Silver Chips Online most popular school newspaper in the nation

June 10, 2002, midnight | By Annie Peirce | 18 years, 7 months ago

According to, Silver Chips Online is presently listed as the most popular individual school newspaper website in the nation. Since September 1999 it has been visited (as of 12:00 June 10) 1,005,748 times. Editors-in-Chief Jeanne Yang and Kevin Chang expect this number to increase dramtically during the next year, since the average number of page visits per day as of June 10 was 406.

According to Site Meter - Counter and Statistics Tracker, sixty-five percent of the page visits have come from the Eastern time zone. Of the remaining thirty-five percent, 11% originate from the central time zone, 9% from the western time zone, 15% from Europe and 2% from Asia.

The HiLite from Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, named the best online US high school publication by the National Scholastic Press Association and NetGuide for 1997, is the third most read paper, below the Millard South High School Daily Citizen from Omaha, NE.

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Annie Peirce. Annie Peirce is a senior in the Communications Arts Program and the public relations manager for Silver Chips. She is also an opinions editor for Silver Chips Online. She was born on October 25, 1984, in a hospital somewhere in Prince George's County; but doesn't … More »

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