Journalism is designed for students with a love of writing. The students are responsible for producing the school magazine, Smoke Signals. Course instruction is centered on introducing students to the many aspects of journalism. Students learn the essentials of writing in addition to evaluating news effectively. Students are also exposed to the design and layout of the 12 page color publication. The class is run like a real newsroom and is primarily student directed. Students must learn to work together as a team to reach firm goals. Students from all grade levels participate in this course and enjoy refining their journalistic skills.