Student Newspaper - Eagle Press - and Podcast Team - Eagle Eye Podcast
The Eagle Press is a great club for aspiring writers, photographers and graphic designers! Managed by students in Grades 5-8, this St. John School newspaper club provides students with the opportunity to learn about publishing a digital newspaper.
Students meet weekly to develop ideas for the paper, assign different feature roles, write the articles, photograph events, and interview people for the news. Students also work on the digital layout of the newspaper and input articles and visuals. They learn each step from idea through publication—gaining great skills in the art of journalism. Younger students are invited to contribute artwork and writing to the newspaper.
The Eagle Eye Podcast Team is a place for middle school students who are interested in communication and tech to meet to brainstorm, write, record and produce this student run podcast about a variety of topics. Students meet weekly to develop content for the podcast. Each podcast takes between 4-5 weeks to produce. Students write and record their work, conduct and record interviews, develop and record polls and opinion surveys, and add humor and creativity using this popular form of communication.