• MHSPA Fall Convention

    Register now for the MHSPA Fall Convention, Thursday, Oct. 10. Get the early-bird rate — $23 per person — until Sept. 25.


  • JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention

    DC 19: NOW MORE THAN EVER, JOURNALISM MATTERS. Join us Nov. 21-24. for the National High School Journalism Convention. Hundreds of sessions. Dynamic featured speakers. Contests and critiques. All of it in DC — the nation’s epicenter of news during a historic time in our democracy.


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 on Thursday, Oct. 10.

National Scholastic Press Association

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

Latest News

MHSPA honors current work in 2019 Best of Show Awards

The top scholastic journalism at the 2019 Minnesota High School Press Association’s Oct. 19 convention was honored in its Best of Show competition. Current work from students attending the convention was judged in yearbook, magazine, newspaper, online and broadcast categories. Preceding the Best of Show announcements, the state’s 2019 Gold Medallion Awards were also announced.

Oct 10, 2019 Admin

2019 Gold Medallion Winners

Dozens of high-school journalists have been honored in the Minnesota Scholastic Press Association’s Gold Medallion Awards for 2019. The awards — in broadcast, online, magazine, literary magazine, newspaper/newsmagazine and yearbook — were presented at the MHSPA Convention, Oct. 10, 2019, at Coffman Union, at the University of Minnesota. Current student work was also recognized, in the

Oct 09, 2019 Admin

Nominate an Adviser for 2020 Minnesota Journalism Educator of the Year

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS. The Minnesota High School Press Association is pleased to offer the opportunity to recognize the contributions and excellence of a Minnesota journalism educator. Any student, colleague, parent or community member can nominate a journalism educator by completing the application and sending the support material. An educator may also self-nominate. A nominee must

Sep 30, 2019 Admin

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