The Champions' Journal

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This high school newspaper is created in the Journalism Media Communications class by students. This publication is used to promote the high school, teach journalism, and prepare students for a possible career in journalism.

The content of iChampions’ Journal is determined by and reflects only the  views of  the student staff  and not school officials or the school itself.

THE EDITORIAL BOARD

  1. The editorial board will consist of all student staff editors.
  2. The editorial board decides on all decisions that pertain directly the WHS media and their interests.
  3. No member of the editorial board shall have more than one vote on the board.
  4. All members of the editorial board and the adviser will elect a replacement for board members who have been dismissed.
  5. All members of the editorial board are expected to know their duties and jobs in the room and must understand the consequences of not fulfilling said jobs.
  6. The student editor and staff  who want appropriate outside legal advice regarding proposed content – should seek attorneys knowledgeable in media law such as those of  the Student Press  Law Center. Final content decisions and responsibility shall remain with the student editorial board, the teacher, and the principal.
  7. The duly appointed editor or co-editors shall interpret and enforce this editorial policy.

 

THE ADVISER

  1. The adviser is a professional teaching staff member and is in charge of the class just as in a conventional classroom situation.
  2. Is a certified journalism teacher that serves as a professional role model, motivator, catalyst for ideas and professionalism, and an educational resource.
  3. Provides a journalistic, professional learning atmosphere for students by allowing them to make the decision of content for the media and ensuring the media will remain an open forum.
  4. Guides the newspaper staff in accordance with approved editorial policy and aids the educational process related to producing the newspaper.
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