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Diers named CHSPA Administrator of Year

Diers named CHSPA Administrator of Year

August 25, 2013

Aug. 25 - Principal Matthew Diers, leading Palisade High School since 2004, has been named 2013 CHSPA Administrator of the Year. Diers has been recognized for excellence before: 2009 Mesa County Schools, Administrator of the Year, 2011 Colorado NASSP High School Principal of the Year, and in both 2011...

Palmer named CHSPA Adviser of Year

Palmer named CHSPA Adviser of Year

August 25, 2013

Aug. 25 – Middle school yearbooks in Colorado are a national force, so the naming of Jed Palmer, adviser at Sierra Middle School in Parker, as the 2013 CHSPA Adviser of the Year is not surprising. He is the first adviser from a middle school medium to receive this honor, and our 31st Adviser of ...

Capitol Hill Press Conference contests announced… finally!

August 24, 2013

Opinion Feature Writing 1st place - Bethany Eveleth / Legend HS 2nd place - Sam Lounsberry / Eagle Valley HS 3rd place - Chaye Gutierrez & Sabrina Pacha / Standley Lake HS Honorable Mention - Quentin Boose & Jake Battock / Rock Canyon HS News-Feature Writing 1st place - Melanie Archiple...

CHSPA Photographer of the Year chosen

CHSPA Photographer of the Year chosen

May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013 - Ian Marynowski, Smoky Hill HS, was chosen 2013 CHSPA Photographer of the Year in the first year of this competition. Up to two photographers from each CHSPA member student medium could enter a 7-12 image portfolio of their work from the 2012-13 school year. Second place goes to Pa...

Best of Colorado winners announced

Best of Colorado winners announced

May 7, 2013

After a record number of entries, over 1,600 individual award certificates were mailed on May 2 to 94 advisers. You can check out the entire list of winners by downloading the winners' spreadsheet. BOC results overall Look for samples of winners and judge comments later this month. As an experiment this year, w...

Top reviews chosen from Van Gogh Media Preview contest

Top reviews chosen from Van Gogh Media Preview contest

November 30, 2012

One outcome of our latest partnership with the Denver Art Museum was an ad hoc writing contest, with students who attended the Oct. 18 Van Gogh Media Preview at the DAM entering either a review or a news story. Kristin Bonk, the curatorial assistant for painting and sculpture reviewed the stories a...

Scholarship winners announced

Scholarship winners announced

May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 – Cassa Niedringhaus, editor of the Rocky Mountain Highlighter, Rocky Mountain HS, was chosen as the CHSPA Dorothy Greer Scholarship winner for 2012. This award is also known as the Colorado Journalist of the Year. Cassa was chosen from an outstanding field of 12 nominees, from 12 schools. The judges were impresse...

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