YEARBOOK/JOURNALISM- APRIL, 2018
DATE

Information/Activities, Projects and Assignments

IMPORTANT YEARBOOK INFORMATION:

MON

4/23

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  You should be roughly halfway done with your page designs by now. PLEASE MEET WITH MR. B. TODAY TO REVIEW YOUR PROGRESS. All progress grades are in the gradebook for this project. Many students have very little completed here. These presentations start in just over one week. Put the effort into completing these pages!.
  2. IF YOU ARE ASSIGNED TO A SUPPLEMENT PAGE: Please spend most of your time today working on getting elements onto those pages. THE SUPPLEMENT PAGES ARE DUE ON THURSDAY!
  3. MARKETING: I need MORE VOLUNTEERS to work on a BULLETIN BOARD REGARDING THE NUMBER OF BOOKS THAT WE HAVE LEFT OF THE YEARBOOK. If you can help, please see Mr. B.
  4. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  Mr. B. is willing to adjust expectations for this project. You need to complete the final assessment for the INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM. Demonstrate completion of this assessment and Mr. B. will give you the grade for the course.
  5. MADDY: See me today about a SALES project!

FRI

4/20

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  You should be roughly halfway done with your page designs by now. PLEASE MEET WITH MR. B. TODAY TO REVIEW YOUR PROGRESS.
  2. IF YOU ARE ASSIGNED TO A SUPPLEMENT PAGE: Please spend most of your time today working on getting elements onto those pages. THE SUPPLEMENT PAGES ARE DUE NEXT THURSDAY!
  3. MARKETING: I need MORE VOLUNTEERS to work on a POSTCARD MAILER project, so that we can sell some yearbooks. If you can help, please see Mr. B.
  4. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  PRINT your diploma for your completed JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM and put it in my box by the end of the day today.
  5. MADDY: See me today about a SALES project!

THU

4/19

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  You should be roughly halfway done with your page designs by now. PLEASE MEET WITH MR. B. TODAY OR TOMORROW TO REVIEW YOUR PROGRESS.
  2. IF YOU ARE ASSIGNED TO A SUPPLEMENT PAGE: Please spend most of your time today working on getting elements onto those pages. THE SUPPLEMENT PAGES ARE DUE NEXT MONDAY, BUT NEED TO BE COMPLETED BY TOMORROW, IF WE ARE GOING TO EDIT THEM BEFORE SHIPPING!
  3. MARKETING: I need MORE VOLUNTEERS to work on the WINDOWS PROJECT. This involves a lot of CUTTING OUT OF PRINTED PHOTOS and GLUING PHOTOS to paper, along with letters. Working on this project DOES NOT extend your deadline for the NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT!
  4. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  PRINT your diploma for your completed JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM and put it in my box by the end of the day today.

TUE

4/17

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  Start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.  These pages need to be FACTORY READY, complete with ALL ELEMENTS, stories, captions, titles, photos, etc.
  2. IF YOU ARE ASSIGNED TO A SUPPLEMENT PAGE: Please spend most of your time today working on getting elements onto those pages. THE SUPPLEMENT PAGES ARE DUE NEXT MONDAY!
  3. MARKETING: I need VOLUNTEERS to work on the WINDOWS PROJECT. This involves a lot of CUTTING OUT OF PRINTED PHOTOS and GLUING PHOTOS to paper, along with letters. Working on this project DOES NOT extend your deadline for the NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT!
  4. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  PRINT your diploma for your completed JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM and put it in my box by the end of the day today.

FRI

4/13

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  Start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.  These pages need to be FACTORY READY, complete with ALL ELEMENTS, stories, captions, titles, photos, etc.
  2. IF YOU ARE ASSIGNED TO A SUPPLEMENT PAGE: Please spend most of your time today working on getting elements onto those pages.
  3. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  PRINT your diploma for your completed JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM and put it in my box by the end of the day today.

THU

4/12

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  Start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.  These pages need to be FACTORY READY, complete with ALL ELEMENTS, stories, captions, titles, photos, etc.
  2. SUPPLEMENT:
    • NATHAN and EMALEE:  Sort out any TRACK photos from this past week, we need SENIOR PHOTOS.
    • BASEBALL: We have some photos, please include them on the page. We need to start putting together the SENIOR section.
  3. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  Your JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM MUST BE COMPLETED BY FRIDAY.

TUE

4/10

NO CLASSES TODAY, DUE TO TESTING!

MON

4/9

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  Start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.  These pages need to be FACTORY READY, complete with ALL ELEMENTS, stories, captions, titles, photos, etc.
  2. SUPPLEMENT:
    • NATHAN and EMALEE:  Sort out any TRACK photos from this weekend.
    • PROM ATTENDERS:  Put any photographs from PROM and AFTER PROM into the PROM folder.
  3. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  Your JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM MUST BE COMPLETED BY 4/13.
  4. We need to start our BOOK SALES CAMPAIGN NOW: Cassandra, get the last group photos put into the YOURE_IN_THE_BOOK Folder, so that we can begin printing them for our windows!

FRI

4/6

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  If you have not yet visited with Mr. B. about this, do it TODAY! Sketches without detail and without notations regarding Look Book ideas will likely receive a very poor grade. Write ups must be detailed as to WHAT your theme is, HOW it will be presented throughout the book and WHY it will work for our book in our school.
  2. If your pencil sketch and write up is complete, start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.  These pages need to be FACTORY READY, complete with ALL ELEMENTS, stories, captions, titles, photos, etc.
  3. SUPPLEMENT:
    • We still need to be working on our Supplement pages. CATIE:  BASEBALL game TONIGHT, NATHAN and EMALEE:  TRACK FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
    • PROM ATTENDERS:  We also need photographs at PROM and AFTER PROM (SATURDAY)!
  4. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  Your JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM MUST BE COMPLETED BY 4/13.
  5. We need to start our BOOK SALES CAMPAIGN NOW: Cassandra, get the last group photos put into the YOURE_IN_THE_BOOK Folder, so that we can begin printing them for our windows!

THU

4/5

FOR TODAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT:  If you have not yet visited with Mr. B. about this, do it TODAY! Sketches without detail and without notations regarding Look Book ideas will likely receive a very poor grade. Write ups must be detailed as to WHAT your theme is, HOW it will be presented throughout the book and WHY it will work for our book in our school.
  2. If your pencil sketch and write up is complete, start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.  These pages need to be FACTORY READY, complete with ALL ELEMENTS, stories, captions, titles, photos, etc.
  3. SUPPLEMENT:
    • We still need to be working on our Supplement pages. CATIE:  BASEBALL game TONIGHT, NATHAN and EMALEE:  TRACK FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
    • PROM ATTENDERS:  We also need photographs at PROM and AFTER PROM (SATURDAY)!
  4. JOURNALISM STUDENTS:  Your JOURNALISM DIPLOMA PROGRAM MUST BE COMPLETED BY 4/13.
  5. We need to start our BOOK SALES CAMPAIGN NOW!

TUE

4/3

WORK DAY:  

  1. NEXT YEAR'S THEME PROJECT pencil sketch and description is due today. We have had two extra days to complete this, make sure you submit work that is worth a 50 point grade. Make sure to include NOTATIONS regarding where you got your ideas and from which LOOK BOOK PAGE (assuming you referred to Look Books.)
  2. If your pencil sketch and write up is complete, please start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.
  3. SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY: We still need to be working on our Supplement pages. Volunteers needed to photograph this week's BASEBALL game and TRACK meet.

Your pencil sketches and theme descriptions should look like the following:

MON

4/2

MR. B. IS OUT TODAY!

WORK DAY:  

  1. Spend some time today researching good ideas for THEMES and DESIGN ELEMENTS for your NEXT YEAR's THEME PROJECT. There are LOOK BOOKS scattered around the room. USE THEM to locate elements that you like!

  2. PAPER AND PENCIL SKETCH and THEME WRITE-UP IS DUE AT THE END OF CLASS ON TUESDAY. This must be a DETAILED outline of page elements, complete with annotations as to WHERE you got your ideas for your page. I also need to see a 1-2 paragraph written description of your theme idea, what it means, how it will be presented in the book and why you think it will work for our book.
  3. If your pencil sketch and write up is complete, please start putting your theme pages together. Use your models from LOOK BOOKS to guide your element creation.

Your pencil sketches and theme descriptions should look like the following: