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First Amendment, top journalists celebrated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2021 The Indiana High School Press Association is honored to recognize Lawrence North High School student journalist Natalie Rowland as the 2021 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year. One of five finalists from across the state, a three-person judging panel selected the North Star editor-in-chief’s portfolio because it showcased her […]

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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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