KOHLER KOHIAN / YEARBOOK
Kohler High School Annual
This club teaches the skills necessary to produce the school yearbook, which offers a complete record of an entire school year. The year begins by planning the coverage for the school year and designing a unifying theme for the book. Students will study magazine journalism including layout and design techniques, writing and editing copy, headlines and picture captions. This club provides the study of and practice in gathering and analyzing information, interviewing, note taking and photography. Students will learn strategies of planning, marketing (ad sales) and distribution of the yearbook. Students will learn proofing strategies and work independently as photographers. At times, deadlines require that staff members work after school, on weekends, and holidays. Students will learn good work habits and are responsible for all phases of yearbook publication.
Upon completion of the year students will be able to:
1. apply the basic principles of page design and layout
2. operate publishing software
3. write copy for captions and text
4. shoot, select, and crop photographs for layout
5. execute a publication strategy
Projects will involve selling ads, helping with pictures throughout the year, and the distribution of yearbooks.