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Got news? Get clicks! contest

my.hsj.org gives out CASH PRIZES every month to the five school media organizations that we host online that generate the highest monthly traffic to their sites between the beginning of the month and the end of the month.

It does not matter if you are in a small town or big city. Every student site we host has a chance to win every month.

If you ask everyone you know to visit your site, many will. That’s why we’re offering the Got News? Get Clicks! contest. To give you a shot at winning, we have provided basic tips to help you market and bring traffic to your news site, not just once, but constantly. We also welcome your suggestions.

Want to know how to market your site and generate more visitors? Use your my.hsj.org login. On the dashboard, go to the bottom of the second column to find details under "Monthly traffic contest and how to generate traffic."

Forgot your login? On my.hsj.org, click on Member Login in the top right and then enter your e-mail address and the system will send it to you.

If your site is not hosted by us – FOR FREE – don’t delay! Student news organizations at high schools, middle schools and elementary schools everywhere are welcome.

Get started by registering online at http://hsj.org/form_entry/ and choosing my.hsj.org.

Winners

Janurary 2013

First prize: $150
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $100

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Three third prizes: $50 each

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

 

Miami Lakes Educational Center
Miami Lakes, Fla.
The Harbinger

December 2012

First prize: $150
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $100

Bath High School
Lima, Ohio
The Paw Print

Three third prizes: $50 each

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Miami Lakes Educational Center
Miami Lakes, Fla.
The Harbinger

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

November 2012

First prize: $150
Dakota Ridge Senior High School
Littleton, Colo.
The Ridge Review

Second prize: $100

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Three third prizes: $50 each

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

October 2012

First prize: $150
Dakota Ridge Senior High School
Littleton, Colo.
The Ridge Review

Second prize: $100

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Three third prizes: $50 each

Miami Lakes Educational Center
Miami Lakes, Fla.
The Harbinger

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

September 2012

First prize: $150
Bath High School
Lima, Ohio
The Paw Print

Second prize: $100

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Three third prizes: $50 each

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

August 2012

First prize: $150
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $100

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Three third prizes: $50 each

Desert Mirage High School
Thermal, Calif.
The RamPage

Walsh Middle School
Framingham, Mass.
Walsh Wildcat E-Zine

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

July 2012

First prize: $150
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $100

Desert Mirage High School
Thermal, Calif.
The RamPage

Three third prizes: $50 each

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

May 2012

First prize: $150
Cleveland High School
Portland, Ore.
Clarion

Second prize: $100

Viewmont High School
Bountiful, Utah
The Danegold

Three third prizes: $50 each

Desert Mirage High School
Thermal, Calif.
The RamPage

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

April 2012

First prize: $150
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $100

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $50 each

Bath High School
Lima, Ohio
The Paw Print

Walsh Middle School
Framingham, Mass.
Walsh Wildcat E-Zine

Venice High School
Venice, Calif.
The Oarsman

March 2012

First prize: $150
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $100

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $50 each

Bath High School
Lima, Ohio
The Paw Print

Walsh Middle School
Framingham, Mass.
Walsh Wildcat E-Zine

Venice High School
Venice, Calif.
The Oarsman

February 2012

First prize: $150
Bath High School
Lima, Ohio
The Paw Print

Second prize: $100

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Three third prizes: $50 each

Desert Mirage High School
Thermal, Calif.
The RamPage

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Arrowhead High School
Hartland, Wis.
The Arrowhead

January 2012

First prize: $150
Bath High School
Lima, Ohio
The Paw Print

Second prize: $100

Walsh Middle School
Framingham, Mass.
Walsh Wildcat E-Zine

Three third prizes: $50 each

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Arrowhead High School
Hartland, Wis.
The Arrowhead

November 2011

First prize: $150
Olympus Junior High School
Roseville, Calif.
Spartan Chronicles

Second prize: $100

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $50 each

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Miami Lakes Educational Center
Miami Lakes, Fla.
The Harbinger

South Lyon East High School
South Lyon, Mich.
The East Edition

October 2011

First prize: $150
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $100

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Three third prizes: $50 each

Catonsville High School
Catonsville, Md.
The Comet

Desert Mirage High School
Thermal, Calif.
The RamPage

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

September 2011

First prize: $150

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $100

Roosevelt High School
Kent, Ohio
The Colonel

Three third prizes: $50

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Campbell High School
Smyrna, Ga.
The Spartan Chronicles

Rocklin High School

Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

June 2011

First prize: $250
William Cullen Bryant High School
Long Island City, N.Y.
Bryant Clipper

Second prize: $150

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $100 each

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Walsh Middle School
Framingham, Mass.
Walsh Wildcat E-Zine

May 2011

First prize: $250
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $150

Catonsville High School
Catonsville, Md.
The Comet

Three third prizes: $100 each

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Walsh Middle School
Framingham, Mass.
Walsh Wildcat E-Zine

Rocklin High School

Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

March-April 2011

First prize: $250
El Modena High School
Orange, Calif.
The Reflector

Second prize: $150

South Lyon East High School
South Lyon, Mich.
The East Edition

Three third prizes: $100 each

Bellbrook High School
Bellbrook, Ohio
Eagle View

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

February 2011

First prize: $250
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $150

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

Three third prizes: $100 each

Notre Dame De La Baie Academy
Green Bay, Wis.
The Tritonian

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

January 2011

First prize: $250
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $150

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Three third prizes: $100 each

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Dakota Ridge Senior High School
Littleton, Colo.
The Ridge Review

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

December 2010

First prize: $250
Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Second prize: $150

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $100 each

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

November 2010

First prize: $250
Campbell High School
Smyrna, Ga.
The Spartan Chronicles

Second prize: $150

Dakota Ridge Senior High School
Littleton, Colo.
The Ridge Review

Three third prizes: $100 each

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

October 2010

First prize: $250
Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Second prize: $150

Notre Dame De La Baie Academy
Green Bay, Wis.
The Tritonian

Three third prizes: $100 each

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Roseville High School
Roseville, Calif.
Eye of the Tiger

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

September 2010

First prize: $250
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $150
Roosevelt High School
Kent, Ohio
The Colonel

Three third prizes: $100 each

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Campbell High School
Smyrna, Ga.
The Spartan Chronicles

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

August 2010

First prize: $250
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $150
Roosevelt High School
Kent, Ohio
The Colonel

Three third prizes: $100 each

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Campbell High School
Smyrna, Ga.
The Spartan Chronicles

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

July 2010

First prize: $250
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $150
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Three third prizes: $100 each

Arrowhead High School
Hartland, Wis.
The Arrowhead

Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento, Calif.
The Octagon

Roseville High School
Roseville, Calif.
Eye of the Tiger

May 2010

First prize: $250
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $150
Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

Three third prizes: $100 each
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Roseville High School
Roseville, Calif.
Eye of the Tiger

Mountain Vista High School
Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Eagle Eye

April 2010

First prize: $250
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $150
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Three third prizes: $100 each
Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Rocklin High School
Rocklin, Calif.
Flash Online

March 2010

First prize: $250
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $150
Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

Three third prizes: $100 each
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Arrowhead High School
Hartland, Wis.
The Arrowhead

Marvin Ridge High School
Waxhaw, N.C.
Ridge Report

February 2010

First prize: $250
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Second prize: $150
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Three third prizes: $100 each
Arrowhead High School
Hartland, Wis.
The Arrowhead

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Washington High School
Sioux Falls, S.D.
News of Washington

January 2010

First prize: $250
Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Second prize: $150
Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $100 each
Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Paint Branch High School
Burtonsville, Md.
Mainstream

Washington High School
Sioux Falls, S.D.
News of Washington

December 2009

First prize: $250

Washington High School
Sioux Falls, S.D.
News of Washington

Second prize: $150

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $100 each

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts
Laredo, Texas
The Magnet Tribune

Arrowhead High School
Hartland, Wis.
The Arrowhead

November 2009

First prize: $250

Washington High School
Sioux Falls, S.D.
News of Washington

Second prize: $150

Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle

Three third prizes: $100 each

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Granite Bay High School
Granite Bay, Calif.
The Gazette

Arrowhead High School
Hartland, Wis.
The Arrowhead

October 2009

First prize: $250

Beckman High School
Irvine, Calif.
The Beckman Chronicle

Second prize: $150

Washington High School
Sioux Falls, S.D.
News of Washington

Three third prizes: $100 each

Felix Varela Senior High School
Miami, Fla.
The Viper Vibe

Rocklin (Calif.) High School
Flash Online

Anderson Clark Magnet High School
La Crescenta, Calif.
Clark Chronicle