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2018 State Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who provided hundreds of entries for the KSPA State Contests and won the awards below. Thank You The contest would not be possible without the help of . . . Judges from all over the country Volunteers and judges from the University of Kansas William Allen White School…...

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2018 KSPA Annual Award Winners

KSPA proudly recognizes educators and professionals each year who promote excellence in scholastic journalism. Our two winners this year are exceptional: one a dedicated administrator and other an accomplished teacher. Congratulations to our award winners! ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR 2018 The KSPA Administrator of the Year Award recognizes secondary school…...

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J.D. Garber of Salina Central earns Jackie Engel Award 2018

KSPA joins Kansas Collegiate Media (KCM) in congratulating the 2018 Jackie Engel Award winner, a journalism adviser at Salina Central High School. J.D. Garber is this year’s recipient of the award, sponsored by KCM and named in honor of a former journalism teacher at McPherson High School. Engel helped bring…...

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Ready? Set? State!

Everything that you need to know — whether you are an adviser or a student — about the KSPA 2018 State Contest. The prompts are posted. The registration is up. The trophies are waiting. Now, it’s your turn to make it happen!...

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Free annual KSPA Middle School Workshop scheduled for Saturday, April 7

A workshop just for middle school journalism and it’s free! Join us at our annual workshop on Saturday, April 7. It will be held at Derby North Middle School, 3100 N Rock Road, Derby, Kansas 67037. The workshop is from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. We’ll start with donuts and juice at…...

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Unveiling the 2017 yearbook All-Kansas winners

Congratulations to the following KSPA-member yearbook staffs who earned All-Kansas yearbook status. Our judges critiqued at total of 48 books and awarded 20 All-Kansas awards. Judges were supplied a critique booklet and a copy of the yearbook in October. The completed electronic critique booklets have been emailed back to each…...

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Congrats to winners from Dallas national convention

NSPA and JEA hosted thousands of high school journalists in Dallas last weekend for a convention themed “GO BIG.” Many KSPA schools attended and earned recognition in the Pacemaker, Best of the Year awards and Write-Off contests. Kansas schools earned 12 awards in the Best of Show Contest, four Pacemakers,…...

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