The Coronado Crest is a student publication written, edited and composed by the newspaper staff of Coronado High School, 4910 29th Drive., Lubbock, Texas 79410.
The Crest is researched, designed, and written in order to serve both Coronado High School and the Lubbock community. The Crest strives to provide a forum for staff reporters, parents, faculty members, and students to exchange ideas of interest and concern for the Coronado community. The staff of The Crest strives to educate, inform, and entertain our audience through written and researched news articles, photo galleries, videos, editorials and feature stories. The print edition is published four times per school year, and the online edition is updated daily. To comment on either edition or to suggest story ideas, readers may contact The Crest directly at [email protected] or contact the newsroom at 806-239-1131.
The Crest is a member of the Interscholastic Press Conference (ILPC), the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) and staff members who meet the qualifications are members of Quill and Scroll International Honor Society for High School Journalists. The Crest also subscribes to The National High School Ad Network, the McClatchy-Tribune News Wire Service and gets technical support from www.schoolnewspapersonline.com . The staff also competes in annual competitions with ILPC, NSPA and University Interscholastic League.
The Crest welcomes signed letters to the editor mailed to the school address. The right to edit the letters will be reserved based upon content and length. Letters should address issues of concern to audience members. Readers may also comment on the content through the comment tool attached to all stories in the online edition.
The staff reserves the right to accept or reject advertisements. Advertisements that will not be accepted are those with illegal or obscene products, wills, prophecies and libelous statements. Print advertisements are sold per issue or at reduced contract rates for multiple issues. Online advertising will be sold on a monthly basis with discounts applied for multiple months or combination with print advertising.
Since The Crest is a member of the news media, it is guaranteed freedom of the press under the first and fourteenth amendments of the constitution. As a scholastic publication, it is under the jurisdiction of the Hazelwood Decision.