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…

CSPA grads, now authors

A selection of books by SSA and CSPA grads (high school, year of workshop in parentheses): Agarwal, Priya (Chadwick High, 1986 workshop), “Passage from India: Post-1965 Indian Immigrants and Their Children,” pub. by Yuvati Co., 1991. Bruns, Bill (San Dieguito, 1960), “Winning Is Everything and Other American Myths” (co-author), MacMillan, 1976. Also: “Teaching Children Tennis the Vic…

CSPA Blogger – Feb. 2012

Ralph and the Oscars Since this is the time of the year when the Oscars are in the news, let’s talk about the CSPA’s Academy Awards winners. Or, more specifically, the Oscar winners who began as high school members of the Scholastic Sports Association, the predecessor to the CSPA. FRED ROOS (Hollywood High, 1952) went…

CSPA continues six-decade partnership with Cal Poly

The story of the California Scholastic Press Association journalism workshop was shared on the Cal Poly website. Said Cal Poly journalism professor Bill Loving: “This program shows why journalism will always be a vital part of society.” To read the complete story, visit Cal Poly’s website.

Celebrate 60 years of CSPA

Did you stay in Heron Hall? Lassen Hall? Walk to the theatre with Ralph? Lose to Larry in softball? Spend 13 days eating Poly burgers? Cover the Glenn Ellis O’Conner trial? If you attended the CSPA (or SSA/IPA) Workshop or volunteered as an instructor, you’re part of the family, part of six decades’ worth of memories…