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2018 Curtis Kenner Memorial Summer Camp Grants

2018 Curtis Kenner Memorial Summer Camp Grants

February 20, 2018

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...

2018 contests now open

2018 contests now open

December 30, 2017

Current jSTL members can now enter 2018 contests. Entries are due by Thursday, Feb. 22 at 11:00 pm.Visit https://betternewspapercontest.com/jstl2018 or click the button above to access the contest portal.Members received login instructions in an email sent on Dec. 30. If you are a current member and did no...

Trivia Night: Tuesday, Feb. 20

Trivia Night: Tuesday, Feb. 20

December 13, 2017

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...

Six member publications named CSPA Crown Finalists

Six member publications named CSPA Crown Finalists

November 29, 2017

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

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

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November 20, 2017

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 ...

KSDK anchor Mike Bush to speak at fall conference

KSDK anchor Mike Bush to speak at fall conference

October 2, 2017

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

 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...

2017-2018 Membership Form

2017-2018 Membership Form

July 1, 2017

Annual membership is $45 per adviser if paid by the fall conference. After the conference, the late member registration is $55 per advisers. Only jSTL members are allowed to enter annual contests or to apply for scholarships and grants. Members also receive discounted registration rates for the fall...

Webster Groves student named Schneider recipient

Bennett Durando from Webster Groves High School is the recipient of the 2017 Bruce Schneider Memorial Leadership Scholarship. Next fall, Durando will attend the University of Missouri, Columbia, majoring in journalism - with an emphasis on sports journalism.

May 15, 2017

Bennett Durando of Webster Groves High School is the journalismSTL Bruce Schneider Memorial Leadership Scholarship recipient for 2017.Durando serves as sports editor for The ECHO newspaper and plans to carry on his sports journalism studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia in the fall. Webster G...