Monthly Archives: November 2012

Setting the Rules for Photos in Yearbooks

Many a high school yearbook is now being scrutinized in the media because of issues and concerns regarding the photos being submitted by the students. It should be noted that, although most coordinators of high school yearbooks are still using …

Archiving Your Memories with Your High School Yearbook

Arguably, high school is one of the most memorable times in a students’ life because of the friends and foes made, the achievements and shenanigans, and the adventure of it all. The best way to preserve your memories of such …

Tips on Encouraging Student Participation for the Middle School Yearbook

Elementary yearbooks are often the work of the teachers and staff with approval from the parents and students. The students are then not as encouraged to participate in making the yearbook because the adults have taken on most of the …

Letting Deployment Cruise Books Speak

It is not just elementary, high school and college students who appreciate the value of yearbooks. Members of the armed forces including the Navy and their families also appreciate the value behind cruise books in so many ways. Think of …

Middle School Yearbook: Transitioning from Elementary to High School

The start of middle school is often filled with plenty of ambivalent feelings – happiness at starting at a new school yet sadness at leaving behind your happy childhood. Middle school is, after all, the transition stage from your elementary …

After the Contents of the High School Yearbook, the Bindings

So, you have just finished gathering the materials from the photos to the articles of the upcoming high school yearbook. You have also worked out the final designs on the covers, pages and layout of the yearbook to everybody’s satisfaction. …

Rules You Can Break for Your Yearbook Layout Design

For both newbies and veterans in yearbook layout, the rules in designing the high school yearbook used to be so simple that compliance was relatively easy. But times have changed and the traditional rules for yearbook layout are now being …

Top Three Sources of Inspiration for Your Yearbook Layout

In many ways, designing the final yearbook layout is similar to designing the layout for traditional publications like magazines and newspapers as well as online media like websites. The right balance between function (i.e., providing information, ideas and insights) and …