CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts - Multimedia and Performing

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CLASSES / ASSIGNMENTS

Course Description

Yearbook is designed for students who want to be on a creative, journalistic staff. Throughout the course, the students will learn about journalism, publishing, writing and composition, photography, graph design, and many other topics. The most important emphasis are the following:

· Publishing using Walsworth online software

· Graphic design and desktop publishing using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)

· Journalistic writing and interviewing techniques

· Teamwork: Staff members will be assigned pages and be responsible for taking pictures, writing articles, conducting interviews, and designing their pages. Section Editors are in charge of the pages and tasks in their sections, and Editors-in-Chief will oversee the entire production. The co-advisors will train and advise the editors and staffers as well as keeping the timeline on pace