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Awards rundown from Orlando national convention

The recent national convention for scholastic journalism showcased 114 awards for Kansas journalism individuals or programs during the four-day event in Orlando, Florida. The convention was co-sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association and was hosted at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort from Nov. 12…...

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JEA Contest Deadline Oct. 21

Deadlines for JEA/NSPA Convention in Orlando: Oct. 21 If you’re going to the Orlando convention and haven’t yet registered your students for the Write-offs, please do so soon at jea.org/writes-offs. If you need help registering for the Write-offs, do not hesitate to email the JEA staff at [email protected] or call toll…...

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Middle School Contest Results: Spring 2015 

Congratulations to the following students for their awards from the KSPA Middle School Mail-In Contest from the Spring of 2015. We are excited to celebrate you accomplishments as middle school journalists. If you are a middle school adviser and interested in a free membership, sign up here. Photography: Superior: Chloe…...

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KSPA Sweepstakes Champions Crowned

Today’s KSPA State Contest in Lawrence yielded six sweepstakes winners: the schools who earned the most points in their KSHSAA enrollment classification. The unofficial results are below . . . 1A: St. Francis Community High School 2A: Chase County Jr.-Sr. High School 3A: Humboldt High School 4A: Hays High School 5A: Salina…...

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Emily Smith from Pittsburg named Jackie Engel Award winner

Congratulations to Emily Smith, the 2015 winner of the Jackie Engel Award, presented to an outstanding publications adviser in the state of Kansas. Awarded by Kansas Collegiate Media, the award has a long history with Smith becoming the 26th winner. Please read the text of the press release from Kansas Collegiate…...

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Round-up from Denver

Congratulations to many Sunflower state advisers and students for their work at the NSPA/JEA National Convention April 16-19 in Denver, Co. The list below represents awards presented by both the National Scholastic Press Association and the Journalism Education Association. Please email [email protected] if you notice any mistakes or omissions. National High…...

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Shawnee Mission schools earn five Gold Crowns at CSPA

KSPA congratulates four high schools from Shawnee Mission for their award-winning entries in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Gold Crown Awards. The awards for outstanding yearbook, “hybrid” and newspaper work were handed out on Friday, March 20 at Columbia University in New York City. High School Yearbook Gold Crowns Hauberk,…...

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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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