Wednesday, September 23, 2009

First Official Staff Meeting: Sept. 30

We have finalized our staff list and are ready to staff off another great year!!

If you applied to our staff, you should be receiving an email sometime this week regarding whether your membership status. We want to thank everyone for applying, it was such a tough decision to make. To all who were accepted, congratulations, and to all who were rejected, we strongly encourage you to keep writing/drawing and reapply next year.

To all who were accepted and returning members: We will be having a MANDATORY full staff staff meeting on Wednesday, September 30th at 7AM and 2:30PM in Rm. 214. You only need to attend one of these meetings. Editors must attend both.

We will be planning for our first issue! See you there!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Applications and Self-Evaluations due Sept. 21!

Thank you everyone who attended our informational meetings on Tuesday. We had a great showing and we hope to have you on our staff this year!

Also, thank you to all of our returning members for their ongoing contributions to the newspaper.

Just a few reminders:
Students who want to join the staff this year must submit their application to Mrs. Kupiec in Room 214 or in her mailbox by September 21!
If you are applying to be part of the art section, please send your art sample via email to or to Mrs. Kupiec at in JPEG format. Make sure to include your name and grade level in the email. This is the ONLY component of your application that should be sent separately from the application form.
Writing samples must be handed in with the application form attached.

Returning members: please hand in your self-evaluation forms to Mrs. Kupiec as well by September 21.


If you were not able to attend our informational meeting or returning members meeting and are interested in being part of our staff, please come to Room 214 and obtain the proper materials from Mrs. Kupiec.

For convenience, we have also attached our membership application and self-evaluation to this post.

New Member Application:

Returning Members Self-Evaluation:

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

IMPORTANT MEETINGS: Starting a new year!

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new school year! We are extremely excited to work with everyone this year. We are trying to start production as soon as we can, so please pay attention to the following meeting dates:

Friday, September 11, 7:00AM -Editors' Meeting
All new and returning section, layout, and business editors must attend to start planning for this year. This meeting is for EDITORS ONLY.

Monday, September 14, 7:05AM -Returning Members' Meeting
All returning staff members must attend this meeting to catch up and start production on the first issue. This meeting is MANDATORY for both returning staff members and editors.

Tuesday, September 15, 7:00AM and 2:30PM -Interest Meeting
Any freshmen and upperclassmen who were NOT part of the staff in previous years and are interested in joining should attend ONE of these meetings to learn about our staff and how to apply. All editors must attend BOTH of these meetings.

Please email our gmail account or one of the copy editors if you have any questions.