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Journalism: Newspaper & Yearbook Pathway

Journalism Newspaper & Yearbook Pathway

Journalism: Newspaper Courses

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32711 Beginning Journalism A - 1 Trimester - HHS 9 10 11 12
(Seniors will be admitted with Instructor’s permission)
This course is an entry-level course, which provides instruction in the basic skills and techniques needed in the field of journalism. The content includes recognition of and writing news; development of editorials, sport articles, and feature stories; workshop experience in photography, layouts, advertising, printing, and other practical aspects of journalistic enterprise. TI 0710
 

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32712 Newspaper Production I - 1 Trimester - HHS 9 10 11 12  
Prerequisite:  Beginning Journalism A
 

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32713 Newspaper IIA - 3 trimesters offered; minimum of 2 Trimesters for CTE Completers - HHS 10 11 12
Prerequisite: Newspaper Production I
This course provides students with actual hands-on experiences associated with publishing a newspaper. Writing, editing, photographic layout, desktop publishing, legal and ethical issues, and business management skills are emphasized. Students actually perform all the skills necessary to produce a school newspaper. Students pursue independently developed projects related to traditional print and online publishing – video clips and website. Students develop leadership skills necessary to meet deadline, manage staff members, and work with the community. TI 0711
 

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32714 Newspaper IIB 10 11 12
Prerequisite: Newspaper Production IIA
This course provides students with actual hands-on experiences writing, editing, photographic layout, desktop publishing, legal and ethical issues, and business management skills are emphasized. Students actually perform all the skills necessary to produce articles ready to publish. Students pursue independently developed projects related to traditional print and online publishing – video clips and website. Students develop leadership skills necessary to meet deadline, manage staff members, and work with the community. TI 0711
 

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32716 Newspaper IIIA - 3 trimesters offered; minimum of 2 Trimesters for CTE Completers - Repeatable – HHS 11 12
32717 * Newspaper IIIB
Prerequisite: Newspaper IIB
This course provides students with actual hands-on experiences associated with publishing a newspaper Writing, editing, photographic layout, desktop publishing, legal and ethical issues, and business management skills are emphasized. Students actually perform all the skills necessary to produce publishable articles. Students pursue independently developed projects related to traditional print and online publishing – video clips and website. Students develop leadership skills necessary to meet deadline, manage staff members, and work with the community. TI 0711
 

Journalism: Publishing Courses

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32711 Beginning Journalism A - 1 Trimester - HHS 9 10 11 12
(Seniors will be admitted with Instructor’s permission)
This course is an entry-level course, which provides instruction in the basic skills and techniques needed in the field of journalism. The content includes recognition of and writing news; development of editorials, sport articles, and feature stories; workshop experience in photography, layouts, advertising, printing, and other practical aspects of journalistic enterprise. TI 0710
 

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40841 Publishing IA - 3 Trimesters – CHS/PHS 9 10 11 12 
40846 Publishing IB
40847 Publishing IC
This course emphasizes design principles for the creation of advertising and publishing materials, and techniques for efficient planning and documenting projects, and utilizing the most appropriate software for the task at hand. This course incorporates the full print production Adobe Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat to complete typical industry projects using best practices for efficient production.
 

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40842 Publishing IIA - 3 Trimesters – CHS/PHS 9 10 11 12 
40846 Publishing IIB
40849 Publishing IIC
This course emphasizes design principles for the creation of advertising and publishing materials, and techniques for efficient planning and documenting projects, and utilizing the most appropriate software for the task at hand. This course incorporates the full print production Adobe Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat to complete typical industry projects using best practices for efficient production.
 

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40843 Publishing IIIA - 3 trimesters offered; minimum of 2 Trimesters for CTE Completers – Repeatable – CHS/PHS 10 11 12
40844 Publishing IIIB 
40845 Publishing IIIC 
Prerequisite: Publishing II
This course is designed to utilize publishing skills for the creation and publication of a complex publication such as a school yearbook. Planning and design principles are used to analyze and organize information, select and create visuals and develop a design structure. Organizational and professional skills are developed through team projects in which students prioritize project components and present the final product to its intended audience. 
 

Journalism: Yearbook Courses

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32711 Beginning Journalism A - 1 Trimester - HHS 9 10 11 12
(Seniors will be admitted with Instructor’s permission)
This course is an entry-level course, which provides instruction in the basic skills and techniques needed in the field of journalism. The content includes recognition of and writing news; development of editorials, sport articles, and feature stories; workshop experience in photography, layouts, advertising, printing, and other practical aspects of journalistic enterprise. TI 0710
 

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42311 Yearbook I - 3 Trimesters – HHS 9 10 11 12 
Prerequisite: Beginning Journalism A
Students are introduced to basic layout and design concepts. They consider current trends in design and learn basic elements and principles of design. Students get hands-on training in photography and using Adobe design software. Adobe certification is offered.
 

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42312 Yearbook IIA - 3 trimesters offered; minimum of 2 Trimesters for CTE Completers – HHS 10 11 12
42313 Yearbook IIB
42314 Yearbook IIC
Prerequisite: Yearbook I
Students continue to increase their understanding of layout and design concepts. They apply what they learn from the current trends in design to the development of yearbook spreads for publication. They increase their knowledge in photography and the Adobe design software. Adobe certification is offered.
 

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42315 Yearbook IIIA - 3 trimesters offered; minimum of 2 Trimesters for CTE Completers – Repeatable – HHS 11 12
42316 Yearbook IIIB
42317 * Yearbook IIIC
Prerequisite: Yearbook II
This course provides students with actual hand-on experience associated with producing a conventional student yearbook and/or video yearbook. Writing, editing, photographic layout, desktop publishing, and business management skills are emphasized. Students perform all the skills necessary to produce a school yearbook. TI 0713, TI 0714, TI 0715