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Career & Technical Education Teacher | D227 Visual Communications

Manor Senior High School

 

Hello, let me introduce myself, my name is Shannon Park and I am the Newspaper Advisor for Mustang Newspaper and MHS/MSHS Yearbook. This is my seventh year with Manor ISD and I am extremely passionate about GRAPHIC DESIGN... For two years in a row, my students have successfully designed a National Award winning yearbook for Cover Design, Page Layout, Theme and Photography.

 

BIO: I graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Graduated in the top 3% of my class, Summa Cum Laude and inducted to the Council of Scholars.

 
My professional background includes 20 years as a graphic designer working in advertising, publishing, and newspaper. This is my sixth year as a CTE teacher here at Manor High School.
 
Served on the Board of Directors for AIGA | American Institute of Graphic Artist, the association for professional designers, 6.5 years.
 
Attended the Art Institute of Houston and received a diploma in Layout and Production Art. Graduated with honors.

 

Contact: email: shannon.park@manorisd.net, Phone number: 512.423.9223 

 

WHAT I TEACH:

Arts A/V Technology & Communication Design with a Business & Industry Endorsement. 

YEARBOOK and NEWSPAPER JOURNALISM with emphasis on GRAPHIC DESIGN and PHOTOGRAPHY. Any student who completes my career pathway will receive an HONOR CORD upon graduation.

 

1st Year: Principles of ARTS, A/V Technology & Communication Design

 

2nd Year: Graphic Design & Illustration or Printing & Imaging Technology (Intro Yearbook) or Commerical Photography

 

3rd Year: Advanced Graphic Design & Illustration (Newspaper) or Advanced Printing & Imaging Technology (Yearbook)

 

4th Year: Practicum in Graphic Design & Illustration (Newspaper) or Practicum in Printing & Imaging Technology (Yearbook)

 

 

HONOR CORD: Upon completing this career pathway students will receive an honor cord to wear at graduation. Students will also receive up to 6 credit hours of ACC College Credit. 

 

LETTER JACKETS: Yearbook will buy official MHS Letter Jackets for students in their 3rd year with MHS Yearbook/Mustang Newspaper.

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: 

 

"GET CREATIVE" Group is held every Wednesday after school in room B105. Are you interested in PhotographyGraphic DesignPublishing the Yearbook, Photojournalism for Mustang Newspaper and Yearbook? Then this CREATIVE GROUP is for you... Students can hold officer position and earn points for a FREE YEARBOOK and PERSONAL AD. We will have an E-4 Youth Creative College Mentor who will extend learning beyond the classroom. Creative Mentors provide a range of support including but not limited to immersive media production (3D content like VR/AR), audio/video production, visual design, journalism, photography, coding, web/application development, music composition and or production, media production, writing, public speaking and event planning and more...


E4 Youth is an Austin-based, non-profit organization founded in 2009. Through partnerships with Austin area schools and educators, E4 Youth helps bridge the gap between underserved youth and creative commercial arts careers. We identify, nurture, and promote talent through training, mentoring and internships. Since its inception, E4 Youth has worked directly with over 2000 students and raised over 1 million dollars in cash and in-kind donations in support of its programs. Our holistic mission is accomplished through 4 programs: Get Creative Enrichment featuring our Employability Curriculum™, Professional Development, Industry Tours and Shadow the Pros. Corporate Sponsors: GSD&M, Liaison Creative Marketing, McGrarrah Jessee, SXSW, Microsoft, Frost Bank, Sanders Wingo.

 

Tutorials/Computer Lab Hours:

If you need any help, I will be in my Classroom/Computer Lab, Monday through Friday after school from 4:10 to 6:00. I encourage my students to after school tutorials in order to receive additional help and to turn in their projects. I would come like to open my computer lab for all students who may need to use a computer after school. Please come by and schedule with me in advance so I know you are coming. Thank You!

 

Conference: 2nd Period
Monday-Friday - 11:00 - 12:40
 
 
CLASSES 2018-2019:
A-Days:

1 Period   COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

2 Period   YEARBOOK/NEWSPAPER I, II and PRACTICUM 

3 Period   YEARBOOK/NEWSPAPER I, II and PRACTICUM

4 Period   GRAPHIC DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION

 

B-Days:

5 Period    COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

6 Period    YEARBOOK/NEWSPAPER I, II, and PRACTICUM

7 Period    YEARBOOK/NEWSPAPER I, II, and PRACTICUM 

8 Period    PLANNING PERIOD

 
 
Note: Students enrolled in Yearbook and Newspaper will stay after school to meet deadlines on additional days Monday through Thursday and occasional Saturdays. Students will receive advance notice and permission from parents.

To pre-order your yearbook, click and download files to the right of this page. You can also go to Extra Curricular from MHS Campus Website and click on Yearbook for more information:

 

YEARBOOKS ARE COMING!!!

 

PRE-ORDER YOUR 2018-2019 YEARBOOK

for the lowest price of $40

(After Christmas price is $45)

 Mustang Pride... 

 

Also, we have a SENIOR DEAL!

Pre-order your 2019 Yearbook NOW and get 2018 Yearbook for $20, half off and 

all previous yearbooks for $10 each (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 etc.)

 

Stop by and see Ms. Park in room D-227 MSHS and pick-up an order form.  

 

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