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The South Carolina Scholastic Press Association promotes responsible scholastic journalism in South Carolina. We educate, evaluate, advocate and empower students and advisers who work with middle and high school broadcast, literary magazine, newspaper, online and yearbook programs in the state.


Fall ESNA winners and online individual competition ratings announced

Find out who won individual newspaper and online awards in the fall competition and see all the winning entries online now. Certificates will be mailed to advisers, and fall newspaper winners will be entered in the yearly competition. If you cannot access the website, download a list of winners for your records.

Middle, high school students cover October flooding

SCSPA members share videos, stories, photographs and packages created by students of the flood and its aftermath. Submit your coverage to Leslie to showcase your students' work!

Journalist-of-the-Year portfolios due Feb. 15

Start work on your JOY portfolio now. Make sure you know what you need to have and how to prepare your entry. Applications and portfolios are due Feb. 15.

Membership renewal

Renew your membership for this school year. Even if you have a three-year membership, you need to update your school and evaluative information.

SCSPA 2015-2016 Calendar 

Make sure you download (pdf) the SCSPA and SIPA calendar of events for all deadlines and upcoming dates.