A school magazine is a kind of periodical publication, which contains the writings and contributions of the students and the teachers in a school. Every school publishes a school magazine every year. A school magazine generally contains poems, short stories, essays, one-act plays, jokes, and reports of cultural activities of the school. At first, a committee is formed for publishing the magazine. Then the committee asks the learners and the teachers to send their writings. The editor then corrects the writings. They select publishable writings. The school magazine is generally open to all teachers and famous person outside the school is allowed to write in it. It also contains messages from the headmaster, assistant headmaster and the chairman of the school managing committee. There are short stories, poems, essays, verses, jokes, riddles and other writings related to studies, sports and cultural activities of the school. It often contains an album of photography. The school magazine gives a vivid picture of the school and school affairs. It helps the extra-academic qualities of the students. It trains up the students in the art, of printing and publication. It develops the power of thinking. It brings students close to one another and erects some of the responsibility. So, the school magazine is helpful to the students in many ways.
A school magazine can play a vital role in improving the young learner’s habit of reading and writing. It can develop the students’ interest in literature. It stimulates their imagination and develops their creative powers. It is a mirror of the school. It adds to the glory and honor of the school.