News & Announcements

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 →

Students use website to report, update community about lockdown

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. Continue Reading →

Georgetown chooses SNO Ad Network to reach students

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. Continue Reading →

SNO FLEX 5.4 empowers students and advisers with new storytelling tools

Building on the most flexible WordPress platform available for student news media, School Newspapers Online has released SNO FLEX 5.4, which takes a major step forward with new storytelling and design tools, all of which were created to empower student journalists to make decisions for how to present their stories.

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