High School Journalist of the Year applications now open

Senior high school journalists are encouraged to begin preparing their portfolios for the 2015 North Carolina High School Journalist of the Year scholarship competition. The winner will receive the Rachel Rivers-Coffey $2,000 scholarship, and the two alternates will each receive a $500 scholarship. PDF versions of portfolios must be received by Feb. 15. To learn more, go to For Students.

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.

View The Rush Online

Students in the 2014 Summer Institute’s Online News sequence produced an online site in three days.

View it the website here.

The Rush 2014 print edition

Read The Rush print edition

The Rush print edition staff of 15 high school journalists produced the print publication in three days during the 2014 Summer Institute.

Read it here.



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.