Entries by Tom

The SNO Report: Start the year with SNO Curriculum

With every new school year comes a group of new students to train in journalism. Before they can even think about using the website, they need to know a few basics of the industry. We’re here to help, if you’d like some. SNO Curriculum gives you educational materials to use in the classroom. Whether you’re a […]


Get To Know The New Site Booster Package From SNO

Meet the new Site Booster This summer the Site Booster package received a major overhaul, adding a ton of new features that you’ve been asking for. Read on for all of the new details. Quizzes and Tests Brand new to the Site Booster package are SNO Quizzes and SNO Tests. SNO Tests are composed of […]


The SNO Report: Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! We hope you had a relaxing summer! After last year, you certainly deserved it. Whether you’re a brand-new adviser or a website pro, SNO Sites is here to offer you an enthusiastic welcome back. We’ve got some great news to share and plenty of new features to make you the rockstar of your […]


SNO Recognizes 67 Student Publications As 2020-2021 SNO Distinguished Sites

In a year where many publication staffs never even met face-to-face, amazingly, the total number of SNO Distinguished Sites hit a new high. SNO recognized 67 student publications as distinguished sites, compared to 63 last year, and awarded 242 publications with at least one badge. Upon tallying up these final numbers, we here at SNO were left with one […]


Best Of Best Of SNO: End Of Year

It turns out that not even a pandemic can slow student journalists down, especially when it comes to Best of SNO. Not only did this year’s submission numbers match last year’s, they went above and beyond. See for yourself: At the time of this email, Best of SNO had… More than 20,750 stories submitted to […]


FLEX Pro Has Arrived!

Today we released the free FLEX Pro website theme update we’ve been previewing for weeks.  This new update will not affect the look of your site by default, but it comes with a set of super-powerful new tools that give you more flexibility for customizing your site’s appearance than you’ve ever had before. During the past […]


The SNO Report: SNO’s Year in Numbers

When reflecting on 2020, a particularly prominent theme of the year seemed to be statistics. From COVID-19 cases to electoral college votes, numbers dominated the news cycle. As the year comes to a close, we thought it would be appropriate to apply this trend to our own work. With that, we present to you SNO’s 2020 […]


Thoughts on Thanksgiving, three generations of cowboys, and the culture of cults: the last few weeks on Best of SNO

Since our last Best of Best of SNO roundup, we’ve received thousands more story submissions here at the SNO headquarters. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorites. Before you dive in, we’d like to take a moment to point out a trend you might notice in these selections: They are not COVID-19 related. While many of your […]