The Eagle Edition
The Student News Site of Tuscaloosa Magnet School
Thank you for supporting the Eagle Edition!
Hello, this is Catharine Li, former editor! The website will be going under construction for the summer months, but please feel free to navigate the heading links above to view our 2018-19 publication archives. To reflect on the incredibly rewarding experience its been to work on such a publication, also linked below is a "Letter from the Editor" .
Readers, thank you again for your support. We couldn't have done it without you!
Below is information about Journalism Workshops/Camps hosted by the University of University and or in the Tuscaloosa area.
6th and 7th graders, feel free to check out "Tomorrow Town" to get an idea of what kind of service project are going on in your community. Hint, Passion Project is coming up!
"Kisima for Kenya" Waterwell Project
Don't forget! Our schoolwide effort to raise money to build a waterwell for the Kakuyuni School for the Deaf in Kenya is still ongoing! Visit this link to contribute to this amazing cause: tinyurl.com/kisimaforkenya
The Long Weekend Camp at UA: June 7th - 9th
Want even more experience in the journalism world?
The Alabama Scholastic Press Association invites middle and high school students (grades 6-12) to attend its summer journalism camp, The Long Weekend, on campus in June. Students can attend with or without their media staffs and advisers.
The cost for the weekend is $170, which includes room and board, tuition and all meals.
The camp is designed to teach creative and efficient ways to communicate through scholastic newspapers, news, magazines, yearbooks, literary magazines, broadcast programs and digital media. It allows students to enjoy a taste of college life and invigorate their interest in scholastic media.
For more information, visit the ASPA website!
Want to continue journalism in high school? (DO IT!)
Do it! Not only will you build your writing, technology, investigating, interviewing, and reporting skills, you're going to build COMMUNICATION skills! These are REAL-WORLD core skills you need to succeed, and not to mention, you'll have fun while doing it. What could be better?
Here is a list of Tuscaloosa City Schools high schools and what they have to offer:
Central High School: Journalism club/organization you can join
Northridge High School: School newspaper, "The Northridge Reporter" and Yearbook "Blueprints"
Paul W. Bryant High School: Yearbook club/organization
Tomorrow Town - Service in your community
Check out the website above to get an idea of the service projects people in your community are working on! Magnet students, this is an excellent place to start thinking about what you might want to do for your 8th grade "Passion Project"