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Anna Vazhaeparambil from The Harker School in San Jose is California's Student Journalist of the Year and will represent the state in the national level. Vazhaeparambil is editor-in-chief of the Aquila online news site.

California names Journalist of the Year

March 4, 2021

The Anna Vazhaeparambil, editor-in-chief of the Harker Aquila at The Harker School in San Jose (Ellen Austin, adviser), is California's Student Journalist of the Year and will represent California in the...

JEANC Annual Contests are open

JEANC Annual Contests are open

'Earlier' deadline is April 1
February 18, 2021

Start going through your students' best work — through what has been at best — an interesting time. Entries are due April 1, 2021 — two weeks earlier that previous years — to help us to get...

Annual contest date changed to earlier date

Annual contest date changed to earlier date

Earlier submissions will allow for awards before the end of school year
January 5, 2021

Mark your calendars: the JEANC Annual Contest and Best of the West Contest deadlines have changed to April 1, 2021! In order to better facilitate getting contest awards out before the end of the semester,...

First Place: Claire Stanton, Carlmont High School (Justin Raisner, adviser)

December photo contest results announced

Entries showcased the theme 'festive'
January 3, 2021

Following the theme “festive,” 23 student photographers submitted images in JEANC’s monthly photo contest for December. Cell phone photos entered in the final installment of this semester-long contest...

First Place: Alyssa Tay, James C. Enochs High School (Tamra McCarthy, adviser)

November photo contest results announced

Entries focused on theme of 'abundance'
December 7, 2020

Attempting to capture the theme “abundance,” 19 student photographers submitted cell phone photo entries in JEANC’s monthly photo contest for November. Submissions represented seven NorCal junior...

First place: Jessica Wang, Henry M. Gunn High School (Kristy Blackburn, adviser)

October photo contest results announced

Entries focused on the theme of 'layers'
November 9, 2020

Based on the theme “layers,” JEANC’s October monthly photo contest yielded 69 submissions representing 34 students at 12 NorCal junior high, middle school and high school programs taught by adviser...

First Place: Ameena Pierstorff

September photo contest results announced

Entries focused on theme of 'Connection'
October 1, 2020

Sixty-nine students entered JEANC’s first monthly photo contest, representing 11 NorCal junior high, middle school and high school programs taught by adviser members. Judges ranked and discussed 136...

Free monthly photo contest for students to launch Sept. 1

Free monthly photo contest for students to launch Sept. 1

August 26, 2020

To match cell phone photography practice with friendly competition and teacher feedback, JEANC will host a monthly photo contest. On the first day of each month, a theme will be announced via JEANC's Twitter...

2020 Annual Contest winners

May 28, 2020

This year's contest consisted of 515 entries from 40 publications advised by JEANC members. Congratualtions to all of the winners!   Nick Ferentinos PRESS FREEDOM AWARD 1st Place Shuvi Jha,...

Eric Fang of the Harker School in San Jose is the California High School Journalist of the Year

Calif. JOY winner announced

March 19, 2020

The California High School Journalist of the Year is Eric Fang of the Harker School in San Jose. Eric's portfolio will go onto national competition, with the winners scheduled to be announced on April...

Enter the 2020 annual contest for student work

Enter the 2020 annual contest for student work

March 1, 2020

It's time to start collecting your students' best work and enter it in the JEANC Annual Contest and Best of the West competitions. All entries are due by midnight PDT on April 15, 2020. Winners will be...

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