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Principal recognized for supporting student media

by Leigh Durphey Franklin College The opioid crisis. Election protests. A student’s death. One-to-one technology transition. Crown Point High School’s Inklings newspaper staff and Excalibur yearbook staff covered all these controversial topics without any administrative interference. Thanks to Principal Chip Pettit, who has been awarded IHSPA’s 2017 administrator of the year, CPHS journalism students and […]

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Journalist of the Year application available

Anyone interested in applying for Student Journalist of the Year should visit the jea.org “Journalist of the Year Scholarship” page for criteria and directions for submission of materials and creation of a digital portfolio. Application materials include: IHSPA application form Online portfolio link High school transcript Resume Three letters of recommendation Self-analytical essay according to […]

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Results from 2017 on-site contests now available

The full list of winners from the 2017 IHSPA on-site contests is now available. Students attending the Thursday night events at 2017 state high school journalism convention, #BeHeard, had the opportunity to participate in one of several timed competitions that tested their journalistic skill and social media abilities. After listening to IBM Social Media Manager […]

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