J Day Award Winners Announced
Mar29

J Day Award Winners Announced

Thank you to the nearly 1300 students and advisers who traveled to the University of Missouri-Columbia on March 28 for the 49th annual J Day celebration of student journalism! And congratulations to the more than 1,200 total state winners honored in Overall and Individual contests.  MIPA recognizes All-Missouri, Superior, Excellent and Honorable Mention work with certificates. MIPA judges chose roughly the top 10% of the entries to...

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MIPA Recognizes Journalism Educators With State Awards
Mar14

MIPA Recognizes Journalism Educators With State Awards

The Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) recently selected two outstanding Missouri journalism educators for its annual Journalism Teacher of the Year and Emerging Journalism Educator awards. Christina Manolis, the journalism adviser at Washington High School, Washington, Mo., is MIPA’s 2018 Emerging Journalism Educator. The 2018 recipient of the MIPA Journalism Teacher of the Year honor is Clay Zigler, a 23-year...

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Three to be Honored for Service to Scholastic Journalism
Mar14

Three to be Honored for Service to Scholastic Journalism

Today, the MIPA Board of Directors chose the 2018 recipients of its three service awards, Contributing Medium, Taft and Knight awards.   Contributing Medium Award: MIPA recognizes a media outlet or publication, person, or people, who have provided outstanding support to scholastic journalism either to an individual school, a school district or MIPA, in some form. The 2018 Contributing Medium Award winner, KMBC-TV 9, has supported...

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MIPA Challenge #3 Winners Announced
Feb12

MIPA Challenge #3 Winners Announced

MIPA Journalism Challenge #3 was for Yearbook and Newspaper/Newsmagazine. Topics were emailed to MIPA members on Jan. 10 and teams had until Jan. 24 to submit their work. The results are in! Yearbook First Place: Caroline Bonacorso, Grace Duddy, Haley Anne Mahusay of Staley High School for “In Their Own Words: Students Share Their Definitions of Giving” Judge’s Comments: Stunning, personal, and powerful stories....

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Registration for J-Day 2018 opens
Feb05

Registration for J-Day 2018 opens

Registration for J-Day 2018 is NOW OPEN! MIPA is so excited to officially invite you and your students to register for the Wednesday, March 28, Journalism Day on the University of Missouri campus! Remember, as an MIPA member, J-Day is FREE to attend for teachers and students! Before you start, we have two changes for this year: Lunch: During the annual MIPA Business Meeting, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., not only will board members be...

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