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Annual Conference registration

Don't miss the HSPA & Foundation Annual Conference + golf outing Sept. 25-26, 2014, in downtown Indianapolis. Register by Aug. 21 for the best rates and a spot in the HSPA hotel block at the JW Marriott. CLICK HERE to register or reserve a hotel room.

Use the News classroom activities: Sept. 1-5, 2014

megaphone-dude-cutoutThe HSPA Foundation offers weekly lesson plans for teachers who use the newspaper in the classroom.

The lesson ideas include Common Core Standards for reading informational text, plus standards for science, math and writing.

Click here to access this week's lessons and a downloadable activity sheet.

Have you registered for the golf outing yet?

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Golf outing Sept. 25 prior to the HSPA Annual Conference

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Get this gem: Journalism doesn’t cut it in Core 40

By Karen T. Braeckel
HSPA Foundation

Jewelry making. Journal­ism.

Core 40 with Aca­demic Honors. Elective.

High school students and counselors sweat over such options every year.

And soon, at least one young journalist will decide which semester she won’t take a newspaper class and signs up for (take a deep breath) – jewelry making. Read more »