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Middle Upper Yearbook/Photography

The Briarwood FOCUS Yearbook is student designed and produced from theme generation to photography to copy writing. Student editors ensure the production schedule is followed and deadlines are met. In addition to creating a quality book that accurately captures the year for every student and patron of The Briarwood School through vivid photography, creative design, and compelling copy, yearbook students learn:

  • Leadership, Teamwork and Collaboration Skills
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Journalism
  • Goal Setting and Time Management
  • Self-Advocacy and Self Initiative
  • Story Writing for Journalistic Purposes
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Photojournalism
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • Elements of Graphic Design and Photography Composition
  • Sales and Marketing Skills
  • Proper Care of Camera and Computer Equipment
  • Camera Controls and Exposure Settings
  • And Much, Much More!

“Every year I’m amazed at what our students are able to accomplish. Yearbook is a very non-traditional class where senior students are tasked with managing the staff and making sure that the book is finished on time. They start out a bit nervous and unsure, but as the year progresses and deadlines are met, their confidence builds and by the end of the year they have produced a beautiful yearbook that will be cherished for years to come. It’s inspiring to witness the teamwork and dedication that yearbook students develop and the pride they have in producing an amazing product.”

Upper School Photography & Technology Instructor/ Yearbook Adviser
(281) 493-1070 Ext. 249