“We’re taking standing pages and redesigning,” Sikkenga said. “Using what they already have, making it edgier.”
In order to keep up with the visually attractive style young generations are drawn to, students are urged to implement strong graphics along with their usual news stories.
Students use class time to work on projects unique to their publications. Seaholm High School’s staff in the class have been working to redesign a page typically used for briefs in their newspaper.
“We’re trying to draw our readers in with the design and keep them there,” said the Seaholm Highlander’s Micah Dabbs.