Policy

Mission Statement

The Fanscotian is a publication of the Journalism II class at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. Its goal is to educate and inform, accurately and impartially, students, staff and community members about relevant issues and events and to serve as a forum for authentic student expression.


Open Forum

The Fanscotian serves as an open forum for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood student body to express thoughts and opinions on a variety of pertinent topics. Members of The Fanscotian will build a publication that represents the voice of the SPF community.


Editorial Policy

The staff editorial represents the opinion of The Fanscotian staff. Letters to the editor and columns do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Fanscotian, its advisers, or Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.


Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor are encouraged. The Fanscotian reserves the right to contact writers or edit submissions for reasons of space and clarity. The Fanscotian will not publish any writing that is libelous, obscene, or an invasion of privacy. Anonymous letters will not be published. All letters will be published on a space-available basis.

Letters to the editor may be submitted by:

  • E-mailing fanscotian@gmail.com
  • Mailing to The Fanscotian at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School’s address: 667 Westfield Road, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
  • Delivering them to The Fanscotian in room 215, or
  • Placing them in adviser Heidi Novik’s mailbox in the main office.
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