Yearbook

Teacher: Denee Stockman    Assistant: Vicki Bone

Age of Students: 14 and up

Class Fee: $15

Length: 2 Semesters

Prerequisites: None, but please read the class description below to fully understand the commitment you are making.

Class Capacity: 10

Class Description:

Our main focus will be to produce an annual yearbook. Our deadline, to have the yearbook completed for printing, will be mid March. This will allow time for the production, printing, shipping, distribution, and signing of the yearbooks before the end of the co-op year. During this fall semester students will have an opportunity in class to: take candid photos, vote on a cover, design pages, write captions, market yearbooks, and much more. In addition to creating a yearbook, students will have an opportunity to begin creating a paperback Senior Book which will be a completely separate book from the annual yearbook. Students considering joining this class need to be focused, motivated, and self-starters. This is a fast paced and, at times, demanding class. Students need to posses an eagerness to meet deadlines as they are assigned tasks. Organization and communication are key. Please consider these attributes as you make your decision on whether or not this class is right for you. Attending both fall and spring semesters are encouraged.

Homework Requirements:

Students will be required, as needed, to work on the yearbook from home. Students will need to upload photos and/or edit their page(s).  I will assign homework as the semester progresses.

Required Materials:

In class: digital camera or good cellphone camera are strongly suggested, and accessories needed to upload photos from digital device to website. Home: computer, internet access, and an email address. Optional: laptop to bring to class.

Notes:

RETURNING students: I (along with the lead photographer) will be less hands-on this semester than the previous semesters, which means each of you will personally be required to take, upload, and edit pictures for your assigned page(s). I can not stress this enough.

Also, if you are attending an off campus co-op function i.e. MC2 Teen Night, or any other co-op function/activity and you are on the yearbook team, I will be asking for pictures…particularly if you are assigned to that page.