Digital Original: BHS newspaper goes digital to keep students connected during pandemic

Local News

Since schools are practicing distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bismarck High School students found a way to keep connected.

Grace Jerome is a 17-year-old junior at BHS and editor of the school newspaper. Since the shutdown, she and her staff of 12 had to get creative in order to keep students informed about what’s going on in their school. So they took the HiHerald Paper and made it digital.

Normally, they have a newspaper with topics like sports, opinions and feature stories. Now, they have a website. It’s been up and running for about six weeks now. On the first day alone, Jerome says the website analytics showed over 1,200 hits from a sports feature piece that was written.

Their journalism instructor, Annie McKenzie, says she is so proud of how they teamed up together to form this website, keeping them connected through this crisis.

Jerome says she is looking forward to sharing more stories with her school and doesn’t know if she will pursue a career in journalism but is leaning toward the management side of things.

Check out the HiHerald Online here.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Stories

More Local News

Recent Videos

Tom's Wednesday Afternoon #OneMinuteForecast 10/28

There's more than just La Nina to consider when looking at the trends for winter

Moose sighting in Minot

Amber's Wednesday Morning #OneMinuteForecast 10/28

Wednesday's Forecast: Partly cloudy with warmer highs

Veteran's Voices "Dutch" Bialke

National Day Calendar: Chocolate Day

Bismarck City Commission passes mask mandate with no penalty for noncompliance

WDA Volleyball

Mandan Football

Quarantine Voting

Ward County COVID Deaths

Coat Drive

Williston Wastewater Study

Linton-HMB Volleyball

Velva Football

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 - KX Storm Team Evening Forecast - Dave Holder

KX Storm Team Full Evening Forecast w/Tom Schrader 10/27

COVID Memorial

Car for Veteran

More Video

KX News Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss