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Join one of the best professional development networks: The National Writing Project 5 Reasons You Should Accept My Invitation to Join NWP The 2018 Morehead Writing Project Online Summer Institute will be held during Morehead State  University’s Summer II (July 2-27). The Online Summer Institute will offer a choice of three or six graduate credit hours from Morehead […]

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Spring Writing Retreat Rescheduled for April 28

The Morehead Writing Project has rescheduled our 2018 Spring Writing Retreat for Saturday, April 28, at the Kentucky Folk Art Center. The event was originally scheduled for March 26 but weather concerns forced us to cancel that event. We have rescheduled the event and reopened registration as well. Finding Your Folk Join us for a Folk […]

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MSU Education Students to help Bath County Middle School Students Develop Genius Hour Projects

Morehead State University students enrolled in the required education class, Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas, will help students at Bath County Middle School develop pitches for their Genius Hour projects. The students are each developing projects as part of the LRNG Innovators Challenge grant awarded to Bath County Middle School and the Morehead Writing […]

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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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Bath County Middle to hold Why Learn? Summit

With support from the National Writing Project, John Legend’s Show Me Campaign, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and Collective Shift (lrng.org), the LRNG Innovators Challenge grant has allowed Bath County Middle School to host our first Why Learn? Summit for 6th through 8th graders! The event will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. […]

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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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