Student Media: Yearbook

  • Grades: 10, 11, 12


    Students serve as editors, designers, photographers, and reporters to collaboratively plan, produce, market, and publish the NHS Shadow yearbook. The course provides students with the opportunity to study and to practice gathering and analyzing information, interviewing, and note taking for the purpose of producing and publishing the NHS Shadow yearbook.  Students use computers for desktop publishing; additionally, students learn and apply the NHS Manual of Style.

    During the length of this course, students must maintain a 2.0/4.0 academic standing in ALL academic courses and a proficient standing in the course. If a student falls below this standard, (s)he will be dismissed from the course at semester; the student may reapply the following semester with proof of academic standing.

    Students must go through an application process each year; acceptance into the class is based on the review of the application by the publication’s adviser. The application process includes an application, portfolio, and 3 letters of recommendation from any NHS teacher of the student’s choice. (One recommendation must come from the student’s grade level English teacher.)

    Prerequisites: Students must demonstrate proficiency in a Newswriting or Photojournalism (Visual Journalism) OR have approval from the instructor.

    • One year course, two credits
    • The nature of this course allows for successive semesters of instruction at an advanced level.

    All Yearbook students should Complete the Shadow Yearbook Staff Application.