Critiques and contests are distinctively different

As you wrap up the year, remember to submit your yearbook for contests and critiques. Let’s dive into the differences between the two and how they can elevate your program.

Conversations to have with your principal

“We’ll reprint it.” Three words that terrify advisers. If you’ve never had a conversation with your principal before the yearbook comes out, now is the time.

Keep the memory alive: Classroom displays celebrate yearbook staffs and covers

It’s a joy when the yearbook comes out. And then you begin working on the next one. Before you move on, capture the magic with a permanent display in your room.

Yearbook mascots to the rescue!

Deadline Dinosaur. Mediation Mouse. Drama Llama. Adopting a yearbook mascot can boost spirits, squash squabbles and build relationships.

Check on your kids. They may not be OK.

Does this headline make you uncomfortable? It should. Healthy check-ins are a vital part of the growing up process.

Have a holly jolly Staff-mas

With winter break just days away, let’s take a short recess from deadlines and yearbook worries. Reenergize your staff with holiday fun that won’t break the bank.

YB Hacks: Visual reminders aid staffers, ensure consistent design

Sometimes we need to make it a little easier for our yearbook staffers. Visual aids can be the perfect reminders to guide them.

Goodbye yearbook, hello summer!

If you enjoyed Memorial Day, you’re definitely ready for the lazy days of summer. While some schools have already wrapped for the year, we wanted to round up three last-minute things to do.

A yearbook silver lining: Pandemic changes here to stay

Despite the brutal challenges this year, producing a pandemic yearbook had a silver lining. Advisers recently shared changes they’ll keep in place for future staffs and publications.

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