Update: Applications closed for the 68th annual CSPA Workshop

Applications are closed for the 2019 workshop. Students interested in the 2020 workshop may apply starting in January 2020. The California Scholastic Press Association will hold its 68th-annual high school journalism workshop on the campus of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, from July 7-19, 2019. CSPA Workshop graduates do more in 13 days than most…

How CSPA changed my life

Originally posted on Roselyn Romero:
CSPA 2018 Recap from Mohi Andrabi on Vimeo. ? The day after my 18th birthday, my dad forwarded me an email that read: Roselyn, congrats: You have been accepted to the 2018 CSPA/Cal Poly Journalism Workshop in San Luis Obispo, which runs from Sunday, July 8, to Friday, July 20.…

What you need to know about the CSPA Workshop

CSPA Workshop graduates do more in 13 days than most people do all summer. Whether you’re an experienced student journalist, a beginner or simply a student interested in improving your writing skills, you’ll find the CSPA Workshop beneficial. It’s an opportunity not only to sharpen journalism skills but to become a better writer, to improve…

Longtime CSPA friend Don McCaleb passes

Longtime CSPA board member and hall of famer Don McCaleb died April 17 at his grandson’s home in Colorado Springs, near Pike’s Peak. Don was instrumental in keeping the CSPA afloat in 1981 and 1982 after our founders Ralph and Millie passed away. He met Ralph when he worked in the public relations department at…

Update: Applications closed for the 67th-annual CSPA Workshop

Update: Applications for the 2018 workshop have now closed. Students interested in the 2019 workshop can apply starting in January 2019. Would you like to be notified when the 2019 application cycle opens? If so, add your name to the mailing list at http://bit.ly/cspa-mail. The California Scholastic Press Association will hold its 67th-annual high school journalism…

CSPA welcomes 24 graduates to family

After 13 days of writing, photography, broadcasting and social media, 24 talented journalists completed the 66th-annual CSPA Journalism Workshop on the campus of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. The program ended July 21 with a graduation ceremony that included CSPA instructors and counselors, Cal Poly staff and, most importantly, our new graduates and their family…