The Young Journalist Expands to 14 Elementary Schools with an Enrollment of Over 120 Students.

The Young Journalist (TYJ) is a free high-quality after-school academic enrichment program offered by the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC), FL. to third, fourth and fifth graders in the SDIRC’s “Extended Day” Program.  The Program is also conducted at Imagine South Vero and Fairlawn Magnet, Ft Pierce, St. Lucie County. As TYJ enters the … Continue reading The Young Journalist Expands to 14 Elementary Schools with an Enrollment of Over 120 Students.

Wireless Technology Not Adequately Assessed for Hazards to Human Health and Environment

TUCSON, AZ – October 18, 2022 – The International Commission on the Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (ICBE-EMF) is challenging the safety of current wireless exposure limits to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) and is calling for an independent evaluation.  Published today in the journal Environmental Health, “Scientific evidence invalidates health assumptions underlying the FCC and ICNIRP exposure limit … Continue reading Wireless Technology Not Adequately Assessed for Hazards to Human Health and Environment

Classroom Library Forms. Indian River County, FL.

On October 29, 2022; updated October 30, 2022, Thomas Kenny, Citizen Reporter for Indian River News, wrote “In an August 4th email obtained by Indian River News, from Indian River County Education Association (IRCEA) President, Jennifer Freeland, to the union membership, Freeland directed teachers, ‘IRCEA is recommending that teachers NOT fill out or submit any forms … Continue reading Classroom Library Forms. Indian River County, FL.

Banning Books, but Overlooking Video Games?

"Parents need to understand how intricately linked the gaming industry and pornography industry are," Marriage and Family Therapist Dr. Jill Manning told Internet Security 101. "More and more games have pornography embedded in them. If kids play online, that is a pornographer's heyday for marketing, grooming, and hooking young consumers. Today’s generation of young people … Continue reading Banning Books, but Overlooking Video Games?

Expository Writing in Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade.

Rosewood Elementary, Vero Beach, Florida The Young Journalist Program is a free offering of the School District of Indian River County "Extended Day" program. The mission of The Young Journalist is to nurture intellectual curiosity by mentoring third, fourth and fifth graders in the publication of their very own "scholarly articles." It is to have … Continue reading Expository Writing in Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade.

The Young Journalist Receives $ 55,000 in Grants.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sherry Corey: sherry@loco8.org http://www.theyoungjournalist.com THREE 2022 GRANTS TOTALING $ 55,000 SUPPORT THE YOUNG JOURNALIST, PROVIDING for SUSTAINABILITY and GROWTH June 28, 2022…Indian River County (IRC), FL…The Young Journalist (TYJ) Program recently received (3) grants from (3) different Charitable Organizations, including (2) from outside Florida. These generous Grants enable TYJ to further expand its Program mentoring … Continue reading The Young Journalist Receives $ 55,000 in Grants.

Without Parental Consent, Florida Minors 13 Years or Older May Seek Out and Receive Mental Health Services

The MHA's mission is to provide immediate access with no barriers to mental health care. "It's Okay to Get Help!" The 2021 Florida StatutesTitle XXIXPUBLIC HEALTH Chapter 394 MENTAL HEALTH View Entire Chapter 394.4784 Minors; access to outpatient crisis intervention services and treatment.—For the purposes of this section, the disability of nonage is removed for any … Continue reading Without Parental Consent, Florida Minors 13 Years or Older May Seek Out and Receive Mental Health Services

A Moms for Liberty Mental Health Conundrum: School District of Indian River County, FL.

We're a Worthless News Source Over the last few weeks it has been interesting to read the comments on our website after we published our June 4 article on “Jennifer Pippin: She Spews Hate.”  As well as our other article on May 21 questioning if a school board member disregarded a C.L.I.M.A.T.E task force committee recommendation … Continue reading A Moms for Liberty Mental Health Conundrum: School District of Indian River County, FL.

OP ED: Hopes and Prayers

By Bill Britton Abstracted from The Guardian: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) was attending a vigil for the victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting when he was grilled by Sky News reporter Mark Stone about overhauling gun laws in the U.S. The senator began by dismissing calls for reform by saying “It’s easy to go … Continue reading OP ED: Hopes and Prayers

DID ITS’ LOBBIESTS MISLEAD INDIAN RIVER COUNTY REGARDING SHORT-TERM RENTALS?

Route A1A, Indian River County, FL THE ISSUE: It’s one thing to occasionally have a rowdy crew in the Airbnb next door, but it’s something else when a constant stream of strangers ruins your neighborhood.  THE LOBBIESTS: Anfield Consulting of Tallahassee is Indian River County’s (IRC) lobbying firm, specifically, Edgar Fernandez, who’s profile reads “he has been working in … Continue reading DID ITS’ LOBBIESTS MISLEAD INDIAN RIVER COUNTY REGARDING SHORT-TERM RENTALS?