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Monthly Contests

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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November Photo of the Month winners announced

Below is the list of winners in the November photo of the month contest. The next monthly contest will take place in January. Academics 1st Place: Cassie Holt, Holton High School 2nd Place: Bailey Kopp, Shawnee Mission Northwest 2nd Place: Alex Scimecca, Blue Valley North Photo Illustration 1st Place: Courtney…...

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November Story of the Month winners announced

Below are the winners for the November monthly contests. The next monthly contest will be in January. Feature Story 1st Place: Bethanne Elliott, Pittsburg High School 1st Place: Vanessa Daves, Shawnee Mission East 2nd Place: Linley Sanders, Blue Valley Northwest 2nd Place: Paige Wiley, Blue Valley Northwest 3rd Place: Katherine…...

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October Design of the Month winners announced

The October Design of the Month winners are below. Yearbook Design 1st Place: Madeline Roubinek- Shawnee Mission North 2nd Place: Justine King, Anna Weaver and Tiffany Nguyen- Maize High School 3rd Place: Justing King and Alex Morris- Maize High School   Infographics 1st Place: Sarah Campbell- Blue Valley North 2nd…...

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October Story of the Month winners announced

Below are the winners in each category for the October Story of the Month contest: News Story 1st Place: Jack Howland of Shawnee Mission East High School for his story, “Connected Through the Web.” 2nd Place: Katie Phalen of Pittsburg High School for her story, “Five to four: did we…...

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October Photo of the Month winners announced

Because the large number of entries KSPA received this month and exceptional photos, there are a lot of ties in this month’s Photo of the Month Contest. The winners in each category are listed below: Student Life Photo: 1st Place: Sarah Dean, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. 1st Place: Loghan…...

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