This month, Louisville High School students began publishing articles to the recently formed Los Angeles Times website, HS Insider (highschool.latimes.com/about). The site acts as a platform for Southern California students to share their high school experiences and develop their journalistic talents.
Louisville students have already written articles covering their basketball games, Winter Formal and award-winning participation in the Edison High School Model United Nations Novice Conference.
More than 50 public, charter and private schools are contributing to HS Insider, where students can publish stories as well as video and photo content. The L.A. Times states that it hopes this involvement will “connect the region using the strength of the L.A. Times brand and to get young people engaged in their communities through journalism.”
Tracy Blair, journalism teacher at Louisville High, noted that the articles will also be published in the print issue of The Royal, the monthly student newspaper. To view student articles online, please visit louisvillehighschool.tumblr.com. To learn how a student or a school may participate, please contact Suzy Jack, Vice President of Projects, at [email protected].