YEARBOOK/JOURNALISM- AUGUST, 2019
DATE

Information/Activities, Projects and Assignments

IMPORTANT YEARBOOK INFORMATION:

FRI

8/23

DANA VISITS. We discuss Yearbook Ad Sales and Covers.

PHOTO ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS WEEK: Take a photo of an acivity in one of your classes. ASK PROPER PERMISSION FIRST. We will put these in the ASSIGNMENT FOLDER (which is not yet made.)

The Q: Drive is still in the making. We will review how to use the Q: Drive and how to manage photographs on MONDAY. Dana from Josten's will be visiting on FRIDAY to discuss AD SALES.

ALL ASSIGNED PAGES ARE SET UP ON THE YEARBOOKAVENUE.COM PAGE LADDER. FEEL FREE TO CHECK THESE OUT BY PULLING DOWN THE "ALL STAFF" BUTTON ON THE LEFT SIDE OF YOUR SCREEN!

THE BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT: We will begin learning the basics of yearbookavenue.com, interviewing, story and caption writing, photography and page design over the next week by completing the BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT. Mr. B. and veteran staff members will help new staff members log in to yearbookavenue.com and begin creating their new page elements, including the basics of image placement, text placement and colors. New Yearbook staff members will be creating their FASHION page layout, according to the Project Sheet (see table below). DUE ON TUESDAY FROM MENTEES, FINAL PROOFING BY MENTORS DUE ON WEDNESDAY!

New Staff Members Returning Staff Mentors
Kayelie Riney
Rianna Emalee
Spencer Lexi
Abby Dyllan
Sydney, Cassandra Maddy
Jacky Savannah
Reese Hailey
Tamika Melissa
Lily Ciara

THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE ASAP:

  1. Enter BOOK SALES from the start of the year (MELISSA).
  2. SENIOR PHOTO DESIGNS: Maddy
  3. Set up PHOTO FOLDERS on the Q: Drive and on Yearbookavenue.com (Emalee).
  4. PAGE DESIGN TEMPLATES.
  5. FINALIZE COVER.
  6. PAGE ASSIGNMENTS.
  7. Review PHOTO PROCESSES.

WED

8/21

WORK DAY:

PHOTO EVENTS for the week: MAPS testing, SENIOR PARKING SPACE PAINTING, SPORTS PRACTICES, FIRST DRONE FLIGHTS in STEM DRONES, OTHER ACTIVITIES?

We review the ASSIGNMENTS for this week, including the MENTOR/MENTEE BOOTCAMP PROJECT.

Take a photo of an acivity in one of your classes. ASK PROPER PERMISSION FIRST. We will put these in the ASSIGNMENT FOLDER (which is not yet made.)

We discuss LEGACIES. What are they at a High School? How can you identify them? What are Legacies for students? What are legacies for teachers? How do we ASK about legacies? How do we PHOTOGRAPH legacies?

The Q: Drive is still in the making. We will review how to use the Q: Drive and how to manage photographs on MONDAY. Dana from Josten's will be visiting on FRIDAY to discuss AD SALES.

WE MAKE PAGE ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE LADDER OF ALL FACULTY AND FALL SPORTS PAGES!

THE BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT: We will begin learning the basics of yearbookavenue.com, interviewing, story and caption writing, photography and page design over the next week by completing the BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT. Mr. B. and veteran staff members will help new staff members log in to yearbookavenue.com and begin creating their new page elements, including the basics of image placement, text placement and colors. New Yearbook staff members will be creating their FASHION page layout, according to the Project Sheet (see table below).

New Staff Members Returning Staff Mentors
Kayelie Riney
Rianna Emalee
Spencer Lexi
Abby Dyllan
Sydney, Cassandra Maddy
Jacky Savannah
Reese Hailey
Tamika Melissa
Lily Ciara

THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE ASAP:

  1. Enter BOOK SALES from the start of the year (MELISSA).
  2. Put together our PAGE LADDER (Mr. B./Lexi).
  3. SENIOR PHOTO DESIGNS: Maddy
  4. Set up PHOTO FOLDERS on the Q: Drive and on Yearbookavenue.com (Emalee).
  5. PAGE DESIGN TEMPLATES.
  6. FINALIZE COVER.
  7. PAGE ASSIGNMENTS.
  8. Review PHOTO PROCESSES.

MON

8/19

WORK DAY:

PHOTO EVENTS for the week: MAPS testing, SENIOR PARKING SPACE PAINTING, SPORTS PRACTICES, FIRST DRONE FLIGHTS in STEM DRONES, OTHER ACTIVITIES?

Take a photo of an acivity in one of your classes. ASK PROPER PERMISSION FIRST. We will put these in the ASSIGNMENT FOLDER (which is not yet made.)

DUE TODAY: From all staff members, I need to receive an email at pburkhard@weldre9.k12.co.us that contains a VOICE RECORDER FILE of a fashion/style interview that you have completed with another member of staff. THIS INCLUDES RETURNING STAFF, please send along an interview that you have conducted with/for your mentee. This will be (along with the signed syllabus), the first grades of the year, make sure I can give you a good score on this assignment!

THE BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT: We will begin learning the basics of yearbookavenue.com, interviewing, story and caption writing, photography and page design over the next week by completing the BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT. Mr. B. and veteran staff members will help new staff members log in to yearbookavenue.com and begin creating their new page elements, including the basics of image placement, text placement and colors. New Yearbook staff members will be creating their FASHION page layout, according to the Project Sheet (see table below).

New Staff Members Returning Staff Mentors
Kayelie Riney
Rianna Emalee
Spencer Lexi
Abby Dyllan
Sydney, Cassandra Maddy
Jacky Savannah
Reese Hailey
Tamika Melissa
Lily Ciara

THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE ASAP:

  1. Enter BOOK SALES from the start of the year (MELISSA).
  2. Put together our PAGE LADDER (Mr. B./Lexi).
  3. SENIOR PHOTO DESIGNS: Maddy
  4. Set up PHOTO FOLDERS on the Q: Drive and on Yearbookavenue.com (Emalee).
  5. PAGE DESIGN TEMPLATES.
  6. FINALIZE COVER.
  7. PAGE ASSIGNMENTS.
  8. Review PHOTO PROCESSES.

FRI

8/16

WORK DAY:

SYLLABUS DUE TODAY! Please put it in my folder.

DUE ON MONDAY: From all staff members, I need to receive an email at pburkhard@weldre9.k12.co.us that contains a VOICE RECORDER FILE of a fashion/style interview that you have completed with another member of staff. THIS INCLUDES RETURNING STAFF, please send along an interview that you have conducted with/for your mentee. This will be (along with the signed syllabus), the first grades of the year, make sure I can give you a good score on this assignment!

THE BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT: We will begin learning the basics of yearbookavenue.com, interviewing, story and caption writing, photography and page design over the next week by completing the BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT. Mr. B. and veteran staff members will help new staff members log in to yearbookavenue.com and begin creating their new page elements, including the basics of image placement, text placement and colors. New Yearbook staff members will be creating their FASHION page layout, according to the Project Sheet (see table below).

New Staff Members Returning Staff Mentors
Kayelie, Shawn Riney
Rianna Emalee
Spencer Lexi
Abby Dyllan
Sydney, Cassandra Maddy
Jacky Savannah
Reese Hailey
Tamika Melissa

THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE ASAP:

  1. Enter BOOK SALES from the start of the year (MELISSA).
  2. Put together our PAGE LADDER (Mr. B./Lexi).
  3. PAGE TEMPLATES.
  4. COVER PHOTOS.
  5. PAGE ASSIGNMENTS.
  6. Review PHOTO PROCESSES.
  7. Set up PHOTO FOLDERS on the Q: Drive.

WED

8/14

WORK DAY:

  1. We finish our discussion of the Rules and Regulations for Yearbook.
  2. We add a tool to our routine: Please get out your CELL PHONE and download an APP called VOICE_RECORDER. This app is available for both iOS and ANDROID phones. This year, we will be using this app to record our interviews, so that we have more precise recall of our journalism efforts. We will start using this on the BOOTCAMP project today!
  3. Lexi and Mr. B. help set up staff accounts on yearbookavenue.com for all staff.
  4. While you are waiting to get your yearbookavenue.com account set up, please complete Mr. B.'s Yearbook Survey, so that we can start working on page assignments!

THE BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT: We will begin learning the basics of yearbookavenue.com, interviewing, story and caption writing, photography and page design over the next week by completing the BOOT CAMP PAGE PROJECT. Mr. B. and veteran staff members will help new staff members log in to yearbookavenue.com and begin creating their new page elements, including the basics of image placement, text placement and colors. New Yearbook staff members will be creating their FASHION page layout, according to the Project Sheet (see table below).

New Staff Members Returning Staff Mentors
Kayelie, Shawn Riney
Rianna Emalee
Spencer Lexi
Abby Dyllan
Sydney, Cassandra Maddy
Jacky Savannah
Reese Melissa
Tamika Hailey

THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE ASAP:

  1. Enter BOOK SALES from the start of the year (MELISSA).
  2. Put together our PAGE LADDER (Mr. B./Lexi).
  3. PAGE TEMPLATES.
  4. COVER PHOTOS.
  5. PAGE ASSIGNMENTS.
  6. Review PHOTO PROCESSES.
  7. Set up PHOTO FOLDERS on the Q: Drive.

TUE

8/13

Welcome Back!

Names and Introductions.

Classroom rules and expectations.

COMPUTER LOGIN:

  • Navigate to highlandtechnology.org, BOOKMARK page!
    • Temporary Login for new students: USERNAME: techlab
    • PASSWORD: huskies1
  • Navigate to yearbookavenue.com and BOOKMARK page!

If we have time: REVIEW OF THEME FOR THIS YEAR'S BOOK.

YEARBOOK SYLLABUS passed out. Due back on FRIDAY for a 15 point assignment.