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2017 Yearbook Contest Results

2017 Yearbook Contest Results

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2017 Contests, News

Thank you to our 2017 contest coordinators:Sarah Semmel: PhotographyCarrie Rapp: YearbookKrystle Hoisington: BroadcastDonald Johnson: NewsQuestions/concerns? Contact [email protected] contests sponsored by:...

2017 Photography Contest Results

2017 Photography Contest Results

April 17, 2017


Filed under 2017 Contests, News

Thank you to our 2017 contest coordinators:Sarah Semmel: PhotographyCarrie Rapp: YearbookKrystle Hoisington: BroadcastDonald Johnson: NewsQuestions/concerns? Contact [email protected] contests sponsored by:...

Bruce Schneider Memorial Leadership Scholarship

Bruce Schneider Memorial Leadership Scholarship

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, Scholarships and Grants

The Bruce Schneider Memorial Leadership Scholarship is given to one student to reward and encourage publications editors and school leaders to continue their leadership talents into college. Students do not have to pursue journalism in college to qualify. It is $2,000.Applications are due by noon (1...

Curtis Kenner Memorial Summer Camp Grants

Curtis Kenner Memorial Summer Camp Grants

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, Scholarships and Grants

This grant provides money toward summer journalism workshops for high school students. Their advisers must be active participants in jSTL. Grants up to $300 will be paid directly to the camps. This grant is only for camp registration fees and cannot be used for travel and lodging. The number of grants de...

Scholarship and grant opportunities return to jSTL members

Scholarship and grant opportunities return to jSTL members

April 2, 2017


Filed under News, Scholarships and Grants

The journalismSTL executive board is pleased to announce the return of the following scholarship and grant opportunities to jSTL member schools.All applications are due by noon on Monday, May 8.Scholarships and GrantsFunded by the journalismSTL annual conference, member dues and our sponsors.Bruce ...

Next meeting: Wednesday, April 19 at Marquette High School

Next meeting: Wednesday, April 19 at Marquette High School

April 1, 2017


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In this meeting, we'll distribute contest awards, have a brief follow-up the the March conference, discuss the executive elections and scholarship opportunities, and learn about Slack.The meeting begins at 5 pm. Please bring some food to share. RSVP here....

Join us on Slack!

Join us on Slack!

April 1, 2017


Filed under Members, News, Showcase

As some of you know, we’re moving to Slack for our team communications and moving away from monthly meetings at schools. Slack is a messaging app where we can talk, share files, and work together. It also connects with tools we already use, like Google Drive, plus 500+ other apps. We will still uti...

Executive Officer Nominations

Executive Officer Nominations

March 15, 2017


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All members are welcome to nominate qualified candidates for the executive board. President (or co-president) and Vice President are nominated and elected positions. All other positions are by appointment of the executive board.To qualify for an office, a candidate must be a teacher/adviser member in...

Six member-publications named CSPA Crown Finalists

Six member-publications named CSPA Crown Finalists

March 3, 2017


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Six journalismSTL member publications were named Crown Finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.According to the CSPA, the awards honor top student publications chosen from CSPA’s members. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. Student publishing in ...

New York Times editor to speak at spring conference

New York Times editor to speak at spring conference

January 23, 2017


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Maira Garcia is the keynote speaker for the 2017 jSTL Spring Conference. She is the digital news editor for the culture department at The New York Times. She serves as a planning editor for daily web coverage and major news events, and oversees the department’s digital workflow and its social media....