The SNO Report: Add your site to Apple's News app

This week’s release of Apple’s iOS 9 includes a new app called News. Articles in the News app are pulled from a wide range of sources, and you can easily add your site to that content pool by following a few simple steps. Start by going…

The SNO Report: Kickstart your school year with these new features

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We hope you had a great summer! Whether you’re a brand-new adviser or a website pro, SNO wants to offer you an enthusiastic welcome back. We’ve got some great new features and updates to make you the rockstar of your journalism department…

SNOMobile: Premium iOS and Android apps for scholastic journalism programs

We’ve got some exciting news for you. We’ve been listening to your requests, and after many months of research and development, we’re ready to roll out the premium service you’ve been asking for. That’s right–SNOMobile, our dedicated…

The SNO Report: Year-End Best Practices

Because it’s the end of May and you are a journalism adviser, you are probably thinking about summer, and we respect that, but we’d like you, for just a moment, to think about SNO. Why? At the end of the school year, it’s important to…

Editor-in-chief and nonprofit founder: Sanah Jivani does it all

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Sanah Jivani is a pretty ambitious senior. Not only is she editor-in-chief of The Legacy Press at Klein Collins High School in Texas, but she’s also the founder of a nonprofit organization and the creator of her very own international holiday.…

From the newsroom to the classroom

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While SNO works with many middle schools, high schools, and colleges, we’re lucky enough to host a few elementary school papers as well. One of these is The Colonial Times, from Colonial Elementary School in Pelham, New York. We recently spoke…

The SNO Report: Badge Recap and Celebration!

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Thank you to the 128 news publications that applied for badges over the past four months. It was another successful badge season here at SNO! We awarded 172 badges overall! While every school that earned a badge should be proud of their accomplishment,…

Badges, pacemakers, and slideshows v. galleries

You are running out of time! The deadline to earn badges as a part of the SNO Distinguished Sites program is May 1, which is next Friday. Have you submitted for one or more of the SNO badges? What are you waiting for? Apply today. Congratulations…

Video, video, and more video

This week we're focusing on what may arguably be the most challenging aspect of digital journalism to tackle -- video. From news broadcasts to sports highlights, video is no longer a medium online publications can ignore. We turned to two of…