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Make plans now to join us in Chapel Hill for 2016 Summer Institute

Learn from the best of the best. Live on campus. Meet other scholastic journalists and advisers from across the state. Make your plans now to join us June 13-16 in Chapel Hill for NCSMI 2016. High school journalism students and teachers are invited to take courses in news, online news, yearbook, TV, literary magazine, photography, design and advising instruction.

Find registration materials and more information here.

The North Carolina Scholastic Media Association (NCSMA) serves scholastic journalism and works for its advancement. Member schools include middle and high schools from across the state.


Donate to NCSMA

N.C. Scholastic Media Association is celebrating 75 years of service to high school journalism.

To commemorate the milestone, we are accepting unrestricted donations that can be used for need-based workshop scholarships, technology grants, substitute teacher pay (allowing journalism teachers to accompany students to workshops), workshop travel stipends and on and on. You may give your gift in honor of or in memory of your high school journalism teacher.

Please join us in supporting North Carolina high school journalists and high school journalism teachers.

The link to give online is here:

Click on “Select a Fund.” 
Choose “North Carolina Scholastic Media Association Memorial Gift Fund.”

Thank you for your support of journalism education.


Advanced standards and scholastic journalism

N.C. Scholastic Media Advisers Association members have prepared this presentation illustrating how easily advanced standards may be applied to high school journalism classes.

Honors Journalism course materials

Thinking of developing an honors journalism course? Take advantage of North Carolina curricular materials collected for you here.