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…

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 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.