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News Summer 2013

If you're interested in your student joining the Philadelphia Prime Movers Media we want to hear from you.

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    Philadelphia Prime Movers Media 7th Annual Awards Ceremony 2013

    Once again the students from 18 area high schools participated in the awards ceremony at the National Constitution Center for the Philadelphia Prime Movers Program. The 7th Annual Prime Movers Media Awards Ceremony was a collaboration between the School District of Philadelphia and Temple University's Journalism Program. For the seventh time students showcased their journalism skills cuppled with their media and technological abilities and demonstrated the 21st century skillsets that will lead to their future in the fields of communication and journalism. Our students have created multimedia projects that included podcasts, online newspapers and websites, video interviews with members of administration and staff, and newspaper that showwd true research and writing abilities.

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    DECA members win again!

    Our DECA chapter had great success again at the recent state competition in Hershey. Advisors Mrs. Kirby and Mrs. Seitchik took 50 students to the competition, and they came home with 64 medals for high scores on written tests and role plays in our division! Some students received multiple medals! Our District Representative, Preston Johns, also came home with a trophy for Job Interview. Ben Moshnyager missed a trophy by 3 points out of a total of 300 possible points so he was very disappointed. We are proud of all students who participated in the state competition. Congratulations to our 2013 GWHS state winners.

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    Prime Movers Goes to the Newseum

    The Newseum in Washington, DC is a six-level, high-tech and interactive museum tracing the history of news reporting from the 16th century to the present day. In 250,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Newseum offers visitors 15 theaters, 14 major galleries, two state-of-the-art broadcast studios and a 4-D time-travel experience. The exhibition galleries explore news history, electronic news, photojournalism, world news and how the media have covered major historical events.