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Newspaper I


Newspaper I is a production class focusing on learning and developing the skills necessary for the creation and publication of the student newspaper. The Crusader, both in print and online. Individual initiative and personal responsibility will be stressed while students practice their journalism skills in a small group-oriented, business-like environment in which teamwork and cooperation are essential for success.  Skill areas emphasized are: writing for the various journalistic styles, for web and print, including opinion, news feature and review writing; optimizing social media use, including Twitter and Facebook; newspaper design, for web and print, using Adobe InDesign and the Gibbons website; basic photojournalism, using school-provided Nikon DSLR cameras. Students will be expected to participate in covering extra-curricular activities and school related events.