And they’re back! 71st CSPA opens at Cal Poly

The 2022 edition of the CSPA High School Journalism Workshop marks a return to in-person learning A class of 20 students returned to the campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo after three years away for the start of the CSPA High School Journalism Workshop on July 16. Coming from as far away as Humboldt…

CSPA set to return to Cal Poly this summer

After two years of moving to a remote experience due to the pandemic, the California Scholastic Press Association high school journalism workshop is returning in person to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in summer 2022 to welcome its 71st class.

Chris Carlson named to CSPA Hall of Fame

Chris Carlson, an award-winning photojournalist for the Associated Press, has been inducted into the California Scholastic Press Association’s Hall of Fame.

70th workshop kicks off

The 70th-annual California Scholastic Press Association journalism workshop kicked off with students meeting each other and their instructors and completing their initial assignment.

UPDATE: CSPA Workshop going virtual for 2020

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the board of directors of the California Scholastic Press Association has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 workshop to a virtual format. “For more than two-thirds of my life, the CSPA Workshop has been the certainty of my summer,” said Todd Harmonson, senior editor of The…

Mark your calendar – 2020 workshop dates set!

Planning is already underway for the 69th edition of the California Scholastic Press Association High School Journalism Workshop. Again hosted on the campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, the workshop will take place from July 5-17, 2020. Tuition, which includes 13 days of instruction, all meals, an on-campus dorm room and transportation to all…