Staff Application

Jack Fallon

Welcome to THE PAPER! We are an entirely student-run organization that produces a monthly issue along with a daily-updated website. We’d love to have you on board! 

Click on the buttons below to view the applications for the 2020-2021 newspaper staff.

UPDATE (4/8/20): Teacher recommendations are no longer required due to COVID-19. Please email the completed application (typed or scanned) to both and


What if I don’t like writing?

At THE PAPER, you don’t have to write. We have photographers, videographers, web designers, newscasters, and more.

What grade do I need to be in?

All upcoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply to be on staff. Current freshmen can also join second semester as a staff intern. 

What period is newspaper?

Newspaper is currently designated as a 3rd period class. Accepted staffers must contact their counselor in order to add it to their schedule. Please see Mr. Sampson for other accommodations. 

Can I write for multiple sections?

Yes! Staffers are not restricted to a single section and often write for multiple. Staffers are eligible to change sections at any point throughout the year.

For further questions…

Please contact or, or see Sampson in room 706. Also, feel free to direct message our Instagram account @dhhsnewspaper.