SDHS Yearbook Application - 2020-2021
At SDHS Yearbook is an elective available to all grades and all three schools (priority is given to 10-12 or students with prior yearbook experience).

In this course, you will develop skills that are sought after in many fields, including design, team work, editing and writing, photography, marketing, leadership, and publishing.

If you are interested in taking yearbook, please complete the application below. Once complete, we will contact you about next steps.

The yearbook staff is looking for dedicated, committed, creative, organized, enthusiastic individuals who are willing to work as part of a team. Yearbook staff members must be able to work with others, must be reliable, must meet deadlines, and must put in extra work sessions, or be available for attending events outside of the regular school day. Staff members must also be dedicated to having fun and creating the best yearbook this school has ever seen!

NOTE: YOUR WRITING IN COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION WILL BE REVIEWED AS PART OF THE PROCESS. WRITE PROFESSIONALLY AND ANSWER QUESTIONS COMPLETELY.
Email address *
Email: please include any other email address you check regularly if different from above.
Name *
First and last name
SDHS or District School ID: *
School *
Phone number *
Grade Next Year (2020-2021) *
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Why do you want to join yearbook? Answer in detail. *
What talents, skills, or other attributes do you have to offer to help create a strong yearbook team? Include any experience in photography, photoshop, writing, leadership, etc. *
What do you think being in yearbook entails? *
In what extracurricular activities – school and non-school activities – will you be involved next year? (Include clubs, sports, jobs, etc.; and estimate number of hours per week.) *
Please describe anything that you've done in and out of school that you think shows you are an interested, motivated student who is willing to take on a challenge. *
Do you work best alone or in groups? Explain. *
Are you able to commit to a full year in the class? *
Please think about whether you plan to switch to an internship or will need credit recovery second semester.
* If you answered no or maybe above, please explain:
Are you able to attend school events after school and/or on weekends? *
Enter your current GPA here *
English/writing skills: Write in your semester 1 grade in English and the name of your current English teacher. *
List the names of two teachers at SDHS who would recommend you. *
7. With 1 being the least appealing and 5 being the most appealing, rank your interest/abilities in the following jobs:
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2
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5
Creating Layouts (Designing spreads)
Photography (taking and editing photos)
Attending school events
Interviewing people
Proofreading
Clear selection
Are you interested in an editor position? *
It has not yet been decided which positions we will continue for next year.
Required
Explain why you want the above position and what qualities you would add to the position? Also, describe your leadership qualities.
Would you be interested in going to a 3.5 day summer workshop at USD at the end of July? *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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