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September 19, 2017

Design Style Guides

One of the difficult tasks you will be faced with during the year is making sure your team/group/club/students are all on the same page. Not only with the project and the deadlines you have to achieve, but also with the finished design of your Cover, Endsheets, and Pages. Your editors, designers, and photographers are going […]

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September 14, 2017

Yearbook Theme Part 2 – 4 Steps to a Great Theme

Working on your theme is a great way to start the year, its an important foundation for your yearbook and its a great way to start building your team. To get started have the class conduct a brainstorming session – a process that encourages the development of innovative ideas and problem solving through unrestricted and […]

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September 12, 2017

Yearbook Theme Part 1 – Why is it important?

What is this theme thing, and why do people keep talking about it? Your yearbook theme is important it will make the rest of your job in creating your yearbook easier…that’s the real reason. Yes, it helps unify your book, yes it creates a mood, yes it helps flow, but when it comes right down […]

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September 07, 2017

Let’s get this Yearbook Started! – How to keep Organized

Now is the time! When everything is fresh, clean and new, this is the time to get your yearbook organized. Taking a couple minutes/hours/days to get things in order, it will make the next 6-9 months a whole lot easier. One way to get organized is to tackle the big list! What do you need […]

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September 01, 2017

Take our Fun Yearbook Quiz!

Congratulations! You have joined the world of Yearbook, you will never be the same again. It isn’t a question of should you be involved in the yearbook, of course you should! Yearbooks are awesome! The question is are you cut out for it? I would say yes! But here are a few questions you need […]

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July 13, 2017

Anaheim Workshop 2017

Summer. Vacations and Sun Shiny days. Long drives to the beach. New friendships that will last a lifetime. Yearbook Workshops…. WAIT… We had you until Yearbook Workshops, right? The Friesens team is hosting a summer workshop in Anaheim, California this week from Wednesday to Friday. Advisors and students from various states have descended upon Southern […]

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June 20, 2017

End of Year Review

As school year winds down and the familiar feeling of summer is in the air. It’s a good time to reflect how the year went. Look at your yearbook and take notes on how you would like to change it for next year.   Content Which events did you cover? Which ones should you add […]

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September 13, 2016

Maui High School’s New Camera!

Maui High School won our cover contest this year and they recently received their prize.   We are so happy to see them enjoying their brand new DSLR camera kit! Congratulations on your beautiful yearbook cover!

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August 29, 2016

Planning Your Yearbook Team

Since there are two ways to make yearbooks – in class and out of class – there are obviously two basic ways to choose the members of the yearbook staff: recruiting volunteers or recruiting class members. Either way, the advisor must make some wise and sometimes difficult decisions regarding which students will be helping to […]

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June 13, 2016

A Closer Look: Alex Selarque

We work with many incredible yearbook advisors to create award winning yearbooks. It is through these relationships that we continue to learn and grow together. Alex Selarque from Punahou School in Hawaii is one of our most decorated advisors. His books have won countless awards including many from the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA), and […]

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