Navigator EVP (ENGL280e)
0.5** (yearlong course, meets every other week)
This class will help students discover the mission and vision of NSA and communicate clearly our school's unique atmosphere by showcasing the students' news writing. Students will learn the process of taking a new story or feature from an idea through research, peer review, editing, and finally publishing in NorthStar's school newspaper, The Navigator.
**Students in 7th and 8th grade may take this course, but will not receive a high school credit. See Middle School Navigator EVP.
**High School students may earn up to 2.0 elective high school credit by taking this course accruing up to 0.5 credit per year.
*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement every other week at a set time; please see the website for time. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.
Semester 1: August 31 - January 24
Fall Break: November 23 - 27
Christmas Break: December 21 - January 1
Semester 2: January 25 - June 6
Spring Break: March 29 - April 2
Times: Fridays 11:00 am US Central Time
The Navigator has a long history at NSA--come be a part of that history! Are you interested in writing articles, proofreading for a newsaper, or publishing? Join the staff of NorthStar's student-run newspaper, The Navigator. This class will be a practical, hands-on, learning experience of working cooperatively with your fellow classmates to plan, investigate, interview, write, proofread, and publish.
If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.