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Chase County adviser to be honored at NSPA national convention

Linda Drake, the adviser at Chase County High School in Cottonwood Falls, is one of five NSPA Pioneer Award recipients for 2010. She will be honored Nov. 13 at the NSPA/JEA national convention in Kansas City, Mo. Drake is also a member of the KSPA board, serving as an Area…...

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Kansas students shine at JEA/NSPA convention in Portland

Students from Andover High School, Goddard, Shawnee Mission East, Shawnee Mission Northwest and Shawnee Mission West won several awards this past weekend at the JEA/NSPA national convention in Portland, Ore. Foremost among the winners was East’s Tim Shedor, the Kansas High School Journalist of the Year. Shedor was one of…...

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CSPA honors three Kansas advisers with Gold Keys

Three Kansas advisers were awarded Gold Keys from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the CSPA’s annual conference this month in New York, and a fourth Kansan was awarded the Charles R. O’Malley Award. Linda Drake from Chase County High School, C. Dow Tate from Shawnee Mission East and Rebecca…...

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Humboldt, Mill Valley and Blue Valley students lead the way at Statehouse Day

Students from Humboldt, Mill Valley and Blue Valley earned top honors in the writing and video news contests sponsored by KSPA after the first Statehouse Reporter for a Day, Jan. 28 in Topeka. More than 40 students from 15 schools converged on Topeka on a cold Kansas morning, and they…...

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KSPA hosts three Middle School Re-Design Workshops

Hello! It is time to shake off those cold weather blues and join us for the 6th annual Middle School Re-Design Workshops. The workshops will be held once again at Maize South Middle School, but our school has a brand-new beautiful facility so note the address change below. There are…...

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KSPA offers students a chance to be political reporters; travel stipends available

KSPA is excited to announce its newest learning opportunity for students, “Statehouse Reporter for a Day,” a combination field trip/reporting contest in which students have the chance to interview state officials and legislators about the issues facing K-12 education in Kansas. Statehouse Reporter for a Day is set for Thursday,…...

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09 Lawrence Fall Conference Photos

KSPA Assistant Director Andrew Hoxey took the photographs for this short gallery of some of the highlights of the KU Fall Conference, Sept. 23 at the Kansas Union in Lawrence. Web master Rowdy Wichman designed the slideshow....

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NSPA director, SI photographer to speak at Fall Conferences (updated 9/21)

Logan Aimone, executive director of the National Scholastic Press Association, will address students and advisers at the Fall Conferences in Hays and Manhattan, on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22, respectively, and Sports Illustrated photographer Bill Frakes will deliver a featured address at the Lawrence conference on Sept. 23. Aimone is…...

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Fall Conferences 2009: A new era in Kansas journalism

For the 28th consecutive year, the Kansas Scholastic Press Association will host fall conferences for student-journalists and their advisers across this great state. For the 11th consecutive year, advisers will have the choice to attend a conference at a university of their choice: •    Monday, Sept. 21, at Fort Hays…...

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