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Members should review JOY contest guidelines

By Ryan Gunterman IHSPA Executive Director Happy almost winter break, IHSPA! Because I know some students work on their journalist of the year submission during the time off school, this is just a friendly reminder to review the JEA Journalist of the Year Scholarships page and follow this rubric while constructing the digital portfolio. Keep in […]

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Spring contest winners eligible for prize money

New for 2019, the Indiana High School Press Association will provide financial awards to spring contest winners. Guidelines for each competition are as follows: DAVID ADAMS FIRST AMENDMENT CONTEST ($100 prize to winning school, $50 prize to second place) Named after former IU Student Media Director and fierce student rights advocate David Adams, this award […]

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Journalism can count as English credit

IHSPA is happy to share that the Indiana State Board of Education and Indiana Department of Education have both given approval for Journalism to count as two of the required eight English credits for all diplomas. Here is the approved catalog on the DOE site, and Journalism, course #1080, is on pages 156 and 157: […]

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