Planning Ahead for Fall Student Press Day

Tom McHale

June 3, 2017

While the registration deadline is still months away, here is a Fact Sheet for this year's Fall Conference. The Basics: Date: Oct. 30, 2017 Registration due: Oct. 24, 2017 Costs: $20 per student and $50 per adviser additional $65 per adviser for JE...

Time to Register for the Spring Adviser Conference

Tom McHale

January 11, 2017

Network with other advisers and gather ideas and resources for the coming year at the Spring Advisers Conference at Rutgers Universtiy on May 5. Click here to download a brochure and registration form. Please register by April 27. The c...

Legislative Update: Bills in Senate and Assembly with Editorial Support


August 3, 2016

New Jersey Senator Diane Allen (R) introduced the New Voices bill on Monday, August 1 with Senator Nia Gill (D) as the co-primary sponsor and Senator Jennifer Beck (R) as co-sponsor. We now have identical bills in both the St...

NJ New Voices Legislation Seeks Sponsors


May 5, 2016

In December, a bill was introduced by Assemblywoman Donna Simon that protects student journalists and their advisers from censorship and administrative retribution. The bill needs to be reintroduced by a new legislative sponso...

Simon Introduces Student Rights Bill


January 8, 2016

Assemblywoman Donna Simon introduced a bill on December 17 that provides protection for student journalists in public high schools and public universities to exercise their First Amendment Rights. Bill A4912 also protects teachers and advisers from administra...

GSSPA Announces Twitter Contest Winner


November 4, 2015

Congratulations to Luke Hinrichs from Cherry Hill High School East (Eastside Newspaper) who won the Twitter reporting contest at the GSSPA Fall Conference on October 26. His handle for the day was @lukehh_NJFPD15. Go to Tw...

Press Release: First Amendment icon to speak at GSSPA Fall Conference

Tom McHale

September 9, 2015

By April Catuogno Her bold actions fifty years ago guaranteed students’ First Amendment rights today. Now, Mary Beth Tinker will be the keynote speaker at the annual Garden State Scholastic Press Association (GSSPA) conference ...

GSSPA Board Officers for 2015-2016

Tom McHale

May 17, 2015

The following were elected at the Spring Advisers Conference: President - Greg Gagliardi, CJE First Vice President - Jill Ocone Second Vice President - Andi Mulshine Recording Secretary - Bill Allen Corresponding Secretary - ...

Register now for the Spring Advisers Conference

Tom McHale

February 9, 2015

This year's Spring Advisers Conference will take place on Friday, May 1 at Rutgers University's Cook Campus Center.  For a registration form click here. Forms must be received by April 24....

Press Day: Communications wins WriteOff

Andi Mulshine

October 27, 2014

Anna Robinson, a junior at Communications High School in Monmouth County, is this year's first place winner in the annual WriteOff contest at Fall Press Day, held today at Rutgers University. Robinson was one of 15 students who wrote n...

Fall Student Press Day is October 27

Tom McHale

August 25, 2014

Time to start planning for the GSSPA's largest conference of the year. Mary Beth Tinker will be this year's keynote speaker! We anticipate that the conference will fill up fast, so please register soon. The registration deadline...

Pemberton columnist prevails at The Stinger


June 5, 2014

By JOHN TAGLIARENI The Pemberton High School newspaper, The Stinger, has published the revised column that was held back by school administrators during the winter. It appears that  pressure from all sides made an impact...

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