Journalism Center

School Newspaper Article and Story Ideas

Since we specialize in printing personalized newspapers, we have a good idea of what schools like to write about.

Types of Articles for School Newspapers

There are many types of articles that can be written for a School Newspaper. Find out the diverse range of articles you can write!

How to Write a News Article

News articles are designed to relate the news. The article is written to inform readers. It is factual, meant to present information in a quick, digestible form.

How to Write an Opinion Piece

There are several types of opinion pieces you can write for your school newspaper. Learn what they are and the best practices to writing them.

How to Write a Feature Story

A feature story is usually the longest article in your newspaper, above 1000 words. Typically, you only want to have one of them per issue. It is a blend of a news article with a bit of interpretation of the facts without giving an opinion as to what the solution should be.

How to Write a Review Article

There are many reasons why you would want to include such articles in your newspaper. You can write about student related services, the relevancy of certain text books, the food in the cafeteria, a movie students might want to watch, and so on.

How to Write a Promotional Article

The main purpose of a promotional article is to sway people to become involved in some way with an activity or event.

Writing a How-to Article

How-to articles are some of the easiest writing you can do—assuming you know what you are talking about.

School Journalism in the Age of Instant Information

How school journalism is still relevant in an age of instant information.

Journalism and a School Newspaper Club

A newspaper club can aid your students in learning print journalism and photojournalism.

School Newspaper Rules of Responsible Journalism

Rules and guidelines for responsible journalism. Avoid the dangers of bad journalism practices.

A Newspaper Classroom Assignment – For Students

Your teacher has assigned you to create a newspaper. We can help.