The Sagamore


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Applications for the Sagamore 2018-2019 are no longer open. The deadline was February 15, 2018. 


Please apply below to be considered for next year’s Journalism I class!

**The send button for this application does not work on certain computers. If you have trouble submitting your application, please email the answers to the questions on the form below to


Current English Teacher


Current grade

For many of you, this is the only way we can get to know you and distinguish you from other applicants. Be sure to develop your answers so that we can get a real sense of what draws you to this class. (250-400 words)

What do you hope to gain by taking this course? (250-400 words)

Why do you think it is important or useful for a high school to have its own newspaper? (250-400 words)

What will make you a valuable member of the Sagamore staff? You might talk about your particular strengths, interests, skills or experiences, to name a few. (250-400 words)

What is an issue you would love to cover for the Sagamore, either because you want to learn more about it or because you think the community should know more about it? Explain. (250-400 words)

Pick the three that most interest you.
ReportingEditingGraphic designPhotographyBusiness managementOrganizational ManagementWebsite designMultimediaCopyediting

Pick any in which you have experience.
ReportingEditingGraphic designPhotographyBusiness managementOrganizational ManagementWebsite designMultimediaCopyediting

Please pick three traits that you think most describe you:
InquisitiveMotivatedKnowledgeableFull of ideasResponsibleImaginativeIndustriousIndependent thinkerDisciplinedResourcefulActiveLeaderWriterReaderEthically mindedSocialOrganizedDetail-orientedEnthusiasticPunctual

Which of the following sections most excites you?

The production of the paper involves many extra hours. Do you have any activities that require a time commitment as well (sports, clubs, job etc)?




Please list any teachers or other adults at BHS who know you well or could speak to your skills:

You do not have to be in the class to submit articles to the Sagamore. Consider getting in touch with an editor!

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