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Publication Policy

The staff of The Chancellor uphold the following policy in regards to the publication
of the student newspaper. When tragedy or crisis occurs, it will be the decision of the staff whether or not to
cover the topic.
Pictures are chosen by the staff on grounds of availability and quality.
Letters to the staff must include, but are not limited to: corrections, suggestions, and personal opinions. Letters must be submitted in type, less than ISO words addressed to the editor and be submitted no later than two weeks before the next publication.
All staff members reserve the right to report any and all subjects that meet the elements of news.
The Chancellor, being a newspaper wholly written and produced by students, reserves the right to determine the content of the publication. Suggestions are accepted, but it is up to the discretion of the staff to determine if coverage is necessary.
TI1e publication follows the guideline directed by the Kansas Student Publication Act (1992) which, in short, states that: A) content will not be censored only because it contains political or controversial topics, B) review of material is permitted to assure the articles are consistent with high standards of English and journalism, C) libelous, slanderous, obscene or matter that promotes illegal conduct is not protected, D) students are responsible for
determining the content of the publication while publications advisors and other certified employees are responsible for teaching responsible expression and high standards of English and journalism, E) no student publication by students shall be deemed an expression of school policy nor can the employees be held responsible in any civil or criminal action. The staff recognizes its responsibility to reflect the mission of Thomas More Prep-Marian, a diocesan Catholic high school, to serve the interest and needs of the school community to provide fair, objective and accurate news, and commentary.
The Student News Site of Thomas More Prep Marian Jr/Sr High School
About The Chancellor