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SIGN UP for the Best School Newspaper Awards 2005 contest workshops and pick up invaluable tips on how to put together a four-page newspaper. And win pizza vouchers in the process! 

Eight half-day workshops will be held in the Klang Valley and various states between March 7 and March 31 (see below) to help prepare students for the contest which is open to primary and secondary schools. 

Students will be given pointers by The Star’s journalists on how to come up with their own school newspaper as well as the contest dos and don'ts. There will also be a hands-on session on writing news stories and laying out a page. 

Details of the contest, which will be launched on April 5, will be disclosed at the workshop. With more than RM2.5mil worth of prizes pledged by Pizza Hut, this year's contest promises more attractive prizes. There are also surprises in store for the winners. It will definitely be worth the effort! 

For details of the contest, look out for the Star-NiE bumper issue on Wednesday, April 6. 

Has your school registered yet? Places are limited to 125 and will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Each school will only be allowed to send four students and one teacher.  

Those interested can call Kiran at 03-7967 1298 to register. For the workshops in Penang and Ipoh, call Ms Oun or Ms Kam at 04-647 3883/3399 for registration. Take note that the workshop dates for Shah Alam, Menara Star and Penang have been changed to March 8, 9 and 22 respectively. 

BSNA 2005 workshop schedule 

Mar 8 :       Shah Alam         (venue to be confirmed) 

Mar 9 :       Menara Star, Petaling Jaya 

Mar 11:       Olympia College, Ipoh 

Mar 21:       Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan & Teknologi Malaysia (KUKTEM), Kuantan 

Mar 22:       INTI College, Penang 

Mar 23:       Menara Star, Petaling Jaya 

Mar 30:       Systematic College, Johor Baru 

Mar 31:       Multimedia Universiti (Melaka campus), Malacca 

Note: Dates and venues are subject to change 

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