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KSPA Middle School Workshop 2019

Please complete the form by March 30 to give Laura Hayden your feedback in preparing for this workshop. Join us at our annual workshop on Saturday, April 6.  It will be held at Derby North Middle School, 3100 N Rock Road, Derby, Kansas 67037. The workshops are from 9:30 a.m.-12:30…...

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Congrats to the February monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the February KSPA monthly contest. Lawrence High School and Mill Valley High School tied with the most awards in February with six each. Shawnee Mission East High School and Shawnee Mission Northwest High School received five awards each to earn a tie for second place.…...

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2019 Regional Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who submitted thousands of entries for the KSPA Regional Contests and won the awards below. NEW THIS YEAR: A REGIONAL RUNDOWN Over the past month, 89 Kansas high schools submitted more than 2,100 entries to the KSPA Regional Contest. With a new format, we thought it…...

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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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Congrats to the November monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the November KSPA monthly contest. Shawnee Mission East earned the most awards in November with seven. Blue Valley West, Kapaun-Mount Carmel, Lawrence High and Mill Valley had five awards each to earn a tie for second place. Video 1st Place: Lawder DeSantis from Shawnee Mission…...

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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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Regional Contests 2019: Better (and closer) than ever!

Welcome to the new & improved Regional Contest! Now schools can choose their own Regional location. Plus, KSPA will create more balanced regional groupings to create fair competitions....

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