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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.

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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

2014 NSPA Design of the Year Finalists
The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce finalists for the Design of the Year competition, which honors visual excellence in six categories: Illustration, Infographic, Newspaper Page One, Newsmagazine Cover, Newspaper Page/Spread and Yearbook Page/Spread.   The finalists are: … Continue reading

2014 NSPA Cartooning Award Finalists
The National Press Scholastic Association announces the finalists for its annual Cartooning Awards. ​The contest consists of two categories: Editorial Cartoon and Comic Strip. Entries were judged based on reader impact, community importance, artistic quality, originality and clarity of message​. … Continue reading

2014 NSPA Story of the Year Finalists
The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce Story of the Year finalists. They are as follows: News Story Skyler Blume, Thomas Oide The Hub, Davis Sr. HS, Davis, Calif. Garrett Kaighn The Octagon, Sacramento Country Day School, Sacramento, … Continue reading

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2014–15 Calendar

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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Student Media Sourcebook

atsignbkgThe Sourcebook is NSPA's directory of links to more than 200 student media resources.

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.

It's the Law

cmpbkgSince 1994, Mike Hiestand of the Student Press Law Center has contributed regular columns on student press legal and ethical issues. Read them here.

About NSPA

In 1921, NSPA began helping students and teachers improve their publications. Today that goal remains #1. For more information, visit the About Us page or the NSPA FAQ.

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NSPA's exhibitors, advertisers and sponsors help make many of our activities possible. For information about how NSPA and ACP can help get your message out to the high school and college press, visit our sponsor page.