Journalism - Course Descriptoin

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The primary goal of the journalism class is to write, edit and produce The Waldorf Chronicle, our high school newspaper. In the process, students learn principles of journalistic ethics and composition, interviewing skills, basic layout techniques and the importance of deadlines. Students also take all of the photographs, draw the cartoons and write headlines.

Faculty:                      Barbara Huckabay, High School Humanities Teacher
Class Dates:            September 6th, 2012-June 7th, 2013
Curriculum Area:    Electives

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