Recent NSPA Events

NSPA Summer Workshop
July 24-26, 2015
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Join the National Scholastic Press Association for a camp designed to boost your skills in a fun, team-based and hands-on approach!

Over three days, you will receive instruction and coaching from experienced journalists and educators in one of five specialized tracks: Reporting/Writing, Editing, Design, Photography/Video and Advising.

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Call for nominations for NSPA​/ACP​ board member
The National Scholastic Press Association is seeking nominations for a new seat on its Board of Directors. NSPA is a Minneapolis-based 501(c)(3) journalism education association that encompasses the Associated Collegiate Press and the Minnesota High School Press Association. The current … Continue reading

Call for 2014-15 submissions for Best of the High School Press 21
Over the course of 20 volumes, Best of the High School Press has been the premier showcase for award-winning student work by and for members of the National Scholastic Press Association. The next edition of Best of the High School … Continue reading

Scott M. Libin joins Board of Directors
Minneapolis — Scott M. Libin, the Hubbard Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC), has joined the NSPA/ACP Board of Directors.Libin has three decades of experience as a journalist, including jobs on camera … Continue reading

Best of the High School Press 20 is on its way to you
A top-notch teaching tool as well as a lasting testament to excellence in scholastic journalism, your copy of Best of the High School Press, Volume 20 will arrive at your school over the next seven business days. All student news … Continue reading

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2015–16 Calendar

July 24-26, 2015
NSPA Summer Journalism Workshop - Minneapolis

Sept. 11, 2015
Best of the High School Press - Deadline

Nov. 12-15, 2015
JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention - Orlando

Jan. 15, 2016
Yearbook Pacemaker - Deadline

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Student Media Sourcebook

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Best of the High School Press

trophybkgAn online collection showcasing some of the best work in student media by our members, including winners of NSPA's contests. More contest winners and galleries here.

It's the Law

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