By John Vitti
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.
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.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Journalism eXchange (journalismexchange.com), 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.
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.
We’ve seen some incredible work created by student journalists using the SNO platform, and we want to help you brag about it.
Kirkwood High School went on lockdown for an hour on Jan. 16 after the school’s principal announced there was a suspicious person on campus but there was not any imminent danger. It was later revealed that the man at the school office was a reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis, which was investigating school security procedures. The station management apologized for causing the lockdown.
To find high school students, advertisers have long known to place an ad in the school newspaper. For its 2014 summer high school programs, Georgetown University is advertising on the 21st Century version — school news websites through the SNO Ad Network. The ads will attract high school students from selected states around the country to participate in summer programs.