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KCTE honors two Morehead WP teacher-leaders

When the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English gathers in Lexington for their annual conference, two Morehead Writing Project teacher-leaders will be among those receiving annual awards. Continuity Co-Director Brandis Carlson will be honored as the KCTE Elementary Teacher of the Year. LRNG Coordinator Misty Johnson will be honored as the KCTE Administrator of the Year. The […]

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Teen and Tween Writers events a success

The Morehead Writing Project held successful Teen Writers Day Out and Tween Writers Day Out events on the campus of Morehead State University this fall. Spring events are already being planned for March. Teen writers from Bath, Fleming, Montgomery, and Rowan county high schools gathered on the campus of Morehead State University to write with […]

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MWP represents at National Writing Project Annual Meet

The Morehead Writing Project was well represented at the National Writing Project annual Meeting held Nov. 15-17 in St. Louis. Site Director Deanna Mascle and Fleming County High School teacher Brandie Trent participated in national work on the College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP) events. Bath County Middle School Assistant Principal Misty Johnson and […]

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WEKY “Everything Write In Kentucky” Conference

A Perfect Fit for Teachers, Writers, and Librarians! By Vickie Moriarity If you love anything to do with the written word, you need to be at the annual Writing Eastern Kentucky (WEKY) Conference Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.   Hosted by the the Morehead Writing Project and Coffeetree Books, the conference will take place in Breckinridge Hall […]

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MWP helps transform Bath Middle into a makerspace

The Morehead Writing Project and Bath County Middle School in Owingsville, Kentucky, received a LRNG Innovators Challenge grant this Spring and are now in the midst of transforming the school into a makerspace. MWP Site Director Deanna Mascle brought the grant opportunity to the attention of Bath County Middle leaders because she thought the school […]

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No Summer Slow-Down For MWP Teacher-Leaders

While students were enjoying their break, over 3,000 teachers were using the summer months to improve their craft.  Through the National Writing Project, (NWP), teachers across the country worked face-to-face and in online communities to share and learn new ways to teach writing, engage colleagues, and enhance their leadership. Programs serving all 50 states provided […]

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MWP Awarded Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant

The Morehead Writing Project was recently awarded a $20,000 Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant by the National Writing Project. The Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant is focused on the College, Community, and Career Writing Program (C3WP), an argument writing process proven to significantly impact student growth in writing and teacher practice. Last year, the National Writing […]

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Fall 2016 Teen Writers Day Out

Did you know that the Morehead Writing Project has been bringing teen writers to the campus of Morehead State University for a day of writing since March 2012? Brandie Trent of Fleming County High School led our Fall 2016 Teen Writers Day Out bringing teen writers from Bath, Boyd, Fleming, and Montgomery counties to campus […]

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Ten Excellent Reasons to Sign up for the Mt. Sterling Writing Retreat, April 23

It’s a Writing Retreat! What more could you ask for? You will be treated to two fantastic writing sessions from Lexington poets Chris McCurry and Carole Johnston. There will be a fabulous box lunch catered by Mt. Sterling’s own bakery Spoonful of Sugar. You will stretch your legs and embark on a Mt. Sterling Writing Walkabout […]

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(Sung to the song “12 Days of Christmas”) – During Three Weeks of June, Morehead Writing Project Gave to Me…

The Morehead Writing Project offers much more than the lyrics of this “12 Days of Christmas” parody states, and the numbers in the song are mere approximations, but I would have had to write a much longer list had I included everything you will get out of this one-of-a-kind professional development. Enjoy the parody on this Christmas Eve […]

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