903 Yearbook Publication

Sophomores 1 semester, 1/2 credit; Juniors and seniors have the option for 1 semester 1/2 credit, or 2 semesters, 1 credit

Open to sophomores (approval of instructor required), juniors, and seniors

This is an elective that focuses on the skills necessary to publish the student yearbook. These skills include interviewing, writing and revision, photojournalism, and layout and design using professional grade software on Apple computers. Students will be required to complete some assignments outside of the school day and attend mandatory staff meetings. Students also will learn an appreciation for the First Amendment and media ethics.


By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Write engaging body copy
  2. Craft effective photo captions and headlines.
  3. Meet deadlines.
  4. Conduct interviews.
  5. Design page layouts


By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. The techniques of news writing
  2. Elements of good design
  3. Associated Press style 


This curriculum last updated on January 27, 2021, by the Practical Arts Department.