Hawk News Team
At the end of 4th-grade, students sign up for leadership roles for 5th-grade. One of those roles is Hawk News Team. Eight to ten students are selected to participate in two quarters through the year. Hawk News is in place of their special for the two quarters. The team meets daily (except Wednesday) to write and produce the news. They learn interview skills, good production techniques, and how to synergize to make each day productive. Each member of the team serves one day a week in one of the capacities - lead writer, side writer, director, and editor.