YEARBOOK/JOURNALISM- AUGUST, 2018
DATE

Information/Activities, Projects and Assignments

IMPORTANT YEARBOOK INFORMATION:

FRI

8-17

FOR TODAY:

SIGNED SYLLABI ARE DUE TODAY! 15 POINTS!

  1. We finish our HOW-TO WORKSHOP regarding elements in Yearbookavenue.com.
  2. 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). We took a lot of our fashion model photographs on Thursday. Finish taking these, as needed, complete your interviews regarding your models' style. UPLOAD YOUR PHOTOS TO THE BOOT_CAMP_PHOTOS folder on Yearbookavenue.com for placing on your practice page.
  3. RETURNING STAFF: Please work on creating basic TEMPLATES for page layouts using our THEME ELEMENTS.. You do not have to include PHOTOS or STORIES, just place IMAGE BOXES AND TEXT BOXES. Please include the bottom CHRONOLOGICAL STRIP and a PAGE NUMBER idea.
New Staff Members Returning Staff Mentors
Savannah, Hope Emalee
Hailey Zannie
Ciara Serinady
Luz, Riney Lexi
Dyllan Nathan
Katelin Maddy
Melissa Mr. B.

THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE ASAP:

  1. Enter BOOK SALES from the start of the year (MADDY)
  2. Put together our PAGE LADDER. (SERINDAY AND MR. B.)
  3. PAGE TEMPLATES. (EMALEE, LEXI, ZANNIE, NATHAN)
  4. COVER PHOTOS. (SERINADY)
  5. PAGE ASSIGNMENTS. (SERINADY AND MR. B.)
  6. Review PHOTO PROCESSES. (MR. B.)
  7. Set up PHOTO FOLDERS on the Q: Drive. (VOLUNTEER)

THU

8-16

WORK DAY:

  1. We finish our discussion of the Rules and Regulations for Yearbook.
  2. We review the THEME for the book for this year.
  3. OUR FIRST ASSIGNMENT: We discuss our photo/story project for this week. All staff will be responsible for taking a photograph from a classroom before the end of class next Thursday. This photograph will show students or a teacher engaged in an interesting activity. Staff will include a 1-2 paragraph story with this photograph that describes what is happening in the photograph. Use details to describe the photograph and activity. Include a 2-4 word TITLE for your story, as well. MAKE SURE to ask your teacher beforehand if you, as a yearbook member, can take these photographs! This will be our first weekly assignment! Project due on THURSDAY, completed on a Google Doc and shared with Mr. B.
  4. Serinady helps set up staff accounts on yearbookavenue.com for all staff.
  5. 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). Returning staff members will be working on creating PAGE LAYOUT TEMPLATES for this year that include all of our THEME ELEMENTS.

New Staff Members Returning Staff Mentors
Savannah, Hope Emalee
Hailey Zannie
Ciara Serinady
Luz, Riney Lexi
Dyllan Nathan
Katelin Maddy
Melissa Mr. B.

THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE ASAP:

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

TUE

8-14

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: techhusky
  • 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.