Make Yourselves Known: Second Quarter Begins

As a follow-up to Kara and Pam’s presentation at YearbookNV, Kara has created a?MAKE YOURSELVES KNOWN?campaign for the school year. With luck, it will help you focus your energies in three areas: book sales, content gathering and recruitment. Below are links and resources you will need to carry out?MYK: Second Quarter Begins Click here for.. read more →

Yerds Never Rest!

YearbookNV may be over, but there’s no time to rest! September 2 will be here in the blink of an eye. Don’t forget: ?Cover summer. Do not miss back-to-school activities. Do not miss golf, band camp and orientation. ?Launch your book and ad sales campaigns. ?Decorate and organize the classroom. ?Host a back-to-school event for.. read more →

YearbookNV is around the corner. Will you be ready?

The more you prepare for YearbookNV (or for GYE), the better off you will be. Use the time you have with the yearbook gurus and faculty to assess your ideas and to develop new ones. If you start the workshop with a blank slate, you might not be as productive as you want to be… read more →

Leadership Resources: A Follow-Up to Bring It Day

May — and let’s face it, June, too — flew by! Eek. KP forgot to post the wrap-up notes from the Bring It Day breakout sessions. KP apologizes profusely. In addition, she’s posted PDFs of the leadership handouts you received in your black padfolio. Enjoy! Notes from Meghan’s Group Notes from Tim’s Group Notes from.. read more →

True Colors: A Follow-Up to Bring It Day

Thank you to all who attended Bring It Day. Let’s make the most of the last few weeks of school, and get started on making real changes to our product and our process in 2014. You received a number of handouts created by our favorite Tracey McNulty about editorial leadership. Below are links to True.. read more →

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

Show your advisers some love! Check out Facebook for photos of these cool adviser gifts. Click on the links below for the free printables. If Advisers Were Flowers Thanks A Latte! TEA-rrific Adviser Label Straw Tags for EOY Party       read more →

Time to Write Your Colophon

A colophon is the statement, placed at the end of the yearbook, recording the names of the staff and printer, book specifications, size of the edition, and other information about the production of the yearbook. It can be as elaborate or simple as you want. It’s important to include a colophon in your yearbook as.. read more →

Design Your Index

Hhere are a few tips for designing your index: 1. As you are editing your index entries, remember that all proper nouns should be included. That’s all clubs, sports teams, class name, everything . . . even Harry Potter and Nikki Minaj. 2. Before you begin flowing index entries onto the pages, check your ladder… read more →

Coverage in Your Index

Now’s the time to brainstorm and to collect coverage for your index. From Thomas Jefferson HSST 2012:? This index spread is a typical example of what yearbook staffs do. Where the index letters — ie A or B — appear, there’s a candid photo and a quote from a student who hasn’t been covered yet… read more →

Crowd Source Your Yearbook

As a follow-up to the TJ editors’ presentation at last week’s fall workshop, we are posting a copy of the powerpoint.?Enjoy! Two?Points of Clarification from Erinn Harris, the adviser at TJ: 1)?To post?the non-buyers list on Facebook, I print out a PDF of the non-buyers list from eBusiness, then export the PDF as JPEGS.? From.. read more →

Take Advantage of eShare

Now that?you can customize your eShare code and keep that code forever, we encourage all of you to take advantage of this free service.?And did you know that those of you who use eDesign can transfer images directly from eShare into your eDesign library? That’s a reason to get started, right? For those new to.. read more →

Folios are your friends.

Back in the day (as you teenagers like to say), the folio was always the same. On the left-hand page, it listed the section. On the right-hand page, it listed the spread topic. While folios are often section and spread topic, they are not limited to that. Folios are?now a place to include more coverage.. read more →

Quick Review for Theme/Concept

As promised, here is a PDF version of the beginning of the Theme/Concept lecture Kara presented at YearbookNV. This PDF can serve as a checklist for the theme/concept elements you must include on your cover, spine, endsheet and title page. Why take notes when you can find the same information on the internet, right? 🙂.. read more →

Reverse Your Ladder

If you haven’t already done so, take some time to reverse your ladder — before you begin the new ladder. In the “down time” between finishing the book and distributing it, let’s take a couple of days to analyze and evaluate our coverage. Kara and Pam suggest that you print your most up-to-date version of.. read more →

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