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JEA is Coming to Dallas in November

JEA is Coming to Dallas in November

Well, there are the clichés: cattle and Stetsons and pointy-toe cowboy boots. Oil wells and Willie and barbeque for breakfast. But that’s enough of that because Texas — and Dallas, in particular — is no longer a dusty, tumbleweed theme park. It’s vibrant, complicated, cutting edge,...  Read More »

2017 Officer Elections

2017 Officer Elections

Officers and Duties [apply to run here] President The president shall prepare the programs and agendas for the meetings, arrange for meeting places, preside at the meetings and the annual convention, represent the organization in an official capacity when necessary, write a column for t...  Read More »

Apply for Texas Journalist of the Year

Apply for Texas Journalist of the Year

If you have a student who is planning on entering the JOY contest which is due FEB 1, 2017 here are some helpful links for you from JEA: JEA has made one very slight change to the national rubric per a recommendation from their 2016 judges. The Section 1 Category: Candidate Background no...  Read More »

2016 Fall Fiesta Awards

2016 Fall Fiesta Awards

Sweepstakes: 1st McKinney High School 2nd Bowie High School, Austin 3rd Lovejoy High School [view award winners by school] Name School Place Contest Lindsey Yoo Hebron High School Honorable Mention Video Feature Story Beth Christiansen Hebron High School Honorable Mention Video Featu...  Read More »

13 Texas Schools Named Crown Finalists in News

13 Texas Schools Named Crown Finalists in News

Congrats to the following Texas schools for being named CSPA Crown Finalists. High School News  Eagle Edition, Episcopal School of Dallas, Dallas, TX; Raider Rumbler, Rouse High School, Leander, TX; The Chronicle, Tom C. Clark High School, San Antonio, TX; The Hawk, Hendrickson Hig...  Read More »

Texas Earns 10 CSPA Magazine Crowns

Texas Earns 10 CSPA Magazine Crowns

Congrats to our Texas schools winning Crown Awards from Columbia Scholastic Press Association. See the full list. Middle School Magazine Mini-Marque, St. Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas, TX; High School Magazines Esse, Ursuline Academy, Dallas, TX; Geneva Quarterly, Geneva School of ...  Read More »

Hello Trello

Hello Trello

Hello, Trello Free, flexible and visual collaboration tool is perfect for publication staffs When my yearbook staff switched from our yearbook publisher’s online prog...  Read More »

Go with Google Classroom

Go with Google Classroom

At the risk of sounding dramatic, I’m going to say it - Google changed my life. I mean Google as an industry, not just the search engine or the Google Doodles. (My favorite...  Read More »

Why Social Media Is Important

Why Social Media Is Important

“It’s not if we use social media, it’s how well we do it.” As journalism teachers in 2015, we must be promoting our programs, stories, books, students, successes and...  Read More »