Stephanie McCoy, Advisor
(use school code 13673)
PRICE INCREASE AFTER FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016
(use code SHSWHIPPETS)
DUE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016
This course is designed to teach the basics of yearbook journalism, including: theme, coverage, copy writing, graphic design, photography, finance, advertising, marketing and sales techniques, teamwork, time management skills and emerging technologies. Students will design and produce a quality color yearbook for Shelby Senior High School and its supporters within a budget using these basics of yearbook journalism.
Produce a yearbook the staff, the school, and the community can enjoy
Learn their rights and responsibilities as student journalists
Learn and utilize emerging technologies
Gain proficiency in desktop publishing with Adobe InDesign, CS3, and Photoshop
Incorporate advanced design principles such as grid and mod design into the yearbook
Learn and use journalistic writing techniques including, but not limited to: writing copy; conducting interviews; editing for grammar, spelling and punctuation; writing caption copy; and using AP style.
Develop student leadership and decision-making skills including organizational, time management, and teambuilding skills.
Find ways to include every student and staff member in the yearbook
Sell business advertisements and yearbooks through marketing and sales techniques
Learn basic photography skills including taking effective pictures and cropping pictures