After Class: Student Newspaper

Most high schools produce a regular student newspaper. They can come out monthly, quarterly, or once a semester. At some schools, it’s an after-school activity, while at others, newspaper can be taken as an elective. If you have deep, esoteric interests, working with other students can help you connect your ideas to what your peers are thinking about and what’s happening in your broader communities. Working in journalism can be an exciting way to build experience, enhance your writing skills, and influence your school.

Here are a few benefits to engaging in student journalism once you arrive as a freshman:

Perhaps this is an opportunity for you, so think about trying it out if it sounds appealing. A great chapter of your life lies ahead, and we want to help you get the most out of it.

Most of all, we want to help you enjoy the next four years of your life even while you are learning and growing from your high school experience.