2015 Joining Generations Multimedia Contest winners

2015 Joining Generations Multimedia Contest winners

April 27, 2015

First Place receives $750 - Second Place receives $500 - Third Place receives $250 First Place Award: Lacee Getter, Dutch Fork HS Living with an Alzheimer's Patient 84 year old Robert McClendon was a husband, father, stockroom clerk, an auto mechanic and a landlord. Nineteen years ago, when he tu...

Meet the 2015-16 SCSPA Student Officers

April 8, 2015

Presidential Candidates – runner-up will be placed in a representative position Cole Lowery, Summerville HS Cole Lowery is a junior at Summerville High School. He is one of the lead producers of Wave TV. His passion for news reporting and photography has one him multiple awards for SCSPA and SIPA. He is an accomplished fil...

2015 SIPA Endowment Technology Grant

2014 SIPA Endowment Tech Grant winner Wellington HS (Fla.) purchased hardware items like this computer monitor to enhance their current technology.

March 25, 2015

Background: In today’s scholastic journalism rooms, staffs are always looking for ways to finance their technological needs. So to help, the Endowment Committee announced at the 2014 SIPA Convention, the first SIPA Endowment Technology Grant. The $500 grant would be awarded to a SIPA member sc...

2015 Journalist of the Year

Michaela Baker, 2015 SC JOY

March 17, 2015

Michaela Baker, Dutch Fork HS (Irmo), has been named the South Carolina Journalist of the Year by SCSPA. Baker's portfolio will be submitted for the National Journalist of the Year competition SCSPA had ten wonderful high school journalists apply. You can view all their portfolios below. Applicants...

2015 SIPA Convention Program

2015 SIPA Convention Program

February 17, 2015

Download the SIPA convention program now! Plan what sessions you and your students are going to attend and find out more information about SIPA.

2015 SIPA Pre-Convention Workshops

2015 SIPA Pre-Convention Workshops

January 13, 2015

When: Friday, February 27, 1–5 p.m. Specific locations will be decided at a later date. Directions to locations will be set prior to workshops. Registration: $15 per participant, if attending the convention $30 per participant for pre-convention only Broadcast bootcamp with Stella McCombs, Stratford HS (S.C.) Need a...

Student shares experiences at Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Convention

Olivia Slagle, West Henderson HS (Hendersonville, N.C.)

December 15, 2014

Applications for the 2015 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism conference are due Feb. 1, 2015. senior writer, former high school journalist to share experiences at SIPA Convention

Erin McClam

Karie Duncan, SchoPress Assistant

December 15, 2014

Since Erin McClam worked on his high school newspaper staff in the 1990s, scholastic journalism has changed as much as it changed his life and career. But, McClam said the key to success in journalism has not changed – reading great journalism. “For me [writing] was a little like learning to play...

Wordless News creator named Friday Night keynote

Wordless News creator named Friday Night keynote

Collyn Taylor, SchoPress Assistant

November 20, 2014

A Mac desktop sits at a desk with papers and books strewn across it as the light from the overhanging lamp trickles down, illuminating the illustration on the screen. The light from the sun slowly spills into the room, warming up the area and shining natural light onto the couch and chairs organized...

SIPA Writing Contest changes

SIPA Writing Contest changes

October 7, 2014

SIPA's Mail-In Contest is changing! Now called SIPA Writing Contest, the competition will be all digital. The writing contest has more than 25 categories for members. Entries must be published between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2014. The submission process has changed this year. Instead of mailing hard ...


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