Ms. Costello
Planning Period: 4th Period
Welcome!  In this semester course, students will be creating the yearbook and learning the fundamentals of journalism.
  • 1st Amendment
  • Mass communication media
  • Journalism ethics
  • What makes news
  • Interview techniques
  • Journalism writing
  • History of journalism
Daily assignments / Quizzes
Weekly Current Events- Students are required to indulge in local, national, and international news. Each week students are assigned to email or print a news story that is current and from a high-quality news source. (10 points each). 
Students will be assigned specific pages to design, and will be asked to spotlight specific school events or sports. 
  • Design layout
  • Photography
  • Writing
  • Group work