Deadlines. Staff meetings. Filling space.
All of these things are part of a reporter’s profession and students at Harper Elementary School are uncovering what it’s really like to work for a newspaper.
Harper Elementary School has started its own newspaper, The Daily Roar. The publication features the work of fourth and fifth grade students and is printed and distributed on a monthly basis.
Joining the reporters for a meeting, one would uncover many of the same things that are talked about in a regular newspaper editorial meeting: what to put in the paper, assignments and deadlines.
For the upcoming edition, fourth grader Hayden McBride is working on a piece called reindeer buzz feed, which is a toy review column just in time for the holiday season.
By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]
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