NIE Calendar

NIE Calendar

2017-2018 Calendar

This calendar reflects the material Missouri Press will make available to our newspapers during the school year. Watch this website and Missouri Press News magazine for updates to this calendar. Features are available for download at the NIE FTP site, with the assigned codes.

AUGUST

Great American Eclipse, Aug. 21 – NEW! First time since 1918 that the moon’s shadow will sweep across the nation from one cost to another in a 167-mile coverage and Missouri has a great view. (eclipse)

Book Buzz & Novel Ideas – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly: buzzaug17, novelaug17)

STEM inside the Newspaper Teacher Guide – Newspaper-based classroom activities that teach the skills of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. (stemguide)

SEPTEMBER

International Literacy Day, Sept. 8  NEW! Be a hero and support literacy in Missouri and across the world.  Join MPA in celebrating literacy with suggestions on how to connect with people across the world and in the Show Me State.  (literacyday17)

News Literacy – NEW! Kick off the new school year with a five-week media literacy series to help students develop skills to recognize real versus fake news. Thanks to the St. Louis Post Dispatch for sharing this resource. (newslit)

Constitution Day, Sept. 17 – Choose one or all of these features:

Constitution IQ Quiz and Answer Key, quarter-page, half-page

The U.S. Constitution, full, half or quarter-page

Commemorating Missouri’s Constitution, half-page

We the People, 2013, 2 full pages, use one or both

(all use the same download code: constitution)

OCTOBER

National Newspaper Week, Oct. 2 – 8 – National Newspaper Week celebrates newspapers. A timeline is included. (npweek)

Famous Missouri Journalist – This series highlights 9 Missouri journalists and MPA. Use a few or all: Field, Bluford, Charles, Twain, Keeley, Pulitzer, Williams, Cronkite, Switzler, MPA. (mojournalists)

Missouri History through the Art in Our Capitol – This 7-part series highlights the rich treasures inside our State Capitol, including: introduction to the art, Indians, mining, railroads, steamboats, capitols and Civil War. (moart12)

NOVEMBER

Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11We have two features to offer for Veterans Day.

Honoring Our Veterans (veterans)

Honoring Our Flag (usflag)

DECEMBER

Bill of Rights Day, Dec. 15We have three features available for Bill of Rights Day, quarter-page and half-pages.

Celebrating the Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights A Reason to Celebrate

Our Voices Need to Be Heard

(all use the same download code: rights)

JANUARY

Reading Across Missouri 2018 ProjectDetails coming soon.

FEBRUARY

Details coming soon.

MARCH

Details coming soon.

APRIL

Details coming soon.

MAY

Details coming soon.

JUNE

Details coming soon.

JULY

Details coming soon.

AUGUST

Details coming soon.

Missouri Press has thousands of downloadable files archived for newspapers to use. All are available at no charge. For descriptions of the features, visit NIE Calendar.

MPF also offers 41 serialized stories for a minimal charge, based on circulation. For more information on our serial stories, visit NIE Serial Stories

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