Journalism department shifts focus
Article by Crystal Foster
(Monday, May 2, 2016)
The high school journalism program will experience three exciting changes next year, including a printed newspaper, a photography business, and more of a social media presence.
According to Jamie Manhart, journalism instructor, she recently met with Zach Ahrens, president and publisher of “The Topeka Capital-Journal.” His vision is to print newspapers of local Shawnee County high schools on a rotating basis.
Manhart said Ahren alluded to printing six to seven editions of “The Eagle Times.” All high school students would receive printed copies of the currently online-only newspaper, and then “The Eagle Times” would be inserted into every “Topeka Capital Journal” newspaper as well. (READ MORE)