Newspaper Sponsor - Mr Bonjour
EN 87 Newslab: Prerequisite: Instructor approval required
Students write and edit the school newspaper, The Viewpoint. Students learn the essentials of mass communications and demonstrate skills in journalistic writing and research. The writing process includes writing according to The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual as well as practicing the concepts found in Jack Hart's A Writer's Coach, the works of Tim Harrower, and other well regarded sources. Students learn to use technology used in the industry on Apple computers; software programs include Photoshop, InDesign, and Microsoft Word.