Media Academy

  • Media academy students conducting an on camera interview Who should attend the Media Academy?
    Do you see yourself working in broadcast media in the future? Do you like writing, recording and editing videos or telling stories? Then this academy is for you!

    What is the Media Academy?
    The Media Academy is designed to provide students with hands-on practical training in live production of broadcast media and broadcast journalism. Students will also complete a variety of long and short form projects including but not limited to documentaries, public relations and publicity pieces and post-event production. Problem solving, teamwork, confidence building and leadership development will all be focuses of the academy.

    What is a typical day?
    During Year I, students take media studies classes and begin to produce outside events.
    During Year II, students take media production classes and work on a year long production project and complete outside production events.
    During Year III and IV, students take media production classes and cover and produce outside events regularly.

    Logistics
    Location: Papillion-La Vista High School (open to students at PLHS & PLSHS)
    Prerequisites: Must have a good attendance record. Must be willing to film events outside of the school day.
    Transportation: Students must provide their own transportation.
    Credit Options: High school elective credit
    Cost: $25 uniform fee
    Grades: Freshman through Seniors

    How to Apply
    To apply for a PLCS academy program, students must complete an online application.  Applications for the 2020-2021 school year will be available starting in the afternoon on November 5 and will close at midnight on November 12.

    How can you learn more?
    For more information please contact:
    Guidance counselor at your high school
    Contact the Academy Programs Office at 402-537-6217