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Students shine in JEA and NSPA competitions

April 24, 2014

The following Colorado student journalists earned recognition during the JEA National Write-offs, with the contests held on April 11, 2014. No more than 10 percent of entries may be awarded a Superior rating. Superior Newswriting  - Taylor Hourigan, Legend HS Excellent Newswriting - Taylor Blatchford,...

Palmer honored, along with Colorado friends

April 24, 2014

Jed Palmer, media adviser at Sierra MS, in Parker, was officially honored as a JEA Distinguished Yearbook Adviser during the adviser luncheon in San Diego on April 12. The JEA Yearbook Adviser of the Year program, which began in 1995, honors advisers who have done outstanding work in yearbook journal...

Young advisers honored at national convention

April 24, 2014

  Three CHSPA board members, along with our first honoree from the middle school ranks, were named Rising Stars in San Diego by JEA, part of the organization's effort to encourage young, talented advisers to stay in the profession. Below you will find the remarks that were read during th...

Rampart adviser wins ‘Your Turn’ adviser competition for video

Rampart adviser wins ‘Your Turn’ adviser competition for video

April 17, 2014

Patrick Moring, television and news production adviser at Rampart HS in Colorado Springs, has earned first place in CHPSA's first adviser-only competition. Moring's video was created to promote the school to students, parents and community members. It includes a range of on-camera interviews and varied...

Vistaj editor honored as state’s, nation’s best

Vistaj editor honored as state’s, nation’s best

March 14, 2014

Senior Taylor Blatchford, co-editor of Vistaj, at Mountain Vista High School, in Highlands Ranch, has won the 2014 Dorothy Greer Scholarship. Megan Troutman, from Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, was named runner-up. UPDATE: On April 13, the Journalism Education Association announced Taylor ...

Colorado advisers, media earn national recognition

Colorado advisers, media earn national recognition

March 6, 2014

Some highlights from our Facebook page. Like us on Facebook and get all the latest, fastest. YEARBOOK PACEMAKERS Yearbook Pacemaker Finalists were announced  for 2013 books, and we are delighted to congratulate "The Prowl," Powell MS, Littleton, and "Eagle Eye View," Sierra MS, Parker as being ...

Publications honored for past and present work in Boston

November 21, 2013

Nov. 21 - Congrats to The Eagle Eye, from VISTAj at Mountain Vista HS, for earning a National Pacemaker Nov. 15 in Boston during the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention. This award honors the work of the 2012-13 staff, led by Greer Scholarship winner Joanie Lyons and adviser Mark...

Colorado students shine in National Write-offs

November 21, 2013

Nov. 21 - Seventeen Colorado student journalists were among the 859 winners (among 2,032 total entries) in the National Write-offs held in Boston on Nov. 15. The competitions are held from 4-6 p.m. on Friday during the fall and spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism conventions. Judges award...

New citizen journalism contest announced

New citizen journalism contest announced

October 9, 2013

The Citizen and Student Journalism Contest has launched! And CHSPA is glad to endorse this opportunity for students near El Paso County. Some program highlights: Nearly $10,000 in cash prizes will be awarded in categories for middle/high school students, college students, and adults Submission...

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