During the first Yearbook Kickstart class of the week, students in instructor Cody Harrell’s class focused on key terminology and shared experiences from their own schools, looking for advice on how to make their yearbook better. Harrell continuously stressed the importance of focusing on the
“Yearbook is for everyone,” Harrell says to his students.
According to Harrell, students in his class will learn the essentials of what it takes to contribute to their yearbook.
Natalie Garwood, an eighth grade student taking the Kickstart class, said she enjoys journalism and thought yearbook would be great too.
“I am taking yearbook next year and I wanted to find what was the importance of being a part of it,” she said.
Harrell said this year, his first year teaching at MIPA, he is determined to make this a meaningful experience for students.
“I want these students to realize the importance of their jobs and the amount of work it is,” Harrell said, “but also how much fun it can be.”