Serving on the yearbook committee not only looks great on a college transcript, but it is also a wonderful way to play an active role in the creation of your junior or senior yearbook. When we are in school, the idea of cherishing a yearbook does not seem plausible. But five, ten or fifteen years down the road, students will look back at high school yearbooks with fondness and plenty of emotion.
Yearbooks are about what happened this year to your student body and in the school in general. It's a book that helps preserve the memories of your entire school of students for an entire year. While this may almost seem like an impossible task, using an editorial calendar can make the impossible a reality.
October is here! The weather is getting chilly, the leaves are almost done falling, and you're on your way to creating this year's yearbook (preferably with a warm latte in hand)! We've got your October adviser checklist to make sure you're on the right path. If you're looking for more high-school curriculum resources, have no fear. Check out our high-school yearbook curriculum ideas elsewhere on the blog!
In 1987, President Ronald Reagan declared the first week in October as National Yearbook Week. Even now, schools and organizations across the country use the week to take a small break from the hard work of yearbook planning and design to have fun and celebrate making (and preserving) memories. Looking for ideas for National Yearbook Week? Here are some suggestions to celebrate: