State conference registration extends to Feb. 28

February 20, 2018

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If you and your staff feel tight on time to make the original Feb. 23 deadline for WJEA State Conference registration, have no fear; the registration deadline has been extended to Feb. 28 since many schools are currently on mid-winter...

Freedom of Expression Award call for nominations; Feb. 15 deadline

January 12, 2018

Filed under Scholarships and Awards, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events and Deadlines, WJEA News

The WJEA Fern Valentine Freedom of Expression Award is presented every year to a WJEA member who has advocated for student free press rights in Washington State. The award includes a check for $500 to be spent at the adviser's...

National convention registration costs to rise

Sandra Coyer

November 24, 2017

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The JEA board voted to increase the National High School Journalism Convention registration rate to $99 earlybird pricing ($109 after) and $119 nonmember earlybird ($129 after) effective fall 2018. WJEA members still wondering...

Cleveland High School students win big in Dallas

Sandra Coyer

November 24, 2017

Filed under WJEA News

The Cleveland Journal earned two awards during the JEA/NSPA Fall National Convention Saturday afternoon during NSPA's award ceremony. Students Melise Santos and Tina Dang earned a first place for Newspaper Spread, while Tina...

Crouch emphasizes importance of teaching students to be smart journalists

Sandra Coyer, WJEA

August 3, 2017

Filed under #WJEACamp, showcase, WJEA News

In his speech to a room of advisers at Western Washington University July 29, Bothell High School adviser and WJEA Adviser of the Year Jacob Crouch stressed the importance of journalism in our country as well as the crucial job of journal...


Dave Riggs, WJEA

August 1, 2017

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Dave Riggs Dave Riggs The name of the workshop was “How to cover a tragedy.” A reporter who had covered the Virginia Tech shooting was leading the workshop. Seated in the audience was a diminutive sophomore with long ...

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