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Congrats to the August-September monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the August-September KSPA monthly contest. Shawnee Mission East High School earned the most awards this month, with eight total. Blue Valley Southwest High School and Lawrence High School each received five awards each to tie for second place. Video 1st Place: Dalton Reck from Shawnee…...

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It’s All FOUR You!

For the first time ever, KSPA will bring four fall conferences to the Sunflower State. Register now for your students to attend and for a chance to have your publications critiqued!...

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Congrats to the April monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the April KSPA monthly contest. Kapaun-Mount Carmel Catholic High School, Lawrence High School and Mill Valley High School tied with the most awards this month, each finishing with seven total. Right on their heels was Blue Valley North with a total of six awards. Video…...

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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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2018 All-Kansas Spring Winners

Congratulations to the following KSPA-member staffs who earned All-Kansas status for their news publications, news websites or video news programs. For news publications, our judges critiqued a total of 31 books and awarded 13 All-Kansas awards. In news websites, seven entries were chosen from 15 submissions. Judges were supplied critique booklets and…...

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Congrats to the March monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the March KSPA monthly contest. Shawnee Mission East High School received the most awards this month, finishing with eight total. Right on their heels was Blue Valley Northwest with a total of seven awards. Deadline for April’s submissions is noon on April 30. Video 1st…...

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J.D. Garber of Salina Central earns Jackie Engel Award 2018

KSPA joins Kansas Collegiate Media (KCM) in congratulating the 2018 Jackie Engel Award winner, a journalism adviser at Salina Central High School. J.D. Garber is this year’s recipient of the award, sponsored by KCM and named in honor of a former journalism teacher at McPherson High School. Engel helped bring…...

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Ready? Set? State!

Everything that you need to know — whether you are an adviser or a student — about the KSPA 2018 State Contest. The prompts are posted. The registration is up. The trophies are waiting. Now, it’s your turn to make it happen!...

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Congrats to February monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the February KSPA monthly contest. Pittsburg High School received the most awards this month, finishing with seven total. Numerous schools all earned five awards each: Lawrence High School, Maize High School and Mill Valley High School Deadline for March’s submissions is noon on March 30.…...

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