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Sharing with legislators… and each other

Sharing with legislators… and each other

March 6, 2014


Filed under Capitol Hill Press Conference, Contests, Featured News, Press Events, Uncategorized

Feb. 14, 2014  Denver State Senator Michael Johnston (Dem, Denver, District 33) was the featured guest for the CHSPA Capitol Hill Press Conference, held in the Senate Hearing Room of the capitol. Forty student journalists from 12 schools participated in the day, and many of them started their reporting...

Capitol Hill Press Conferences returns on Valentine’s Day

Capitol Hill Press Conferences returns on Valentine’s Day

January 9, 2014


Filed under Contests, Featured News, Press Events

You will find the registration form for the Capitol Hill Press Conference, held in the Old Supreme Court Chambers of the State Capitol on Feb. 14, 2014 here. The event has been moved a bit later in the day this year, to accommodate legislator schedules. We begin at 11 a.m., hearing from a professi...

Convergent coverage contest honors staffs working to reach readers in multiple ways

Convergent coverage contest honors staffs working to reach readers in multiple ways

January 9, 2014


Filed under Contests, Convergent Media, Featured News, Video

CHSPA Convergent Coverage Story of the Year General Coverage Topic: Our Community What is this? This is the first year for a cutting edge competition that honors the best we can offer in covering our school communities using multiple media. Coverage topics may focus on one event or on one major...

New opportunities for advisers to share their writing, visuals

New opportunities for advisers to share their writing, visuals

January 9, 2014


Filed under Advisers Only, Contests, Featured News

School media advisers, by definition, don’t get to participate in the school programs they advise, much like football coaches don’t get to throw any passes or make any tackles. But there is a large body of research showing that teachers who regularly engage in writing and research can improve their...

J-Day features dozens of awards, plus Best of Show

J-Day features dozens of awards, plus Best of Show

October 22, 2013


Filed under Conferences, Contests, Featured News, J-Day Best of Show, State J-Day, Uncategorized

Oct. 22, 2013 - The awards ceremony that ends J-Day is always fun... a "nerd pep rally," as one adviser described it, and on Oct. 11 that pep rally took place in the Mountain Vista HS gym. The first set of awards presented were the All-Colorado awards, with every student medium entered earning one...

New citizen journalism contest announced

New citizen journalism contest announced

October 9, 2013


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, Contests, Featured News

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...

Colorado publications earn recognition from NSPA contests

Colorado publications earn recognition from NSPA contests

September 12, 2013


Filed under Contests, Featured News, National Award Winners

September 12, 2013 - The National Scholastic Press Association has been releasing the list of finalists in its wide variety of national contests, honoring student work from the 2012-13 school year, over the past few days. We're glad to share the many Colorado students and publications who might be...

Capitol Hill Press Conference contests announced… finally!

August 24, 2013


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, Capitol Hill Press Conference, Contests, Featured News, Press Events

Opinion Feature Writing 1st place - Bethany Eveleth / Legend HS 2nd place - Sam Lounsberry / Eagle Valley HS 3rd place - Chaye Gutierrez & Sabrina Pacha / Standley Lake HS Honorable Mention - Quentin Boose & Jake Battock / Rock Canyon HS News-Feature Writing 1st place - Melanie Archiple...

CHSPA Photographer of the Year chosen

CHSPA Photographer of the Year chosen

May 15, 2013


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, Contests, Featured News

May 15, 2013 - Ian Marynowski, Smoky Hill HS, was chosen 2013 CHSPA Photographer of the Year in the first year of this competition. Up to two photographers from each CHSPA member student medium could enter a 7-12 image portfolio of their work from the 2012-13 school year. Second place goes to Pa...

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