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To earn the Scholastic News Badge, one must:

1.Complete online or in person Scholastic News training sessions or have prior experience using Scholastic News.

2.Provide TEN different opportunities for students to use Scholastic News ten different times in your classroom. 

3.Share presentations or data reports with

4. Post at least five “Tweets”, “Seesaw”, “Instagram” etc. messages about students using Scholastic News activities in your classroom. (If posting on Twitter use  the following:  #buzzhisd plus the hashtag for individual campus...#buzzpeavy, #buzzbonner, #buzzhms, or #buzzhhs.)

Note: Pictures and/or videos can be shared with campus or district personnal for posting on restricted access sites. Teacher requesting Badge MUST post to their class website. Items posted by campus or district media contact person DO NOT count towards badge requirements.  


Getting Started:

Check school devices that students will be using to access Scholastic News be sure they have app and/or access to site. 


Documentation for Requesting Badge: 

1. Date of each of the ten different Scholastic News opportunities.

2. Copies of documentation stating basic topics, date, and purpose of each of the 10 different Scholastic News activities.

3. Documentation about the five different Scholastic News activities posted on Twitter, instagram, seesaw, etc. 

If you have completed the required components for the Scholastic News​​ Badge, and have the above documentation, please complete the attached Badge Request Form.