The Scarlet Scroll

About us

Letter to our readers

Dear Mater Dei community,

We, the staff of The Scarlet Scroll student newspaper, will lead this publication with the school’s traditions of Honor, Glory and Love. Our work will always be truthful and accurate in order to uphold our standards of a quality newspaper. We proudly represent our school as a unified publication that is informative and unbiased. We promise to hold steadfast our right to report the truth and make the voices of our community heard.

Our mission is to serve as an open forum that showcases the diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents of the Mater Dei student body. We plan to achieve this by providing credible, impactful and engaging content that provokes conversations and upholds the First Amendment.


The Scarlet Scroll student newspaper staff

Student publications accolades

National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA)


  • The Scarlet Scroll: First Class (393 out of 500 points) recognition on annual critique
  • CROWN Yearbook: First Class (411 out of 500 points) with one mark of distinction on annual critique


  • Crimson Ink, the literary art magazine, received First Place in Design of the Year for Literary/Specialty Magazine Page/Spread

Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA)


  • The Scarlet Scroll: Gold Medalist


  • The Scarlet Scroll: Gold Medalist
  • CROWN Yearbook: Silver Medalist

Best of SNO recognition




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