The Pinion

4 real, the fourth learning blog is here

Sean Gleaosn, co-editor

October 31, 2014

Sean Gleason, co-editor of McKinley's newspaper, here once again to share what I've learned. Last time I talked about the importance of pull quotes and captions. Though I haven't gotten around to actually applying these into The Pinion, there is still a lot of time between now and the deadline to put...

Yo yo, third blog post is here doe

Sean Gleason, Print Design Co-Editor

September 29, 2014

Sean Gleason, c0-editor of McKinley High School's newspaper the Pinion, here once again to share my learning experience. Last blog, I spoke about the cover. The Pinion's cover now looks absolutely fantastic. The Pinions first issue of volume 93 was also recently finished and sent to reprographics to...

Be Careful about Your Time

Lin Song, Web Co-Editor

September 29, 2014

When working for journalism, finishing things on time is always important. If one person's article is delayed, it will affect the editors' tasks to arrange materials and make the final issue also postponed. I once wrote an article about procrastination. Maybe procrastinating is a part of everyone's...

It’S NO Problem #3

Silvana Bautista, Web Co-Editor

September 27, 2014

I am back with more information concerning images. Many readers are attracted by the story's corresponding image. This image does not always need to be a photograph, it can also be an infographic or a cartoon or a drawing. The Pinion is always looking for student work but there are times when we do...

Learning Blog 2

Jane Lavea, Web Co-Editor

September 25, 2014

I went to our schools volleyball game on Sept. 9, 2014 while our Lady Tigers were challenging Kailua. I had to tweet live during the game and I found that process very difficult. The first reason was because I enjoy watching volleyball. The time that I took my eyes of the game for a second to tweet was...

Learning Blog 1

Jane Lavea, Web Co-Editor

September 25, 2014

During the last year, I never understood the difference between writing a newspaper and writing an essay. I thought they were the same but in a newspaper I cannot have my opinions in it. Throughout the year, though, I started to learn the difference. The writing format is not the same and newspaper...

Hey hey, second blog postey is here to stay

Sean Gleason, Print Design Co-Editor

September 9, 2014

Sean Gleason, co-editor of McKinley's newspaper here to share what I've learned as the layout designer for the Pinion. Last time I learned about inorganic and organic shapes and how they can make layouts stand out. This time I'll be talking about what I learned about dominant pictures and articles. For...

Catch every moment!

Lin Song, Web Co-Editor

September 9, 2014

Hello everyone! Welcome to Lin's Leaning Blog! Last time I talked about art technology for newswriting and Pinion Instagram page. Various kinds of apps and websites can make every photo a delicate work of art. However, without the photo itself, there can be nothing for us to edit. So do story ideas....

It’s NO problem #2

Silvana Bautista, Web Co-Editor

September 7, 2014

People who visit The Pinion website often might notice all the different slideshows that are featured. My online co-editor, Lin Song, and I learned how to make slideshows to appeal to our audiences. With the help of Photography students and Newswriting 1 students, we were able to get photos that we...

Looky looky my first bloggy posty!

Sean Gleason, Print Design Co-Editor

August 21, 2014

Hey Mckinley, it is me Sean Gleason, co-editor of The Pinion here to start off my learning blog. Within this blog, I will be sharing my experiences and the various things I will be learning in my journey as co-editor! As co-editor of the Pinion, my responsibilities include laying out the issue and...