No pictures? No problem. Find design inspiration in image-free spreads

Photos aren’t the only way to illustrate spreads. We know the uncertainty of events, a lack of access and the virtual nature of schools have made photo collection tougher than usual. But that’s

NSPA names Leander yearbook staffer a Story of Year finalist

Congratulations to Leander High School’s McKenzie Henningsen for being one of the 2020 Story of the Year finalists from the National Scholastic Press Association.

2020 Election coverage

Every four years we have the perfect excuse to show a little patriotism. Presidential elections are some of the most interesting yearbook spreads a staff can create. Who will win? What should we

Digital tools for yearbook advisers

As many staffs meet virtually, advisers are scrambling for curriculum and lessons they can use remotely. Here are several resources to make planning easier.

It’s time to switch to a chronological yearbook

Will football games happen? When will clubs get to meet? When will everyone be back on campus? With all the uncertainty surrounding this school year, there’s one thing that’s abundantly clear:

What a Great Story! Read the winning entry and finalists

We were blown away with all the entries in our first-ever Great Story contest. From feature stories to personal revelations, the stories were heartfelt and heartbreaking.


Unprecedented times call for unprecedented stories. Tell us how life has changed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Sports copy 101

Is it girl’s basketball or girls’ basketball? Neither actually. Sports grammar and style can be tricky, especially if you’re not super familiar with all the sports. Here’s seven suggestions to

It’s all in your headline

“On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent 80 cents out of your dollar.” –David Ogilvy, British

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