Prerequisites: Grade of “B” or better in previous English class
This is a rigorous writing course designed to prepare students for a future position on the IRHS newspaper staff. First semester focuses on news and editorial writing, copy editing, and legal aspects of journalism. Second semester students will polish these skills and learn feature/sports writing, investigatve reporting, layout, design and production skills. Students will act as beginning reporters for the January issue of the school newspaper, the Iron Quill. Strong writing skills are required. This is an elective course.