News & Announcements

A new program from SNO to improve your website

We hear from our customers often, and one of the things we hear the most is that your want your website to get better.

While the SNO support site, training materials and videos help you improve your site year round, the request we get most often is for individual feedback. So today we are excited to roll out the SNO Site Review program. Continue Reading →

School Newspapers Online recognizes 7 schools as Distinguished Sites in program’s inaugural year

When the SNO team rolled out a new recognition program this winter, hopes were high that schools would want to submit for recognition and to get better. Yet in its first season, the SNO Distinguished Sites program exceeded expectations and made a strong impact on staffs around the country.  Continue Reading →

Strong writing makes for good story (and other lessons)

By John Vitti

What student reporters do in schools across America is the same things professional reporters do at The New York Times. Continue Reading →

For Australian student journalists, the story of a lifetime

Most student news websites are filled with the typical campus stories about musical performances, student government elections and the latest sports results. Occasionally a big news story will dominate coverage for a few days. Continue Reading →

Students at Klein Collins High School go above and beyond to become first-ever SNO Distinguished Site

At the Legacy Press, going above and beyond is the norm. So for adviser Justin Elbert, the challenge laid out by the new SNO Distinguished Sites program was just the next bar for his students to clear.  Continue Reading →

Making your SNO website pay off

When Matt Rasgorshek signed up his students’ website for the SNO Ad Network in September 2013, he said he didn’t expect to make much money but thought it would be good to get in on the ground floor. A few months later, Westside Wired was at the top. Continue Reading →

Five SNO sites named NSPA Online Pacemaker Finalists

Among the 28 finalists for the Online Pacemaker Award from the National Scholastic Press Association are five websites in the SNO network. Continue Reading →

Journalism eXchange: A New Sharing Platform for Scholastic Journalism

We are pleased to announce the launch of Journalism eXchange (, a new social network and sharing platform for journalism educators, and we want you to join today and help us start a national conversation about scholastic journalism. Continue Reading →

SNO customers make strong showing in CSPA Gold Circle Awards for Digital Media

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association has announced its Gold Circle Awards for Digital Media. The awards are offered to recognize superior work by student journalists usually as individuals but sometimes as an entire staff working online. These awards reflect entries produced between Nov. 2, 2012, through Nov. 1, 2013. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are given, they are known as the 2014 Gold Circle Awards for Digital Media. Continue Reading →

SNO announces new program to recognize online excellence

We’ve seen some incredible work created by student journalists using the SNO platform, and we want to help you brag about it.

That’s why we’re pleased to announce the launch of SNO Distinguished Sites, a program that recognizes news staffs for meeting standards in online scholastic journalism.  Continue Reading →

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