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September 17, 2019

Classroom Organization

 Organization is the key to making it through the year. It may seem overwhelming at the start of the year but with some simple tools, you can be well prepared and avoid the stress.  1)     Plan It! – Found in your yearbook kit allows you to keep all important information in one place. […]

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September 17, 2019

Fall Photography Tips

The stunning beauty of fall can provide amazing backdrops for outdoor photos before the weather turns cold and activities and events move inside. 1.     Use a polarizer for richer colours.  Polarizers create richer colours, can add contrast to an image and can eliminate glare from glass and water.  You can control the level […]

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September 17, 2019

What is Yearbook

The word Yearbook encompasses so much.  It is a project that spans the entire school year and is the only record of what took place.  Whether this is your first year or you have been a part of the yearbook team for many years, you have committed to creating a book that people will keep […]

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June 17, 2019

Top 11 Rules of Typography Design

I have heard people say, choosing fonts is the easy part of design. Personally that isn’t the experience I have had or seen others have. Typography is very important as far as yearbook design goes, and diving deeper into the world of fonts, typefaces, and all the components is hugely beneficial when making your selection. […]

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June 07, 2019

Sell It..Start planning now!

Do you need to sell your yearbooks? When do you start planning? May I humbly suggest you start now? I know it sounds early, but it’s really not. If you take a couple of minutes and think about next year right now in the middle of the hustle and bustle of June. It will have […]

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May 22, 2019

TEAM BUILDING

So many areas of our lives work, school and play take team effort and yearbook is no exception. Putting a strong team together for such a large publication representing the school can be a challenge especially with a diverse group of students. Rules of thumb and fun: First, make sure your students want to be […]

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May 21, 2019

PLANNING AHEAD (Planning for Next Year)

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” ― Yogi Berra You’ve made all of your deadlines and your book is submitted to print! Besides your last push for sales, what else is there to do? PLAN ahead for next year! Tips to be ready: Clean Up and Organize: Clean […]

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April 17, 2019

LET’s PLAN A PARTY

If you are a Spring delivery school, your yearbook is now likely done, and you have put the stress of those final edits behind you.  Now what? You have spent hours upon hours creating your yearbook to preserve the memories of this last year at your school.   You have created a product that now needs […]

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April 10, 2019

DESIGN…

Design is a mix of creativity and technique. Great design tells a story through vivid photography and content reflecting a consistent theme throughout. The Vision: Brainstorm and choose a theme The Cover: The cover is your first introduction and should reflect your theme and feel. Use cover elements throughout the book. (folios, backgrounds, photo borders) […]

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April 10, 2019

Advisor Help

Warm weather has arrived, if you’re a spring delivery you have either received your book or will soon. If you’re fall you’re in the thick of wrapping up the school year as well as trying to finish off your book before the break. Here are a few things (dependant on your delivery season) to help […]

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