Student Publications Policies & Information

HSE News Policy:

HSE News / Student Publications & Media is a public forum, in which the staff makes the decisions concerning its content. HSE News is made up of Student Publications (Orb newsmagazine and Sceptre yearbook) and Student Media (HSETV and hsenews.com).

The Orb is produced by students of the Converged Newsroom class who earn credit for their work. The printing is done by the Greenfield Daily Reporter. The Sceptre is produced by students of the Converged Newsroom class who earn credit for their work. Herff Jones serves as the production company. HSETV is the television and video production entity of student media and is produced by students in the Broadcast Journalism 1-3 and Mass Media 1-2 classes, respectively. Student Publications staff members have garnered knowledge of journalism, media, photography, reporting, law and ethics, as well as other similar topics of instruction, through prerequisite classes of Journalism, Photojournalism or Mass Media. The website hsenews.com is maintained and updated by students in all student publications and media courses, as well as the faculty advisers.

Opinions in columns and letters are not necessarily those of the staff, nor should any opinion expressed in a public forum be construed as the opinion or policy of the administration, useless so attributed. HSE News are public forums of student expression, student make all content decisions, and opinions expressed do not represent those of HSE Schools or the Board of School Trustees.

Unsigned staff editorials express the view of the majority of the editorial board.

Letters to the editor are welcomed and will be published if signed and as space allows.

The Orb is a member of the Indiana High School Press Association, Columbia Press Association, National Scholastic Press Association and the Student Press Law Center.

The Orb reserves the right to  edit letters for purposes of correct grammar, clarity, space and libelous content. Signed letters may be submitted to B117 or B134, to any member of the Student Publications and Student Media staff via their respective emails, or submitted directly to an adviser at [email protected] or [email protected]

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