5 Things You Did Last Week — 12/11/22

5 Things You Did Last Week:

1.You won some awards. 

Both Wayland’s WSPN and Algonquin Regional’s The Harbinger landed stories on Best of SNO: 


2) You thought about applying for the All-State High School Journalism Staff and the Journalist of the Year contests. 

Nine of you showed up to our first virtual info session Wednesday night and got tips on how to put together your portfolios. Info HERE and application link HERE. 

3) You got in the holiday spirit

– Old Rochester’s ORCTV found Santa at the Marion Street Stroll:

– The BHS Insight covered the Centerville Stroll:

– Plymouth South’s Prowl tweeted videos of its holiday stroll: 

– The Westford Academy Ghostwriter posted an opinion piece on Hanukkah. 

4) You published some cool stuff: 

– Mt. Greylock’s The Greylock Echo published a print edition. Check it out HERE. 

– The Pantherbook at Franklin High put out a series of podcasts previewing winter sports. Check them out HERE.

— And the Woburn yearbook staff was featured on the front page of the local paper:

5) And yearbook staffers all around the state posted notices like this one from Springfield Central to their IG accounts: 

And 3 Things You Should Know About:  

1) NESPA’s localizing contest deadline. See details HERE.

2) Seniors: Get your portfolios together and apply to be part of the All-State High School Journalism Staff and the Massachusetts High School Journalist of the Year contests. Deadline Feb. 15; application HERE. 

3) And it’s a long way off, but have we mentioned that the JEA/NSPA national high school journalism convention is going to be in Boston next November? Mark your calendars: Nov. 2-5, 2023.