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National Teacher of the Year Application open

An announcement from the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund: Are you advising the school newspaper, yearbook staff, or other media at your high school? Do you teach students how to produce digital content, create compelling stories, use social media, or practice journalism? If so, apply, or, encourage a friend to apply for…...

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KC Press Club Scholarship due May 1

The Kansas City Press Club is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 William B. Moorhead journalism scholarship.  This year, the award is expected to be about $2,000 for an outstanding high school senior who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in journalism.  The winner can renew the Moorhead scholarship in…...

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Regional Contest Results Posted

Six locations . . . 12 classifications . . . 19 categories . . . 2748 registrations . . . hundreds of judges . . . and now, the results . . ....

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Timing of Regional Results

Today’s regional competition at the University of Kansas wraps a great journalism week for KSPA and the state of Kansas. Throughout Scholastic Journalism Week, Kansas students and advisers shone bright. On Monday we announced three students from across the state who earned designation as Kansas Student Journalists of the Year. Monday…...

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Capturing Regionals

A photo gallery by University of Kansas student Lauren Muth of the morning session at the KSPA regional contests Friday, Feb. 28 at the University of Kansas Union. Students competed in nine on-site contests including Copy Editing, Sports Writing and Feature Writing. Dean Ann Brill of the William Allen White…...

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Julia Poe of Shawnee Mission East named top student journalist

  Julia Poe, a senior and two-year editor-in-chief of Shawnee Mission East High School’s news website, received the award as Kansas Student Journalist of the Year 2015 during a ceremony Monday, Feb. 23. Poe earned the honor in competition with 16 other student journalists from around the state of Kansas…...

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Kansas adviser wins Special Recognition Award

Congratulations to Shawnee Mission West yearbook adviser Amy Morgan for her award of Special Recognition Yearbook Adviser from the Journalism Education Association. The award was announced Jan. 19 on JEA’s website. Morgan advises the Saga staff at the high school in Overland Park. Morgan also acts as KSPA’s secretary and has…...

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November 2014 Monthly Contest Results

Congratulations to the winners of the November 2014 monthly contest! Be sure to follow @kspastaff on Twitter so that we can mention you and your award-winning work. Please contact us at staff@kspaonline.org with any corrections or questions. There were 137 entries in the contest this month, and 14 different schools…...

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Chat about High School Journalist of the Year

The 2014 national Journalist of the Year, Taylor Blatchford, will be hosting a chat this Wednesday, January 14 @ 7 p.m. CST to answer questions about the Journalist of the Year contest. You can either tweet questions ahead of time using #HSJOY or ask questions live during the chat. To…...

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