William Henry Shaw High School - SHW

Mass Communication Academy

This magnet program provides transportation!

The mission of the Shaw High School Mass Communications Academy is to develop in young people the critical skills necessary to succeed in the world of mass communications and mass media through extensive coursework in journalism, video production, digital design, and print media with an emphasis on students continuing to post-secondary education/training. Expanded course offerings will include video production, writing for media, announcing, graphics production, news reporting, media law, business advertising, speech/forensics, and internships with media related businesses. The MCA curricular vision includes attractive opportunities for students in every subject area designed to enhance student skills in written, verbal, and broadcast communications.

William H Shaw High School Mass Communication Magnet Open House will be virtual this year. 

Here is the video link to our magnet videos:   https://tinyurl.com/ShawMagnetVideo 

Please also feel free to check out the magnet YouTube channel:   https://tinyurl.com/ShawMagnetYouTube

Question and answer sessions will also be held via zoom at the following dates and times:

November 10th at 6:00 PM

November 17th at 4:00 PM

December 10th at 6:00 PM

December 15th at 5:00 PM

Virtual Access to the open houses will be available at our website: http://sites.muscogee.k12.ga.us/shaw/.

Writing sample:  

Imagine you have been accepted into the Shaw High School Mass Communications Academy. This event is the top story in tonight’s newscast. Write the news story, answering the Big 6 (who, what, when, where, why, how), paying attention to proper grammar and spelling. The final paper should be at least 250 words.

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Andrew Jack Smith, HS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - 7065693638


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