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The Online Newspaper for OHHS YOU should join The Tartan!

Posted on: January 30, 2017
YOU should join The Tartan!

by: Abby Dye

Do you want your voice to be heard? Do you have a passion for writing? Do you think creatively? If so, The Tartan is the perfect class for you!

The Tartan is a class where students can be fully immersed in writing. In this class, you will be able to enhance your writing skills and be creative on a daily basis. Rather than being assigned a topic, like you would in an normal English class, students actually choose what they want to research, explore, and write. This class takes creativity to the next level by providing students with unlimited options to explore.

The Tartan doesn’t count towards as an English credit but it does count as an elective credit, and it looks amazing on college applications. Having your work out there for others to view will give you a huge advantage over others, when you apply to colleges, as it demonstrates that you are an effective leader, a creative thinker, and a solid writer.

     Not only will your writing improve with this class, but you also get the opportunity to learn InDesign and use Mac computers. You will get to see your work published both in the print and online editions of the school newspaper.

In order to sign up for The Tartan, you need to have taken Journalism and Mass Media or obtain a recommendation from an English teacher.

The Tartan also offers the opportunity for students to showcase their creative side, as cartoons, drawings, and poems are frequently published. If you can’t fit The Tartan in your schedule, please see Mrs. Tuchfarber in room 523 to discuss your other options for contributing to The Tartan next year.

Overall, The Tartan is a laid back class where there is plenty of time to get articles completed and learn how to connect with others. Your name will stand out to others and let the school know who you really are. Make sure to spread the word about The Tartan to anyone who loves writing and wants to utilize his or her creative mind!