RamsMedia

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Welcome to RamsMedia!

Founded in 1946, the Rampage Newspaper and RamTV student-run broadcast serve as an educational project for the students of Grayslake Central High School’s journalism and broadcast journalism classes.  As co-curricular activities, RamsMedia’s basic function is to serve the Grayslake Central High School student body and the greater Grayslake community by informing, educating, and stimulating the exchange of diverse opinions. Students are responsible for the content as well as the design, photos, and editorial content of both award-winning publications. The paper and broadcasts will maintain a policy that is fair, accurate, and impartial. The paper is both printed and online; the broadcasts are published online. In 2020, Grayslake Central High School piloted the Broadcast Journalism program, thus RamTV was founded by these students. From here Rampage and RamTV joined together to create RamsMedia, the official student news source for Grayslake Central High School.

Additionally, journalism students will have opportunities for field trips through organizations like KEMPA (Kettle Moraine Press Association) and JEA (Journalism Education Association). By attending these conferences, students will see what working as a journalist in the world is like through both hands-on experiences and expert opinions from the field.

If you have any questions or would like to join RamsMedia, please contact the staff adviser: Nina Cavender at ncavender@d127.org. (847) 986-3300 

Online Comments

As an open public forum, Rampage welcomes reader comments and debate. Rampage encourages community members to take ownership of their opinions by using their names when commenting. However, in order to ensure a diverse range of opinions, Rampage may allow anonymous comments as long as they are respectful and relevant, as determined by the editorial board. Comments are moderated, but not edited, and will appear only after being approved.

Advertising

The Rampage editorial board solicits and accepts advertisements of varying sizes for its print issues. Ads are accepted in a variety of electronic formats and as attachments in email in most cases. The editorial board reserves the rights to reject any proposed advertisement for any reason. Advertisements that will not be accepted include, but are not limited to: advertisements for any products or services that would be illegal for minors to possess or use; partisan political advertisements; advertisements referencing, promoting, or disparaging religion; advertisements that are racist, sexist, homophobic or derogatory in nature; advertisements containing copyright violations; and advertisements referencing a particular person (including personal ads). The remedy for any cancelled advertisement shall be limited to a refund of any prepaid fees.

All ads must be accompanied by a signed contract. Advertisement rates and payment dates are established within the terms of the contract. Each ad will be labeled with the word “Advertisement.”

Please email GrayslakeCentralRampage@gmail.com if you would like the Rampage advertising team to send you an advertising contract and form.

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