Elementary School Makes ‘Yearbooks For Everyone’ a Reality

SANTA ROSA, CA Binkley Elementary Charter School of Santa Rosa, CA is not letting the pandemic stop them from giving everyone at the school a yearbook this year. The Binkley Elementary Boosters teamed up with Picaboo Yearbooks for the 2019-2020 school year to make vision, of getting a yearbook into the hands of every student, Elementary School Makes ‘Yearbooks For Everyone’ a Reality

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Middle School Gets First Yearbook in 15 Years

DALLAS, TX L.V. Stockard Middle School in Dallas, TX is getting its first yearbooks in 15 years thanks to the support of the community and the Yearbooks for Everyone Fund by Picaboo Yearbooks. Money was undoubtedly a factor when L.V. Stockard Middle School in Dallas, Texas decided 15 years ago to discontinue its tradition of Middle School Gets First Yearbook in 15 Years

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Creative Ways to Celebrate Grads in the Yearbook

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer Graduation day is arguably the most important moment of a senior’s entire school journey. We know just how big of a disappointment that is for the students, their families, and the staff who put their hard work and time into planning for everything to come together. That includes the Creative Ways to Celebrate Grads in the Yearbook

Categories: Coverage, COVID-19, Design & Inspiration, Storytelling

3 Free Resources to Help Fill Your Yearbooks

3 Free Resources to Help Fill Your Yearbooks By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer How did your school cope with the virus? What was distance learning like? How did the students react? What creative ideas did your community come up with? In our previous blogs, we shared some ways our current advisers are covering the 3 Free Resources to Help Fill Your Yearbooks

Categories: Coverage, COVID-19, Design & Inspiration

Tools to Promote Your Yearbook to Families

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer With in-school marketing temporarily out of the picture, we’ve been exploring some alternative ways to remind families at your school to purchase or personalize their yearbooks. So we can’t use physical posters, flyers, postcards or lawn signs. What can we use?  With everyone at home, families are on their Tools to Promote Your Yearbook to Families

Categories: COVID-19, Selling Yearbooks

Ideas for Non-Spring Distribution

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer On the first day of graduation rehearsal, the seniors line up to get their yearbooks and have a signing party. It’s the last day of 6th grade and there’s an elementary picnic for the whole school to get their books and then they all wait in line for favorite Ideas for Non-Spring Distribution

Categories: COVID-19

How 2 Advisers Are Handling COVID-19 Closures and Coverage

How 2 Advisers Are Handling COVID-19 Closures and Coverage By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer Unprecedented. Pandemic. Shelter-in-place. Social distancing. Coronavirus. The world is a scary place this spring, and not only do we as adults need to allay our students’ fears (as well as our own), but we need to provide a sense of How 2 Advisers Are Handling COVID-19 Closures and Coverage

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3 Story Ideas to Stay Connected During COVID-19

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer The yearbook will live on as the official record of the school for this year. When school returns to normal, how will the past few months be documented and remembered? The suggestions we have heard range from “going to ignore it” to “we have to include it but not 3 Story Ideas to Stay Connected During COVID-19

Categories: Coverage, COVID-19, Storytelling

Delivery Options for Advisers this Season

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer Times are tough with many school closures in effect, but the yearbook must go on, and we’re here to help you work through the delivery process this season. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, we want to share the delivery options available to you, ensuring that you and Delivery Options for Advisers this Season

Categories: COVID-19, Distribution

Back to Basics – Student Press Legal Rights & Responsibilities

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer The 1st Amendment of the US Constitution guarantees freedom of the press, and student publications such as yearbooks have enjoyed the benefits of some of those freedoms. The 1969 Supreme Court ruling in Tinker V Des Moines upheld a student’s right to free expression at school, after a group Back to Basics – Student Press Legal Rights & Responsibilities

Categories: Journalism