IHSA Administrator

Matt Troha

Journalism Calendar


IHSA State Series Programs
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State Final Competition

Sectional: Saturday, April 13, 2019

State Final: Friday, April 26, 2019

Site: Heartland Community College |  Directions to Site | Campus Map
Lodging: Area Information | Lodging List
Apparel & Souvenirs: Minerva


Sectional Review Writing Genre: Music
Sectional Sports Writing Sport: Girls Soccer

State Review Writing Genre: Jazz
State Sports Writing Sport: Girls Basketball

As your schools are preparing to travel to EIU for the IHSA State Journalism Finals, don’t forget to bring samples of your student publications (yearbooks & newspapers) & staff T-shirts to share at the swap shop. 

The platform and available programs used for Info Graphics will be InDesign 6 and Photoshop.

Frequently Asked Questions

Press Associations
Illinois Journalism Education Association
Kettle Moraine Press Association
Southern Illinois School Press Association