughout the state. So often I feel isolated in this profession because no one else in the building -- or...

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