Scholastic Press Releases

Scholastic Announces Date for 4th Quarter, Full Year 2008 Earnings Release and Teleconference

NEW YORK — July 17, 2008 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2008 earnings release:

• Earnings Release: Thursday, July 24, 2008 at about 7:00 AM (Eastern) by public distribution and on the Company's website at www.scholastic.com.

DreamWorks Studios Acquires Rights to Upcoming Scholastic Series "The 39 Clues"

Los Angeles, CA — June 25, 2008 — DreamWorks Studios has acquired the movie rights from Scholastic Media to the multi-platform adventure series, The 39 Clues, it was announced today by Stacey Snider, Co-Chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios and Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic Media.

Forte will produce and Steven Spielberg is eyeing to direct.

Turtle Pond Publications, Scholastic, Wildlife Direct to Raise Awareness of Endangered Mountain Gorillas

 
New Children's Book Looking for Miza: The True Story of the Mountain Gorilla Family Who Rescued One of Their Own in Bookstores in September

New York , NY — June 23, 2008 — Turtle Pond Publications and Scholastic, in partnership with Dr. Richard Leakey’s Wildlife Direct, the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), today announced an integrated campaign to raise awareness about, and empower children to help save, Africa’s endangered mountain gorillas.

Worldwide Hunt for The 39 Clues Begins on September 9, 2008

 NEW YORK, NY — May 23, 2008 — Scholastic begins the hunt for The 39 Clues™, an interactive multi-media adventure series, on September 9, 2008. The first book, The Maze of Bones, written by #1 New York Times best-selling author Rick Riordan, is scheduled for simultaneous publication in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. The official 39 Clues online game will also launch worldwide on September 9, 2008, on www.the39clues.com.

Parents and Children Play and Learn Together at New Early Childhood Site on Scholastic.com

Parent Activity Center (P.A.C.) is Home to Clifford The Big Red Dog®, Magic School Bus®, I SPY®, WordGirl!® and Other Popular Children’s Characters

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” Special Anniversary Edition to Be Released on September 23, 2008 by Scholastic

Book Features Special Material by J.K. Rowling And New Art by Mary Grandpré

New York, NY (May 20, 2008)Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally best-selling series, will be released in a special anniversary edition on September 23, 2008. The book, published by Scholastic, will feature exclusive bonus material from J.K. Rowling as well as new cover art and a four-color frontispiece by Mary Grandpré.

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