Roars and Whispers was one of only ten magazines in the country honored with a GOLD Crown by Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The award was announced at Columbia University on March 16, 2018. The Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from CSPA’s members. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. More than 1,100 publications were eligible this year.
Congratulations to the three literary magazine students who are the winners of the Optimist Essay Contest!
1st Place is Michaela Francis
2nd Place is Charlotte Beck
3rd Place is Bhavana Veeravalli
Students will be honored at a banquet in April, and the first place essay moves on to regional competition. Pictured left to right: Charlotte Beck, Bhavana Veeravalli, Michaela Francis.
Six Literary Magazine students were honored with a total of eight Gold Keys at the Scholastic Regional Writing Awards on Saturday, February 8th at Spirit Square. Their work has moved on to the national writing competition in New York City! Winners will be notified in the spring.
Left to right:
Zoe Kaperonis, sophomore, Gold Key Journalism
Paige Thomas, senior, Gold Key Humor
Cayleigh Brown, junior, two Gold Keys Poetry
Michaela Francis, sophomore, Gold Key Journalism
Gayatri Chopra, junior, Gold Key Journalism
Zoe Knepp, senior, two Gold Keys Flash Fiction and Poetry
Barnes and Noble Arboretum is sponsoring a Book Fair December 15th through December 22nd. Present the voucher when you check out, and a percentage of the net sale will be donated back to Providence High School to benefit the literary magazine program. Pick up holiday gifts and something to read during the upcoming break. Be sure to tell the you are from PHS and show them this voucher!
For the fourth year in a row, and the fifth time overall, Columbia Scholastic Press Association has named Roars and Whispers a Crown Finalist.
The Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from CSPA’s members. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison.During Crown consideration, publications are judged on their excellence as shown by their design, photography, concept, coverage and writing. A total of 1,100 publications were eligible for judging.
Crown Finalists are actual winners, not nominees. Some will be announced as Gold Crowns; the rest are Silver Crowns. Final results will be announced and presented at the CSPA ceremonies in March 2017.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced the winners from its 34th Gold Circle Awards program. Gold Circle Awards are offered to recognize superior work by student journalists usually as individuals but sometimes as an entire staff working with either print or online media.This year, these categories attracted 4,166 yearbook and digital media entries, as well as 7,093 print news and magazines entries.
Roars and Whispers, Providence High's Literary Magazine, won the following awards:
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Roars and Whispers is the poetic voice of Providence High School.Whether through the strength of our roars or the softness of our whispers, we will be heard.