• JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention

    The National High School Journalism Convention is a semiannual gathering of high school journalists and advisers co-sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association. With typical attendance of more than 5,000 delegates, the JEA/NSPA convention is the largest gathering of student journalists in the country.


Minnesota High School Press Association

MHSPA, a division of NSPA, provides journalism education training programs, publishes journalism education materials, provides recognition programs for members, provides information on developments in journalism and student media and provides a forum for members to communicate with others and share their work. Through these activities, MHSPA promotes the standards and ethics of good journalism as accepted and practiced by print, broadcast and electronic media in Minnesota.

North Star Awards

This award recognizes student journalists who have excelled as journalists, leaders and scholars.

Gold Medallion Awards

MHSPA Gold Medallion Awards recognize general excellence for Minnesota high school publications.

Minnesota State Journalism Convention

Don't miss the largest annual gathering of MN high school media students and advisers Oct. 10.

National Scholastic Press Association

NSPA members in Minnesota are also considered members of MHSPA and get benefits from both organizations.

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2017 Best of Show Winners

Broadcast 1. SFHS Today, St. Francis High School 2. Pony Express TV, Stillwater Area High School Feature/Literary Magazine 1. The Hoofprint, Buffalo High School 2. Iris: Art and Literature, St. Paul Academy and Summit School 3. KEQ, Benilde-St. Margaret’s School 4. Aureus, St. Paul Academy and Summit School 5. Apotheosis, Benilde-St. Margaret’s School Newspaper 1.

Oct 11, 2017 Admin

2017 Gold Medallion Winners

Broadcast Feature Story 1. Mimi Geller, The Rubicon , St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul 2. Brad Shibley, Lauren Chevalier, Knight Errant, Benilde-St. Margaret’s School, St. Louis Park 3. Leo Linder, Knight Errant, Benilde-St. Margaret’s School, St. Louis Park 4. Quinn Kuslich, Noah Ness, Carl Bohacek, Pony Express, Stillwater Area High School, Stillwater

Oct 10, 2017 Admin

Enter your publication in the 2017 All-State Awards

All publications staffs in Minnesota are encouraged to submit their work for this general excellence contest. Each entry will receive a short critique and be recognized at the MHSPA Awards Ceremony at the Minnesota High School Journalism Convention in Minneapolis on Tuesday, October 10. Schools are encouraged to mail entries as early as possible. There

Jun 01, 2017 Admin

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