Newspaper is a full year/one credit elective English Language Arts course. Students enrolled in the newspaper class research, interview, write, edit, and take photographs for 8 - 10 issues of The Sentry each school year. Newspaper staff selection is based on writing samples, receipt of an application, and English or Journalism teacher recommendations. Reliability is a must! Students interested in being on the staff should pay close attention to application deadlines. The Sentry is financed by contributions, subscriptions, advertising and fund raising.
Arlington Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, creed, color, religion, gender, age, economic status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and/or disability. This policy provides equal access to courses and programs, counseling services, physical education and athletics, vocational education, instructional materials and extra-curricular activities. Violations of this policy should be reported to the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services at 703-228-6008 or the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at 703-228-6110.