A school magazine is a periodical. School publishes it. The students maintain it with the help of their teachers. It contains essays, Poems and articles. They are written by students in Hindi or in English.
How is Differs from Other Magazines
The school magazine is different from other magazines. Its circulation is limited to students only. It is now written for the public. Hence it has nothing for the interest of the general public. It generally contains sporting news. It tells about the previous results. It has the name of those who bought frame to the institution.
The school magazine has many advantages. First it teaches students how to write. Boys are fond of reading by nature. Hence they avoid writing work. To contribute articles to the magazine they have to write something. For their magazine they have to read and write regularly.
Secondly, the school magazine encourages the students to carry on their studies with great energy. They take part in games to see their names in the school magazine. Each school magazine has statements about the progress of the students. It tells about the prizes, the medals they win. So those who are eager to see their names in the magazine, must work hard at their books. They must do their best on the playground.
Thirdly, the school magazine brings the students in close touch with one another. The writers read other books to increase their knowledge. Again they learn to think for themselves. Their thinking increases their reasoning power. A regular contribution to the magazine improves their art of writing. It gives them to command on the language.
Fourthly, the students lean the value of co-operation for the success of the magazine. A good spirit of competition comes among the boys. The essay written by teachers, have many practical suggestions for the students. The boys learn the art of writing from the writings of their worthy teachers.
The school magazine is the concern of students. They conduct it with the help of teachers. Its Chief Editor is the Principal. A committee composed of both teachers and boys is framed. In some cases students of both the brain and the pen.