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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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2018 Regional Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who provided thousands of entries for the KSPA Regional Contests and won the awards below. This year’s on-site Regional Contests were complicated by inclement weather during Feb. 21, 22 and 23. The regional contests at Emporia State University, Wichita State University and Kansas State University were…...

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Maize student earns 2018 Mary Patrick Aspiring Young Journalist Award

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association congratulates Maize Middle School student Aiden Werner on winning the statewide honor of the 2018 Mary Patrick Aspiring Journalist Award. Werner works on Maize’s broadcast shows and has learned how to mix and create various types of videography. In May, Werner will be recognized at KSPA’s state…...

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Congrats to December-January monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the December-Janaury KSPA monthly contest. Blue Valley Southwest received the most awards this month, finishing with six total. Blue Valley West, Mill Valley and Shawnee Mission East were right behind them with five awards each. Deadline for February’s submissions is Wednesday, Feb. 28. Video 1st…...

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Daisy Bolin receives 2018 Kansas Student Journalist of the Year

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association congratulates Shawnee Mission East senior Daisy Bolin on winning the statewide honor of the 2018 Kansas Student Journalist of the Year. Bolin is the Head Copy Editor for The Harbinger, the school’s newspaper and online news site. The overall winner is chosen among the winners of three different enrollment classifications:…...

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Congrats to November monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the November 2017 KSPA monthly contest. Shawnee Mission East received the most awards this month, finishing with seven total. Mill Valley was right behind them with five awards. Numerous schools all earned four awards each: Blue Valley West, Lawrence Free State, Pittsburg and Shawnee Mission…...

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Unveiling the 2017 yearbook All-Kansas winners

Congratulations to the following KSPA-member yearbook staffs who earned All-Kansas yearbook status. Our judges critiqued at total of 48 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…...

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