The Paw Print - Guidelines for Submission

PawSend all submissions to Gayle Clary, editor of the newsletter, at Submissions for each issue will be selected based on the relevance of the topic as well as space availability.  Content may be edited for clarity and grammatical precision.

General Guidelines

The submission deadline for each issue is the 25th of each month, except January when the deadline is one week after the beginning of the semester. The Paw Print is published monthly, September through May.

Submissions may be anywhere from 75 – 150 words long. Occasionally, longer submissions may be accepted.  

Photos may be submitted with your articles; be sure the photos are clear and relevant. Photos should be submitted electronically, either as a .JPEG or .GIF file, and may not be submitted as an image inserted into a Word document. 

Articles should be related to health & healthcare, the College, College events, programs, academics, and local news that affects the JCHS community. 

Ads and Announcements:
All Ads and Announcements should contain within 20-50 words and may be accompanied by a photo, if applicable. If you have an ad you would like to run every issue, please re-submit it for each issue.

Submitting Student Spotlight Nominations

All nominations for the Student Spotlight must be sent to the newsletter editor by the same deadline of the 25th of the month.

Any student, faculty or staff member may nominate a JCHS student for the Student Spotlight. Limit one nomination per person.

To nominate a studentyou must submit the name of the student you are nominating along with a few sentences describing the principal reasons why he/she deserves the spotlight (see the criteria below). If your nomination is chosen and if the student accepts the nomination, you will be contacted to write a 150-word (approx.) article describing the student’s achievements and providing examples for why he/she deserves the spotlight. 

The students nominated will be judged based on meeting or exceeding three criteria:

1.       The student exemplifies the JCHS Mission Statement,

2.       The student is involved in the JCHS community

3.       The student is involved in the community outside of JCHS