KEMPA Journalism

KEMPA publications win $2,000 grants from Evjue Foundation

KEMPA publications win $2,000 grants from Evjue Foundation

The Norse Star, Stoughton High School's student newspaper, and The Prowl, Belleville High School’s student newspaper, each received a grant in the amount of $2,000 from The Evjue Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of The Capital Times, on May 12, 2017. The Norse Star staff will use these funds for registration fees for 18 student journalists, who will attend the 2017 JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention in San Francisco. "As a group, we cou...

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2017 KEMPA Scholarship Winners

After receiving several outstanding applications for the KEMPA college scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year, we are proud to announce our three scholarship recipients who will each receive a $600 scholarship award after their first semester of college. They are: Anastasia Dalianis from Maine South H.S. in Park Ridge, IL, Carly Rubin from Homestead H.S. in Mequon, WI, and Lauryn Hugener from...

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First Amendment

The First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

The First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

As New Voices campaigns spread across the country, we want our students to be aware of their First Amendment...

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Video: The Importance of New Voices

Video: The Importance of New Voices

Take a few minutes to watch this video and learn why we are passionate in Wisconsin about getting New...

February 12, 2017No Comments

Recent First Amendment Stories

  • The true story behind Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier November 4, 2016
  • Illinois governor signs Speech Rights for Scholastic Journalists Act July 31, 2016
  • Illinois speech rights bill on Governor’s desk July 23, 2016

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Summer Workshop 2017

Summer Workshop 2017

More details and registration HERE.

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Winter Advisers’ Seminar 2017

Winter Advisers’ Seminar 2017

MUCH ADO ABOUT ADVISING WHAT:  Two-day seminar for journalism advisers only.  This year the sessions will focus on skills for all advisers.  Download brochure to get registration information:  2017 Wi...

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FALL SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM CONFERENCE, OCT. 13, 2017

FALL SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM CONFERENCE, OCT. 13, 2017

Plan to join us for KEMPA's annual Fall Scholastic Journalism Conference, Oct. 13, 2017.  The theme this year will be LEADERSHIP, with a track of sessions for students AND for teachers. We are now...

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