Entries by Tom Hutchinson

SNO recognizes 49 student publications as SNO Distinguished Sites for 2018-19

SNO’s Distinguished Sites national recognition program, developed six years ago in an effort to more-clearly outline a set of standards for online student journalism excellence, saw more participation and success than ever before during the 2018-2019 school year. SNO recognized 49 student publications as distinguished sites, compared to 27 last year, and awarded a total […]

Fourteen SNO customer sites awarded a Pacemaker by NSPA

The National Scholastic Press Association announced its top honors for scholastic press publications on Saturday. We are pleased to share that 14 of the 18 Online Pacemaker winners are members of the SNO community. The winning sites are: El Estoque, Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Calif. The Pearl Post, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School, Lake Balboa, Calif. […]

The SNO Report: Eighteen SNO customer sites named Gold Crown winners by CSPA

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced its Gold Crown winners this week with 18 of 24 winners in online media categories coming from the SNO community. The SNO winners are: In Digital News: Pathfinder, Parkway West High School (Ballwin, MO) Southwest Shadow, Southwest Career and Technical Academy (Las Vegas, NV) The Red Ledger, Lovejoy High School (Lucas, […]

Midterm Election Coverage on Best of SNO

OK, we concede. You guys are good! We asked you to get out there and cover your local elections. Your response? Overwhelming. You had it covered from all angles, so much so that we’ve re-published close to 30 stories so far and still have more to review — and more being sent in. Thank you for […]

It’s SNO Distinguished Sites Season

Your favorite time of year is back, the time of year when you can begin applying for our SNO Distinguished Sites badges. Like Best of SNO, this year you’ll submit for badges on your own site dashboard, in the tab for SNO Badges. There, you’ll get started, track your progress, submit to Best of SNO, and […]