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Konopelko from Pittsburg earns Kansas Student Journalist of the Year

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association congratulates Nicole-Marie Konopelko of Pittsburg High School on winning the statewide honor of the 2019 Kansas Student Journalist of the Year. Nicole is the editor-in-chief for the Booster Redux, the school’s newspaper and online news site. The overall winner is chosen among the winners of three different enrollment…...

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Congrats to the December-January monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the December – January KSPA monthly contest. Shawnee Mission East earned the most awards in November with seven. Blue Valley West and Lawrence High received six awards each to earn a tie for second place. Video 1st Place: Lainey Caldwell & Becca Cannon from Blue Valley…...

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JEA – Journalism Education Survey

We are inviting you to participate in an online survey about journalism education. This study is being conducted by the independent Education Week Research Center in partnership with The Journalism Education Association, the national membership organization for scholastic media advisers. To complete this online survey, please click the secure link HERE.…...

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Unveiling the 2018 All-Kansas Yearbook winners

Congratulations to the following KSPA-member yearbook staffs who earned All-Kansas yearbook status in the 2018 All-Kansas critiques. Our judges critiqued at total of 52 books and awarded 22 All-Kansas awards. Judges were supplied a critique booklet and a copy of the yearbook in October. The completed electronic critique booklets have…...

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Congrats to the 2018 Pacemaker and Best of Show Winners!

The National Scholastic Press Association recognized these Kansas publications as winners of several prestigious awards like the Pacemaker Award and the Best of Show award. Individual awards were also given. These students competed against other student journalists from around the country. The winners were announced at the 2018 JEA/NSPA Fall…...

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Congrats to the 2018 Pacemaker Finalists!

Congratulations to NSPA’s 2018 Pacemaker Finalists! We are proud of our Kansas schools and the time they have devoted to create some of the nation’s top publications. Honoring the nation’s best, the National Scholastic Press Association has named 67 scholastic student newspapers and newsmagazines as finalists in its prestigious Pacemaker…...

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The Covers: 2018 All-Kansas Yearbook Entries

Check out the covers of 50 yearbooks that were received by our Oct. 3 All-Kansas Yearbook Critique deadline. Covers can be sorted by school size and each cover is captioned with the school name. The books have been shipped to the judges. Stay tuned in December for the announcement of…...

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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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