• Minnesota State Journalism Convention

    Tuesday, October 9. Registration starts at $20 per person.


  • JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention

    Nov. 1-4. 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. 9.

National Scholastic Press Association

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

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Minnesota Journalist of the Year Winners

FIRST PLACE Michael Korsch, Editor-in-Chief The Royal Page, Hopkins High School Adviser: Jeff Kocur   SECOND PLACE Abby Letscher, Editor-in-Chief Knight Errant, Benilde St. Margaret’s School Adviser: Kari Koshiol   THIRD PLACE Iya Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief Rubicon, St. Paul Academy and Summit School Adviser: Kathryn Campbell

Apr 18, 2018 Admin

Nominate an adviser for 2018 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

Apr 18, 2018 Admin

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

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