Columbia Scholastic Press Association has awarded Roars and Whispers three prestigious Gold Circle Awards. Gold Circle Awards are offered to recognize superior work by student journalists working with either print or online media. These media are published in schools or colleges throughout the United States and in overseas schools following an American plan of education. Our winners are:
Ella Rasmussen, Sophomore, Third Place Poetry
Paige Thomas, Second Place Humor (graduated in June)
Zoe Knepp and Caroline Macurda (senior and graduate) for Third Place Use of Typography on One Page or Spread
Have you considered submitting to the literary magazine but worried that your pieces needed polish! Come to the writing workshop and revise your pieces. We will have spooky treats and lots of fun!
When: Tuesday, Oct. 30th at 2:20- 3:45 pm.
Where: Mrs. Hutchinson's room (208)
What to bring: Four (4) copies of your own piece of writing (prose or poetry).
Please RSVP as soon as possible, but no later than Monday, October 29th. Limited to the first 20 respondents.
The National Scholastic Press Association has named Emma Carter one of eleven finalists for the National Designer of the Year Award. This is the first year NSPA has sponsored this award, one of several Portfolio of the Year Awards that honor the top students in art, broadcast journalism, design, marketing, multimedia, photojournalism and writing. Winners will be announced at the national convention in Chicago in November.
Emma was the Design Editor for Lit Mag last year. She graduated in June and is currently attending the School of Design at NCSU.
Columbia Scholastic Press Association has named Roars and Whispers a Crown Finalist for the fourth year in a row. The Crown is the highest national award a publication can receive from CSPA and recognizes overall excellence in head-to-head competition across the nation. During Crown consideration, publications are judged on their excellence as shown by their design, photography, concept, coverage and writing. Crown Finalists are actual winners, not nominees. Some will be announced as Gold Crowns; the rest are Silver Crowns. Last year Roars and Whispers was awarded its second Gold Crown. Final results will be announced and presented at the CSPA ceremonies in March 2019.
National Scholastic Press Association announced that Roars and Whispers is once again a finalist for two Individual Awards in the Design of the Year Category: Magazine Spread Design and Magazine Cover Design. This is the second year in a row that Roars and Whispers has been a finalist in both categories. Winners will be announced at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention, Nov. 1-4, 2018 in Chicago.
Welcome to another great year! Editors were busy over the summer attending the Summer Institute at UNC Chapel Hill. Here is a list of the awards announced at the ceremony. Congrats to all our writers and artists!
Overall Magazine Awards
Congratulations to Cayleigh Brown who was recognized for her national writing award at the Governor's Mansion in Raleigh on April 16th. Next stop NYC!
Congratulations to Roars and Whispers for being awarded a Pacemaker by the National Scholastic Press Association. The oldest and most prestigious award in scholastic journalism was awarded to only six magazines at the national journalism convention in San Francisco on April 14th. This is the fourth Pacemaker Award for Roars and Whispers and the first year we have won the Pacemaker and the Gold Crown in the same year!
Congratulations to Seniors Allie Debe, Zoe Knepp and Paige Thomas for being named to the National Scholastic Press Association's Journalism Honor Roll. This achievement recognizes your student journalists for staying focused on a their academic career while balancing the rigors of being active on your media staff for two or more years. Their dedication to scholastic journalism and academic excellence has earned them this prestigious award.
Students are recognized on the website and will be listed in the Best of the High School Press when it is released this spring. http://studentpress.org/nspa/awards/2018hr/
Pictured left to right: Paige Thomas, Zoe Knepp and Allie Debe
Two literary magazine students were awarded national medals from the Scholastic Art and Writing awards.
Cayleigh Brown, junior, Gold Medal, poetry (left)
Zoe Kaperonis, sophomore, Silver Medal, journalism
As a Gold Medalist, Cayleigh will be honored at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 7, 2018. Cayleigh is also one of only 35 students invited to apply for the National Students Poets Program.
Nearly 350,000 works of art and writing were submitted by students in grades 7–12 this year. Receiving a National Medal places these students within the top 1% of all submissions!Since 1923, the Awards have recognized creative teenagers from across the country. By receiving a Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Medal, your students join a legacy of celebrated authors and artists including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, and the renowned author and illustrator who will receive our Alumni Achievement Award this year, Marc Brown.
All PHS students are encouraged to submit art and photography.
All PHS students are encouraged to submit writing.
Pre-order a copy of the 2021 edition of Roars and Whispers below. Publication package includes literary magazine and personalized yearbook. Search Providence High and click on YB.
If you would like to become a patron and support the arts community at Providence, please complete the form and return with payment to PHS. Additional information available in this letter. You can also donate online at bit.ly/phspatrons.
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.