Student Media: Yearbook I-IV



This course provides the study of and practice in reporting, writing, editing, photography, design, and publishing of print and digital media for the school yearbook. Students plan, create, publish, market, and distribute the yearbook as the primary component of this class. Students follow the ethical principles and legal boundaries that guide journalists and prepare for or explore potential media career paths. Because Student Media is also considered an extracurricular activity, some work and meeting time outside of school hours is required. In addition, student editor positions are available through an application process.


Length: Year

Offered: Fall/Spring

Number of Periods per Semester: One


Grade Level: 9-10-11-12

Course Prerequisites: Journalism I, Photography I, Student Media Yearbook, or Unique Experience


Application:  None

Tryout : None

Counselor Approval Required: None


Dual Credit: No

Weighted:  Levels I, II, III No, Level IV Yes, Half


Diploma Directed Elective or Elective for All Diploma Paths, Fulfills a Fine Arts Requirement for the Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma

Quantitative Reasoning: No