News Media – Digital Production

Prerequisite – 21st Century Journalism
1440 – 1 Unit

This class provides a hands-on experience in writing, designing, and editing student news media outlets. Students have full responsibility for production of content and solicitation of advertising. Students are expected to demonstrate teamwork, cooperation, and dependability; as such after-school work is mandatory. This course may be repeated for credit. Credit may be applied toward the minimum fine arts graduation requirement. With teacher and administrator approval, a student who has not completed 21st Century Journalism may enroll.

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Photo – Digital Producation

Prerequisite – Teacher recommendation
1441 – 1/2 Unit

Students enrolling in this class will learn the techniques needed to provide digital photographs for a variety of media. Students will be required to shoot for the yearbook, newspaper, and website, and will be expected to attend a variety of after-school events. Students will have access to digital cameras. Maximum course cost is $20.00. Credit may be applied toward the minimum fine arts graduation requirement. The course may be repeated for credit.

Yearbook – Digital Production

Prerequisite – None
1442 – 1 Unit

This class provides “hands-on” experience in writing, designing, and editing student media outlets. Students have full responsibility for creating a digital media project for public presentation and will also solicit advertising to help offset the cost of production. After-school work is mandatory. This course may be repeated for credit. Credit may be applied toward the minimum fine arts graduation requirement.

Editorial Leadership – Newspaper

Prerequisite – Leadership position on a publication and teacher approval
1496 – 1 Unit

Editorial leadership guides students through the day-to-day management of scholastic media outlets, emphasizing the development of skills in human relations, oral and written communication, critical thinking, advanced problem-solving development of plans for project management, and resource scheduling. Course may be repeated for credit.

Editorial Leadership – Yearbook

Prerequisite – Leadership position on a publication and teacher recommendation
1497 – 1 Unit

Editorial leadership guides students through the day-to-day management of scholastic media outlets, emphasizing the development of skills in human relations, oral and written communication, critical thinking, advanced problem-solving, development of plans for project management, and resource scheduling. This class is designed to help student editors meet the stringent demands of leading a group toward a common goal. Course may be repeated for credit.

21st Century Journalism

Prerequisite – None
1481 – 1/2 Unit

Students are introduced to the role of the media in our society. Students will learn basic reporting and journalistic techniques as they interview, research, and create news and feature articles for a variety of media. Students will also study editorial writing, basic principles of layout, headline writing, and advertising design, as well as journalistic applications of online and social media.