Online News Archive

Most recent articles are listed first.

2014 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the winning cover contest entries from 2014.
2014 Music K-8 Survey: We Value Your Feedback
We hope that you will take a few minutes to share your thoughts with us. Your input will help us best design Music K-8 with you in mind.
Zombie Style Video Contest Entries
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Zombie Style Video Contest. We were very impressed with the quality and creativity of the 22 videos. You can view all 22 videos here.
New Home For Plank Road Publishing
We made the big move into our new building in spring 2013. View photos of Plankers in their new digs.
2013 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the winning cover contest entries from 2013. (Please note that only Finalists and higher are pictured. Honorable mentions are not included.)
Resources For Special Programming This Fall
As we approach each new school year, we know that you will be planning performances for September and for other occasions that will need patriotic and other types of inspirational music. We have published a number of songs and larger works in Music K-8 and separately that can help you.
2012 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the winning cover contest entries from 2012.
Crisis Relief Resources
Find out some of the best ways to help those in need. Access links to reputable charities and download free songs for your own fundraising performances.
2011 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the winning cover contest entries from 2011.
Green Tips
Important tips on how to have a less negative impact on our world.
In Loving Memory: Julia Nestingen-Palm
A tribute to a friend and coworker.
2010 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the winning cover contest entries from 2010.
2009 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the winning cover contest entries from 2009.
2008 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the winning cover contest entries from 2008.
2007 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the 220 best cover contest entries from 2007.
About John Riggio
Read a short biography of John Riggio, one of the popular Plank Road Publishing songwriters.
About Teresa Jennings
Read a short biography of Teresa Jennings, co-owner of Plank Road Publishing and creator of quality children's music.
2006 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the 214 best cover contest entries from 2006.
2005 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the 229 best cover contest entries from 2005.
In The Recording Studio - Part II
Ever wondered what those talented young singers on your Music K-8 recordings look like? Here are more photos of the singers recording songs for Music K-8 Volume 15.
The Flood of '98: Teresa's Letter
On August 6, 1998, Plank Road Publishing's offices were devastated by a flash flood, forcing the company to relocate. Read Teresa Jennings' letter from Music K-8 Vol. 9, No. 2, describing the flooding.
2004 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the 229 best cover contest entries from 2004.
2003 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the 238 best cover contest entries from 2003.
In The Recording Studio
Ever wondered what those talented young singers on your Music K-8 recordings look like? Here's your opportunity to take a glimpse into the actual recording studio in Indianapolis and see for yourself.
2002 Cover Contest Winners
Click to view the top 212 cover contest entries from 2002.
Rockhopper Video Clips
View video clips of movement suggestions for John Riggio's great tune about penguins.
The Flood of '98: Photos
On August 6, 1998, Plank Road Publishing's offices were devastated by a flash flood, forcing the company to relocate. These photos were taken the day after the flood.
2000 Cover Contest Winners
View the 52 top winners from our annual Cover Contest.
2001 Cover Contest Winners
Each year Plank Road Publishing sponsors an art contest for students. The winning entry is used as the cover of Music K-8 magazine. Click to view the top 228 contest entries.

^ Back To Top