Upcoming NSPA Events

JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention
Nov. 6–9
Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, D.C.

From communications and culture to politics and pride you’ll be surrounded with possibilities. In Washington, D.C., it’s hard to separate learning from fun. Whether you stroll the Mall, tour the White House, stop in to visit your senator or hit a different museum every day, history and heritage surround you. Convention details here.

Online registration now open.

New at NSPA

Two distinguished scholastic journalism leaders named to the NSPA-ACP Board of Directors
Jeanne Acton of Texas, journalism director of the University Interscholastic League, and Laurie Hansen of Minnesota, a 25-year adviser and leading voice among Minnesota high school journalism educators, joined the National Scholastic Press Association-Associated Collegiate Press Board of Directors this … Continue reading

NSPA joins call for school administration groups to condemn actions taken against Neshaminy (Pa.) journalism students and adviser
To view a PDF of the letter: http://spj.org/pdf/letter-to-school-associations-about-neshaminy-redskins-censorship-10-6-14.pdf

2014 NSPA Pioneer Award Recipients
Six educators who have championed scholastic journalism through years of service have been selected to receive the National Scholastic Press Association’s Pioneer Award. The Pioneer is NSPA’s top honor to journalism educators. Pioneers are individuals who make substantial contributions to high … Continue reading

2014 NSPA Picture of the Year Finalists
The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce Picture of the Year finalists. They are as follows:   Junior High/Middle School Liz Yount The Spectrum, Harvard-Westlake MS, Los Angeles Marissa Herrington Imprints, Mesa MS, Castle Rock, Colo. Aiden Warner … Continue reading

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Sept. 8, 2014
Best of the High School Press - Deadline

Nov. 6–9, 2014
JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention - Washington, D.C.

April 16–19, 2015
JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention - Denver

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