Let the games begin!

Alison Long, Notre Dame de Sion Journalism, Le Flambeau/Le Journal

September 22, 2016

Building trust and forming a team isn’t easy, but it’s important in the first weeks of school to do so with your journalism staffs. One way to get your staffs acclimated to one another is with time-tested, physics confuzzling, oxygen-depleting “Minute to Win it” games. These games, based on...

News Doesn’t Take a Summer Break

September 3, 2016

Gone are the days of waiting until almost October for the first edition of the school newspaper. Nationwide, schools are using tools available to today’s journalism staffs to stay ahead of the game. For some, that means creating content during the summer break. “This year was the first year we...

A Special Message from Stan Zoller (JEA)

August 29, 2016

As you know, teaching journalism can be a real challenge. It can be hard for any journalism educator, but especially those who are new or in districts what may be resource-challenged. That's one of the reasons the JEA offers a one-day workshop at each convention for new advisers who are minorities,...

From Sweden to Missouri – MUJW has International Appeal

From Sweden to Missouri - MUJW has International Appeal

August 23, 2016

Sophie Olsson Barnekow is starting 11th grade at Stockholm International School in Sweden. Last year one of her friends from the USA told her about the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop, MUJW. Once Sophie looked at the website, she decided to apply. “When I found out I was accepted, I didn't...

Journalism Advisers Offer Advice for the New School Year

August 7, 2016

Schools across America are gearing up for a new year. Both new and experienced journalism advisers are about to set into motion the production of yearbooks, newspapers, websites, television shows, and more. The first few days and weeks of school help set the pace and tone for journalism staffs. At...

Academy of Scholastic Broadcasting

Broadcast workshop for teachers.

Michelle Turner, MIPA Vice President

July 21, 2016

The 2016 ASB Workshop took place in Springfield, Mo July 10–15. 28 teachers from 15 states attended the 16th annual beginner’s workshop to hone their skills as scholastic broadcast journalism instructors. The "boot camp" nature of the workshop offers presentations followed by hands-on applications of...

Students spread news through Rookie Reporters program

June 23, 2016

Courtesy of Sedalia (Mo.) School District 200 Journalism students in Sedalia, Missouri, are expanding their community’s knowledge of school-related news and events through a partnership with the local newspaper. Rookie Reporters is a pilot program sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at ...

Opportunities for students on summer vacation abound!

June 16, 2016

Students wondering what to do on their summer vacation should be sure to check out the many opportunities and tools available at Opportunities abound for students interested in journalism and digital communication! Students can jump start their career or just have fun with Schoo...

Missouri Interscholastic Press Association to continue legacy of ASNE’s Youth Journalism Initiative

June 8, 2016

The American Society of News Editors announced today the legacy of its 15-year Youth Journalism Initiative will be carried forward by the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association located at the Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia, Missouri. As of July 1, MIPA plans to continue operating the Youth J...

Students earn prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards

June 3, 2016

Student winners of the 48th annual Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive their honors on May 25.  Becca Kristofferson, Jacob Jaeger, Dylan Goodman and Seamus Levin won in the broadcast category for “The Jellybean Jar of Life: Nick’s Story.” They attend Mexico High School in Mexico, Mi...