How to Use Patch This School Year

Five things principals, educators, PFC members, and parents in Dublin need to know.

The school year is just about to get underway and Dublin Patch will be there to cover all the big news.

But we can’t do it without your help.

To make sure you get the most out of Patch this school year, we invite you to get active in the news-gathering process. There are five things you can do to make sure your school and its students get all the coverage they deserve from Patch:

1. Let us know about big events and accomplishments — If you have a school-related story idea you’d like us to cover, let us know about it! Send us a news tip with details and who we should contact for more information about the story idea. Email autumn.johnson@patch.com.

2. Add your event listings — Have an upcoming band performance? Is your school hosting an open house? Just add the news to our Events calendar. We invite you to add calendar events for your school, its extracurricular activities, clubs, PTA and more.

3. Post your announcements — Want to let us know about a student, school or teacher accomplishment? Let everyone hear the news by posting your own announcements and photos. You can share your free announcement link on our site in your school emails, newsletters and on Facebook.

4. Add your photos to our galleries – Throughout the school year we’ll be out gathering lots of photos of students and their activities. Be sure to add your own photos to our e.

5. Sign up for the newsletter and follow us on Facebook — Want to find out what’s happening in area schools? Keep up with Patch every morning by signing up for our newsletter. We’ll mail you the top headlines every morning. Don't forget to "like" us on Facebook.

You can also become a blogger and share your school's news directly with Patch readers on a regular basis.




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