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Backpack Journalism Begins Monday!

Are you a 7th – 12th grader looking for something to do this summer? Or, are you looking for something for your 7th – 12th grader to do this summer? Then look no further because MCM’s Summer Backpack Journalism Academy is the place to be!  The first session starts on June 17 and there are two more after that. We still have some spaces available in each session. For more information, check out our Backpack Journalism page. To register online go HERE.

In less than a week, the first session of MCM’s Backpack Journalism Academy begins and there will be brand new backpack journalists hitting the streets.  Why not be a part of it?!

Michelle Chavez, one of MCM’s Backpack Journalists, had some great comments about this program.  Take a peek at what she had to say HERE


Here are some images from previous Backpack Journalism Academies.

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Mandi Wyndham

About Mandi Wyndham

Mandi Wyndham is the Training & Volunteer Services Coordinator at MCM and instructor of the Summer Backpack Journalism Academy and Citizen Journalism.


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