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Middle School workshop gives students a jumpstart

Derby North Middle School hosted the Middle School Workshop on April 1.  Mary Patrick began the workshop sharing all the opportunities available through KSPA. Twenty-four middle school students experienced a packed day of presentations from basics of theme, photography, and design to alternative copy, marketing, and leadership. Two tracks were…...

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Bill Gasper of Hays High School wins Jackie Engel Award 2017

KSPA joins Kansas Collegiate Media in congratulating the 2016 Jackie Engel Award winner. Please read the press release below from KCM: The Indian Call yearbook and The Guidon newspaper adviser at Hays High School has won a top journalism teaching award for 2017. Bill Gasper is this year’s recipient of…...

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2017 State Contest Prompts & Registration

Welcome to the big time! The state contest . . . a chance for your school to compete for the Sweepstakes trophy . . . a chance for you to show off everything that you have learned this year . . . a chance for eternal glory and well, journalism…...

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2017 Middle School Workshop

How can you pass up a chance to sharpen your yearbook, photography and broadcast skills in a workshop made just for you: the middle school student!...

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2017 Regional Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who provided thousands of entries for the KSPA Regional Contests and won the awards below. Thank You The contest would not be possible without the help of the regional coordinators from each of our host universities. Please join the KSPA staff and board in thanking the following…...

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Celia Hack of Shawnee Mission East earns 2017 Kansas Student Journalist of the Year

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association congratulates Shawnee Mission East senior Celia Hack on winning the statewide honor of the 2017 Kansas Student Journalist of the Year. Hack leads the Harbinger Online, the school’s online news site, as co-editor-in-chief. The overall winner is chosen among the winners of three different enrollment classifications: 1A/2A, 3A/4A…...

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Congrats 2016 yearbook All-Kansas winners

Congratulations to the following KSPA-member yearbook staffs who earned All-Kansas yearbook status. Our judges critiqued at total of 56 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 adviser. Each…...

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The Covers: 2016 All-Kansas Yearbook Entries

Check out the covers of 55 yearbooks that were received by our Oct. 3 All-Kansas Yearbook Critique deadline. You can sort the covers 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…...

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Too Close to Call: KSPA Fall Conferences 2016

We want to earn your vote as the best day of journalism ever! With the upcoming political season -- from electing new members of the Topeka statehouse election to choosing a new president -- political coverage will be everywhere: on your website, on your broadcast, in your yearbook and on…...

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