Parkland HS students help to revive historic newspaper
Four Parkland High School students volunteered their time during the second week of fall intersession at a camp to revive the historic “The Good Neighbor Interpreter” newspaper.
The students met at the McCall Neighborhood Center to interview and photograph community leaders, write and edit stories and assist in the design of this special edition. The camp was led by Parkland High School yearbook instructor June C. Straight. Students from El Paso area school districts also attended the camp. The Parkland High School students who participated were Nicholas Saenz, Daejah Mayhew, Emilio Escarcega, and Loryam Soto Aguilar.
The project was part of the City’s 150th birthday celebration and was organized by The El Paso Museum of History, The McCall Neighborhood Center, Chase Bank, and Borderzine.
At the end of the week, the paper was printed and will be distributed for free at the McCall Neighborhood Center and El Paso Museum of History. Camp sponsors hosted a reception on October 24 for the participants where the newspaper was unveiled.