Learning Recommendations: Application Required. Students applying for this course should be good at meeting deadlines, writing, and photography. Strong skills in time management are highly recommended.

General Description: In this year-long, third year course, students will assume a leadership role being the editor-in-chief or a section editor: Academics, Athletics, Clubs and Activities, Index, People, Senior Ads, or Student Activities. Students in Yearbook 3 will be directly involved in the planning of the yearbook, in addition to being responsible for editing. They will be expected to assist students working under them with organizational skills, photography, and technology. They must complete these extra duties in addition to their assigned pages for The Horizon, the Skyline High School Yearbook. After school time is necessary for this class.

Content:

  • Layout and design using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop software
  • Writing copy, captions, and headlines
  • Libel and copyright issues
  • Digital Photography
  • Publicity

Strategies: Students learn through a combination of:

  • Hands on projects
  • Direct instruction
  • Exploration
  • Use of technology

Equipment to be provided by student: Students will be required to attend selected school events. It is helpful if students have their own digital camera, but class cameras will be available for check out.