HS + JH Yearbook


Course Description:  
In this course, students will work as a team to create the yearbook. Topic coverage includes media ethics, photojournalism, typography, caption and story writing, layout and design principles, graphic design, digital imaging, advertising, sales, and video production, all of which are applied to the school yearbook. Yearbook design includes creating aesthetically pleasing layouts, using enhancing graphics, and effectively using color. Integral to yearbook journalism is developing and carrying out a theme, both visually and verbally, that suits Jefferson Academy. Leadership is an expected role for all students, which will manifest in assisting others, taking responsibility for themselves and others to make a product for the school, and by representing the yearbook staff in a positive way in the school community. This is an application based course that requires 100% student dedication and after school time is required.