• March 29Blue Banner, newspaper and website, are due January 15.
  • March 23Golden Dozen deadline is November 15.
  • March 23Best Story Contest entries are due January 15.


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Blue Banner Website Contest

Blue Banner Website Contest should be submitted by Jan. 15.

Recognizing overall excellence, the Digital Blue Banner Contest will be a new addition to  SISPA’s Winter Conference. The winners will be announced at the Winter Conference during the closing assembly.

Schools must be a SISPA member to participate and membership dues cover the entry fee. Schools will also receive a completed critique book with an explanation of their score and comments by the judge.

Websites are judged within three separate division according to school size.

To enter, complete the Blue Banner Website entry form and send to John Wells.

Any questions should be directed to John Wells at F.J. Reitz High School.