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COVID, college applications and journalism

By Maya Niyogi IHSPA Student Board Member West Lafayette Jr-Sr High School Everyone was aware of the direct effects of COVID-19 – social distancing, masks, quarantining – but no one was ever prepared for the more indirect ones. The one that has been affecting students the most, however, is college applications. In a normal year, […]

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IHSPA Q&A: Joe Akers

By Kimmy Turley IHSPA Student Board President Mooresville High School I interviewed Joe Akers, a first year member of the IHSPA Executive Board. Joe is a veteran teacher of 23 years and has been at Noblesville High School since 2007. Currently, he is teaching two introductory courses: Newswriting and Mass Media. Along with that, he […]

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Yearbooks from 20 schools named state finalists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2021 The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the yearbook Hoosier Star Award. IHSPA provides this opportunity for annual critique as a way for staffs to gain detailed feedback about their yearbook. Because our judges are able to provide specific comments on a number of […]

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