Monday, April 30, 2012

Publications Receive Award of Excellence

Two Topeka Public Schools publications have been named Award of Excellence winners in the 2011 KASB/KanSPRA Publications Contest. The TPS Website and the Overview received the Award of Excellence distinction.


Each fall, the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) and the Kansas School Public Relations Association (KanSPRA) conduct a publications and electronic media contest.School districts may submit publications in 16 categories. Publications are judged by School Public Relations Association members from another state.


The TPS Website design and function was created by a technology committee. Content is managed by TPS Communications Specialist Bret Greenwood and the Communications Department. The monthly district staff newsletter, the Overview, is edited by TPS Communications Specialist Angela Locke.

Other publications received a Certificate of Merit in the contest.Certificates of Merit were awarded to:

2011 State Assessment Results (Annual Report), Bob Winkler
Welcome to Highland Park Central, (Booklets), McShell Clark and Bret Greenwood
Biotechnology Course of Studies (Brochures and Pamphlets), Tiffany Pryor
Updates from the Park (School Newsletter), Beryl New
Hawk Highlights (School Newsletter), Christine Saunders
Capital View (School Newsletter), Loretta Dade
Avondale West Handbook (Handbook), Christine Saunders
Grant Patrol Photo (Photo), Angela Locke
TPS Achievements (PR Video), Dave Uhler
Capital City Staff Calendar (Calendar), Loretta Dade
Family Fitness Fun Night (Special Events), Bret Greenwood
Strategic Plan (Strategic PR Program), Ron Harbaugh and Bret Greenwood