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23.0320701 Journalism CP (S)
   Offered to all students with Department approval
Students investigate the history of journalism in the United States of America. Media law, journalistic ethics, and
news coverage are investigated to encourage students to be better reporters and consumers of news in the Information
Proper interviewing techniques and layout design with an emphasis on page elements for communication purposes
discussed. Proper photography technique, darkroom technique and operation are covered extensively culminating
personal production of black and white photos from conceptualization to darkroom production. This course
prerequisite for the school newspaper, yearbook, and literary/art magazine staffs. A computer lab and darkroom
students to explore and create projects. A $50 darkroom fee and access to a camera are required for this course.

23.0320702 Journalism/Magazine CP (S)
   Offered to 10th – 12th grade students with Department approval
This journalism course teaches hands-on production in the design and publication of the school literary/art magazine, Carpe Diem. Through the practical experience of producing the magazine, students learn and develop the basic magazine journalism skills of soliciting and evaluating students' literary and artistic work, planning, marketing, financing, and publication design. Students are expected to spend some time outside of class to produce the magazine.
23.0320708 Journalism/Newspaper CP (Y)
Offered to 10th – 12th grade students Prerequisite
Journalism 23.0320703
Writing sample may be required
The newspaper class is responsible for the complete production of six or more issues of the student newspaper, Golden Lines, each school year. Students improve their basic journalism skills of reporting, writing, editing, design and production learned in Journalism through the practical experience of producing the student newspaper. Students are responsible for all aspects of financing, managing and producing the newspaper. Staff members are appointed to positions by the newspaper adviser and the editorial board. Students are expected to spend some time outside of class to produce the newspaper.

23.0320709 Journalism/Yearbook CP (Y)
   Offered to 10th – 12th grade students
   Prerequisite – Journalism23.0320703
   Writing sample may be required
This journalism course teaches hands-on production in the design and publishing of the school yearbook, Golden Echoes. Through the practical experience of producing the yearbook, students learn and develop the basic journalism skills of reporting, writing, editing, layout design, photography and the business skills of organization, planning, marketing, finance and distribution. Students are expected to spend some time outside of class to complete their assignments.