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TFK Press Club

What’s Ahead?

September 7, 2023

Hello, Junior Journalists! TFK Press Club is back, with a new assignment each month. Are you looking forward to the school year ahead? Sometimes, reporters ask people what they think or hope will happen in the future. Surveying many people…


What's Your Angle?

August 7, 2023

When writing a story, a journalist will consider what angle to take. The angle has to do with the story’s point of view, or perspective. Picking an angle helps a writer focus on one part of a larger topic. A…


What's Your Business Story?

July 10, 2023

One topic journalists often cover is business. Business stories keep people up-to-date on important economic changes and the actions of national and international companies. These stories can help people make financial decisions, and they can help consumers make choices. Business…



What Are You Reading?

June 5, 2023

With summer on the way and time on your hands, you might be looking for something to read. Reviews are a good way to learn about new books. A well-written review gives you a brief summary but also some insight…


Who Inspires You?

May 1, 2023

In April, TIME released its list of the 100 most influential people of the year. These individuals include leaders across a variety of fields. All are working for a better future. Some 2023 honorees include author Judy Blume, athlete Mikaela…


What's Trending?

April 20, 2023

A trend is something that’s popular for a short period of time. For example, wraparound sunglasses were trendy in the 1980s. A decade later, kids begged their parents for Furbies and Tamogotchis. (Never heard of these toys? Trust us. They…


What's Your Sports Story?

April 13, 2023

As the temperatures are getting warmer, spring and summer sports seasons are starting up. A news story about sports can take many different approaches. A sports journalist might write a profile of a player. A reporter might cover the highlights…


What's Your Earth Story?

April 6, 2023

News stories about the environment can cover a wide range of topics, such as pollution, extreme weather, and endangered animals. Sometimes, they look at solutions to environmental problems. Or a journalist might write about what someone is doing to help…


Can You Explain It?

March 16, 2023

Sometimes, news stories cover specialized topics that require background knowledge the average reader might not have. For this type of story, a journalist might write an explainer article. An explainer provides what readers need to know about a complex topic.…


What's Your STEAM Story?

March 9, 2023

News stories about STEAM highlight events or discoveries in science, technology, the arts, engineering, or math. A STEAM story might describe an important scientific paper, a new novel, or an innovative construction project. Many of the most newsworthy topics today…