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Minnehaha Academy student earns Journalist of the Year Award

Minnehaha Academy student earns Journalist of the Year Award

May 14, 2015
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By Kenny Kiratli, sophomore at Minnehaha Academy Minnehaha Academy senior Maddie Binning was named Minnesota’s “Journalist of the Year,” an award given annually in each state by the Journalism Education Association (JEA). To be considered for the honor, high school journalists across the...

Summer Workshop at Bethel University

Summer Workshop at Bethel University

April 7, 2015
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Bethel University Overnight Journalism Camp Students entering grades 9-12 are invited to join us for #MyMediaCamp, a fun three-day camp that provides experience with current media tools as well as opportunities to hear from Twin Cities journalists. Learn to report the news and your story in today...

Summer workshop at St. Thomas

Summer workshop at St. Thomas

March 25, 2015
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Three west metro high school Newspapers named Online Pacemaker Finalists

March 25, 2015
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  The "Knight Errant" of Benilde St. Mararet, advised by Jason Wallestad, The "Echo" of St. Louis Park, advised by Lori Keekley, and The Zephyrus of Edina, advised by Elizabeth Barniskis have been selected as an Online Pacemaker finalists for 2015. The winners will be announced during the National High School Jou...

Start planning for the MHSPA Fall Journalism Convention

Start planning for the MHSPA Fall Journalism Convention

September 7, 2014
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The Minnesota High School Press Association Fall Convention will take place in October at University of Minnesota. Dates and registration forms are being developed, and you will find more information here after it is finalized....

Pony Express Editor earns Minn. Journalist of the Year

Pony Express Editor earns Minn. Journalist of the Year

May 19, 2014
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Paul Hudachek from Stillwater Area High School’s The Pony Express is the Minnesota State Journalist of the Year. Hudachek is one of three co-editors-in-chief for the print edition of The Pony Express. Bound for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Hudachek plans to pursue a graphic de...

MN Wild Day

MN Wild Day

April 19, 2014
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Student journalists from several Minnesota high schools spent an evening with the MN Wild. They watched the Wild battle the Vancouver Canucks from the press box, met with professional reporters, practiced real life skills in real time.             &nb...

Benilde St. Margaret’s “Knight Errant” earns Online Pacemaker

Benilde St. Margaret’s “Knight Errant” earns Online Pacemaker

April 15, 2014
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The Benilde St. Margaret's "Knight Errant" earned an online pacemaker at the Spring High School Journalism Convention in San Diego. The National Scholastic Press Association said in a press release that, “Since 1927, the Pacemaker has stood for the highest ideals of scholastic journalism,” sai...

Two schools from Minnesota selected as Crown Finalists

Two schools from Minnesota selected as Crown Finalists

April 15, 2014
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The Columbia Scholastic Press Association has selected two schools from Minnesota as Crown Finalists. Benilde St. Margaret's "Knight Herald" and the Echo of St. Louis Park High School are both finalists in the High School Hybrid Publication category. St. Louis Park High School's "The Echo" earned...

Gold Medallion and North Star Awards Applications.

April 5, 2014
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Each spring MHSPA sponsors the Gold Medallion contests for Minnesota student journalists in categories for writing, photography, design and editorial cartoons. They also sponsor the North Star Honor Award for individuals who have contributed to journalism in their schools and meet GPA requirements. Click here...

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