Scholastic Press Releases

2016 School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year Announced

August 25, 2016

Contact:
Roger Jarman, School Library Journal, rjarman@mediasourceinc.com, 646-380-0746
Brittany Sullivan, Scholastic, bsullivan@scholastic.com, 212-343-4848

Morton Schindel, Founder of Weston Woods Studios, Dies at Age 98

August 21, 2016

New York, NY – August 21, 2016 – Morton Schindel, founder of Weston Woods Studios, the leading provider of audiovisual materials adapted from award-winning children’s books, died peacefully Saturday, August 20, 2016 at age 98. Mr. Schindel produced more than 300 motion pictures and 450 recordings that are found in school and library collections worldwide. His films have been translated into more than twenty languages.

Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 3.3 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

August 10, 2016

New York, NY (August 10, 2016) — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and Canada by Scholastic has sold more than 3.3 million copies in North America to date.

Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 2 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two in 1st Two Days

August 3, 2016

New York, NY (August 3, 2016) -- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and Canada by Scholastic, hit bookstores nationwide at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, 2016. Retailer reports estimate that Scholastic has sold more than 2 million copies in North America in the first two days of sales, unprecedented for a script book.

Scholastic Announces Contest to Discover the Next Graphix Author-Artists

July 22, 2016
Graphix Imprint to Publish Debut Children’s Graphic Novels by Contest Winners

Flash Mob of Harry Potter Fans – "Muggle Mob" – Stops Traffic at Scholastic Headquarters in New York City

July 21, 2016
Photos and Video Released from the Scholastic “Muggle Mob,” in Anticipation of the July 31st Publication of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

Scholastic Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2016 Results and Fiscal 2017 Outlook

July 21, 2016

Contact:  Scholastic Corporation

Investors: 
Gil Dickoff
(212) 343-6741
investor_relations@scholastic.com 

Media: 
Kyle Good
(212) 343-4563
kgood@scholastic.com 

Revenues and Operating Income Up Versus Prior Year Driven by Children’s Books and Education

Scholastic Corporation Announces First Quarter Dividend

July 20, 2016

New York – July 20, 2016 – Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company’s Class A and Common Stock for the first quarter of fiscal 2017.  The dividend is payable on September 15, 2016 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 31, 2016. 

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