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Winter PD focuses on media literacy

Winter PD focuses on media literacy

December 18, 2018


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Media Literacy

We have all been thinking about how to increase our students' ability to separate facts from fiction in the media they consume, and CSMA is joining with our partners to bring you a day of ideas, sharing and inspiration on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. This professional development day is simply titled "Teaching ...

Five schools awarded vouchers honoring great ONE DAY coverage

Five schools awarded vouchers honoring great ONE DAY coverage

December 4, 2018


Filed under Contests, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News

There were a limited number of entries in our ad hoc coverage contest, called ONE DAY, but the quality was so high that five schools will share in the awards. Each school will receive a $200 voucher to be used toward paying for any CSMA-sponsored event, including J-Day 2019. The contest asked media...

ONE DAY coverage contest focuses on Friday, Nov. 9

ONE DAY coverage contest focuses on Friday, Nov. 9

November 8, 2018


Filed under Contests, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Uncategorized

Our ONE DAY coverage challenge returns with a fall date this time around. Ernie Pyle, the great WWII reporter, once said, “If you want to tell the story of a war, tell the story of one soldier.” For student media, we might amend this to, "If you want to tell the story of a school, tel...

Best of Show honors top work of new school year

Best of Show honors top work of new school year

September 30, 2018


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, J-Day Best of Show

The requirements are that the medium entering must have at least one student attending J-Day, and all entries are uploaded through our contest site. Judging is done by professional journalists or experienced media advisers. No comments are included. This is a quick, fun contest and not a critique. Best of Show...

Kevin Taulman named CSMA Administrator of Year

Kevin Taulman named CSMA Administrator of Year

September 18, 2018


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Uncategorized

Kevin Taulman has been named CSMA 2018 Administrator of the Year and will be honored during the state journalism conference, referred to as J-Day, on Sept. 27 on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins. Kevin began his educational career in 1994 after graduating from Purdue University,...

Jessica Hunziker named CSMA Adviser of the Year

Jessica Hunziker named CSMA Adviser of the Year

September 18, 2018


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Uncategorized

Jessica Hunziker, MJE, media adviser at Castle View HS, has been named CSMA 2018 Adviser of the Year. She will receive her award at the state journalism conference, referred to as J-Day, on Sept. 27 in the Lory Student Center at Colorado State University. She will address the expected 1,500 attendees...

Register for J-Day now – deadline is Friday night, Sept. 21

Register for J-Day now – deadline is Friday night, Sept. 21

September 7, 2018


Filed under Conferences, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, J-Day Best of Show, State J-Day

You won't want to miss the chance to hear from Mary Beth Tinker, one of the students whose protest against the Vietnam war led to the 1969 landmark Supreme Court decision. Her keynote is titled "Speak Up, Stand Up! Student Voices in Mighty Times," and it will get the day off to a great start. Re...

‘Father of Scholastic Journalism’
in Colorado dies

‘Father of Scholastic Journalism’ <br />in Colorado dies

August 19, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Scholarships, Student Press Rights

Don Ridgway, journalist, editor, adviser, helped create our state organization Don Ridgway, long-time journalism educator and professional, died on June 24, 2018, at the age of 90. Along with Dorothy Greer (executive secretary from 1970-1989) and Dorothy Morgan (who had taught at Topeka HS with Mrs. Gr...

Register now for our one-day SNO workshop

Register now for our one-day SNO workshop

August 13, 2018


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News

CSMA is partnering with School Newspapers Online to bring a one-day hands-on workshop designed to make your SNO website more effective, more efficient, and more professional. Jason Wallestad, one of SNO's founders, will be leading the workshop. This one-time opportunity is Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018....

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