Upcoming NSPA Events

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

Eay to get to, easy to get around, with scenery that's easy on the eyes ... That's Denver. A bustling downtown highlighted by a vibrant media scene, a dynamic arts culture and a progressive attitude, Denver will inspire you to add another chapter to your journalism story.

Room rates: $169/night double or king, plus 14.85 percent tax

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NSPA, MHSPA and ACP new staff announced
Dear members, partners and all interested parties, I am proud to announce the addition of staff and consultants who will help ensure that membership needs are met as technology and new business models continue to reshape journalism. Three of the … Continue reading

2014 NSPA Best of Show – Fall National High School Journalism Convention
The following were awarded NSPA Best of Show at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Washington, D.C. on Saturday evening.   Newspaper Special Edition 1. Arapahoe Herald, Arapahoe HS, Centennial, Colo. 2. Knight Errant, Benilde-St. Margaret’s School, … Continue reading

NSPA Pacemaker and Individual Award winners announced at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention
The National Scholastic Press Association announced the winners of the Pacemaker and and Individual Awards on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention. Click the links below to view winners in each category. PACEMAKERS 2014 … Continue reading

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

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2014–15 Calendar

Jan. 15, 2015
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Magazine Pacemaker - Deadline

Feb. 28, 2015
Journalism Honor Roll - Deadline

Feb. 28, 2015
Wikoff Scholarship for Editorial Leadership - Deadline

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

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Student Media Sourcebook

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Best of the High School Press

trophybkgAn online collection showcasing some of the best work in student media by our members, including winners of NSPA's contests. More contest winners and galleries here.

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