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Trivia Night: Tuesday, Feb. 20

Trivia Night: Tuesday, Feb. 20

December 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Do you have what it takes?Schools, gather up a table and head to Kirkwood High School for the third annual journalismSTL Trivia Night, Feb. 20. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Trivia starts at 6:30 p.m. Finish at 8:30 p.m.$100 per tableEight students per table. You provide your table’s food.Prize for the winning tablePr...

Changes in contest administration prompt delay

Changes in contest administration prompt delay

November 30, 2017


Filed under 2018 Contests, News

It's likely that you have begun to wonder when an announcement about our annual contests was coming. It's traditionally been around this time of year that the contest window opens, but that is not the case for this year.With nearly 700 entries in contests last year, we knew we wanted a system that woul...

Six member publications named CSPA Crown Finalists

Six member publications named CSPA Crown Finalists

November 29, 2017


Filed under Members, News, Showcase

The following publications were identified as Crown Finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. These publications were published during the 2016-17 academic year. The awards will be presented in March 2018 at ceremonies in New York City.  High School NewsThe Globe, Clayton High School...

Holiday gathering & white elephant gift exchange

Holiday gathering & white elephant gift exchange

November 20, 2017


Filed under Meeting, News, Showcase

Twas the weeks before finals and all through St. Louis The cold winter air was blowing right through us.Now a rhyme, you may think, might be superfluous.But just grit your teeth, and we'll get you right through this. As you read over homework, won'dring, "why can't these kids spell?"This bleak winter outlook, can anyone quell?When all of a sudden, someone let out a yell,"It's the holiday party for jSTL!"Can this be true? Is it a practical joke?Are you some sort of mad man, like Supreme Leader Snoke?No...

Awards and honors abound in Dallas for jSTL members

Awards and honors abound in Dallas for jSTL members

November 20, 2017


Filed under Members, National Conferences, News, Showcase

Congratulations to the following advisers and schools for receiving recognition during the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Dallas. Though we know that none of us do this work for the acclaim, it always feels good to be recognized for the hard work that we and our staffs do.Adviser HonorsJEA ...

Conference Feedback

Conference Feedback

October 23, 2017


Filed under Conference, News

We'd like to thank everyone who joined us in making the 2017 Fall Conference a success. If you were there, we'd love to get your feedback by filling out this brief survey....

KSDK anchor Mike Bush to speak at fall conference

KSDK anchor Mike Bush to speak at fall conference

October 2, 2017


Filed under Conference, News, Showcase

The journalismSTL executive board is excited to announce that Mike Bush, anchor at KSDK, is the keynote speaker for the 2017 fall conference.Bush likes to say that he's worked at 5 On Your Side since the Paleozoic Era, but really, he's been there since 1985. Though he's won dozens of Mid-America Emmy ...

2017 Fall Conference Registration

2017 Fall Conference Registration

September 9, 2017


Filed under Conference, News, Showcase

 The 2017 fall journalismSTL conference is Monday, Oct. 23 at the Center for Global Citizenship on the campus of Saint Louis University.Registration is $12 per person for members and $20 per person for non-members. Chaperon registration is complementary. Registration fees include lunch. More informat...

SPJ Boot Camp

September 8, 2017


Filed under News

Tammy Merrett, a frequent speaker at our annual conferences, is a board member for the St. Louis chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and wanted to pass this opportunity for your students on to our members.Come join us for a day of intense journalism training at the annual SPJ College J...