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Monthly Contests

SM East, Pittsburg, SM North, SM Northwest students lead September Photo of the Month winners

Fifteen students from 10 Kansas high schools placed in the top three of five categories for the September Photo of the Month contest. Here are the students the judge deemed worthy of recognition: Sports 1st—Molly Halter, SM East 2nd—Katie Knutson, BV Northwest 3rd—Kate Martens, Salina Central Student Life 1st—Caroline Creidenberg,…...

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September Story of the Month Winners Announced

Students from KC Washington, Shawnee Mission East, Wichita East and Blue Valley High School have won first place awards in KSPA’s Story of the Month Contest for September 2012. Here are the top three entries for each category: News 1st—Lauryn Stramel– Washington, “Schedule Changes Cause Chaos“ 2nd—Jordan Watkins– Maize, “New principal…...

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Maize, BV West, BV Northwest students win April design contest

Two students from Maize tied for first place in the news publication category of KSPA’s April Design of the Month Contest, while students from Blue Valley West (yearbook design) and Blue Valley Northwest (infographics) also earned first-place honors. Here are the winners and others who merited recognition from the judge:…...

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Students from three schools win top spots in April Story of the Month contest

Two students each from Shawnee Mission East and Blue Valley Northwest, and one student from Holton High School earned first-place rankings in KSPA’s Story of the Month Contest. Here are the winners and other entries noted by the judge, along with links to their stories: Feature Story 1st: Julia Poe,…...

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April Monthly Contest Entry Form Now Available

The monthly contest entry form is now available for April.  You may access it here. If you have difficulties accessing the form, please contact Claire or Amanda at [email protected]

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Stories about storytelling, male cheerleaders earn top honors for March

Rachel Anderson’s story about male cheerleaders at Blue Valley North, along with Erin O’Neill’s feature about Blue Valley Northwest’s Storytelling program led the winners in the March Story of the Month contest. Here’s a list of the winners with links to their stories: News 1st Place — Rachel Anderson, Blue…...

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March Story of the Month winners announced

Students from Mill Valley, Blue Valley North, Shawnee Mission Northwest and Blue Valley Northwest all earned first place in the March Story of the Month contest. Here’s a complete list of winners with links to their stories: News 1st Place — Rachel Anderson, Blue Valley North, “Cheerleading squad invites boys…...

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February Design of the Month winners announced

Winners for the KSPA February Design of the Month contest were revealed today. News Publication Design 1st: Bailey Kopp, SMNW (News, Opinion, Analysis) 2nd: Evan Nichols, SME (Star Wars) 3rd: Lauren Kassien, BVW (Oscar Party) Infographics 1st: Kennedy Burgess, SME (Social Media) 2nd: Sarah Campbell, BVN   YB Spread 1st:…...

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January Photo of the Month winners announced

Below are the winners of the January Photo of the Month contest for each category: Student Life Photo 1st Place: Kayla Heenan of Blue Valley Northwest High School 2nd Place: Alex Morris of Maize High School Photo Illustration 1st Place: Tifany Nguyen of Maize High School Portrait 1st Place: Alyssa…...

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November Design of the Month winners announced

Below are the winners in the November design of the month contest. The next monthly contest will take place in January. Yearbook 1st Place: Callie Byrnes, Shawnee Mission North 2nd Place: Justine King, Anna Weaver, Tiffany Nguyen, Taylor Axtell, Maize High School 3rd Place: Justine King, Alex Morris, Sarah Yoder,…...

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