By Connor Walsh and Ben Rickmond
Do you like reading the newspaper? Do you realize that the head of newspaper club at WES is a professional journalist? Ben Rickmond and Connor Walsh had the opportunity to interview the head of newspaper club, or as we know her, Mrs. Morrison.
Here are some fun facts that we learned about Mrs. Morrison:
Q: Did you work for the newspaper, if so, which one?
A: Yes, first the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey and then a paper called Electronic News.
Q: What did you write about in the newspaper?
A: Politics, School Board and Spotlight interviews, and then about technology.
Q: How long did you work for the newspaper?
A: 10 years all together.
Q: What is the hardest part of your job?
A: Completing a story in a certain time, the time it is due is called the deadline.
Q: What was the most fun story that you wrote?
A: A story on computer chips in Switzerland.
Q: Why did you want to start the newspaper club at WES?
A: Because of both her love for writing and her 3rd grade daughter Danby’s love for writing.
Q: What is your favorite part of newspaper club?
A: Seeing the kids.
Q: Did you go to WES?
A: No, but her father in law graduated from Radnor High School and her grandmother graduated from Lower Merion High School.
We are thankful for Mrs. Morrison starting the newspaper club at WES. It was fun to interview adults and learn more about the community. Because of Newspaper Club and Mrs. Morrison, we made lots of new friends and all of the club members are becoming stronger writers. Thank you Mrs. Morrison!