Ever have one of those days where you’re about to just pull your hair out and you’d give anything to just get away from it all and relax?
Now you can! With people who feel exactly like you - fellow journalism advisers.
We all need a little revitalization, especially in the winter months, and... READ MORE »»
VAJTA would like to congratulate the following schools for being named to the CSPA Crown Finalist list.
From the CSPA Crown press release:
"The Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from CSPA’s members. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. Stud... READ MORE »»
The 2016 tjTODAY staff at last year's awards ceremony.
Congratulations to all of the 2016 JDay Write-Off winners!
List of 2016 Winners by Category:
Best of Show
Newspaper: The Newsstreak, Harrisonburg High School
Newsmagazine: tjTODAY, TJHSST
Yearbook: The Clan, McLean HS
1. Kaitlyn Cue, Harrisonburg HS
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Congratulations to Faith Runnells, a senior print editor-in-chief at Harrisonburg High School who has been named the Virginia Student Journalist of the Year by the Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers (VAJTA). Runnells’ digital portfolio will now represent Virginia in the national... READ MORE »»
Responsibility, Communication, Relationships.
I am talking about a journalism program, be it newspaper, social media, broadcast or yearbook, of a high school. The roles are a bit different in middle school and definitely in elementary schools. My topic for the first blog is establishing the expectations. A... READ MORE »»
For five days in June, 60 journalists hit the streets of Harrisonburg and James Madison University to hone their skills...and have fun at the same time.
Check out their work!
Harrisonburg, VA: Throug... Read More »
Teenagers everywhere are basically the same...they have the same dreams, the same stressors, the same conflicts. They are dealing with the same issues in their environment and we want to see how those stories compare around... Read More »