Adviser Academy begins with an example of the importance of yearbooks

Some laughs and a tear-jerker of a story opened the 2017 Adviser Academy in Kansas City on Monday at the Marriott on the Country Club Plaza.

Photo by Aimee Parsons

Featured post

Cover Spotlight

July 19, 2017 / Cover Spotlight / Design

For our latest Cover Spotlight, we’ll look at the 2017 yearbook cover from Oak Hills High School in Hesperia, California. Through a sophisticated laser cut placed on the front cover (seen above), you catch a sneak peek of the bright, colorful palette the school is using for the sections of the interior of their book.…

Read more

June 26, 2017 / Cover Spotlight

In this week’s Cover Spotlight, let’s take a closer look at the cover of the 2017 yearbook from Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina. “defined” is the theme of the 2017 Jack Britt book. The word “school” is defined on the front endsheet and can be seen through the cover since Plexiglas was…

Read more

December 28, 2016 / Cover Spotlight

In our last Cover Spotlight before the calendar turns to 2017, let’s take a closer look at the cover design from the 2016 Aquila yearbook from Ferndale High School in Ferndale, Washington. To reinforce the theme “Angles,” the 2016 Aquila cover (seen above) used layers of triangles and lines over the front and back of…

Read more

November 21, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Design

In this week’s Cover Spotlight, let’s take a closer look at the 2016 cover from Covenant Christian Academy in Houma, Louisiana. The staff of The Mane Event used colorful paint splatters to create the image of their lion mascot on the cover (seen above). There is just enough paint on the cover for the shape…

Read more

November 7, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Design

In the newest edition of our Cover Spotlight, let’s take a closer look at the cover of the 2016 Crotalus from Felix Varela Senior High School in Miami, Florida. This cover demonstrates a great way to create a printed cover that has all the characteristics of a decorated book. The artwork is printed on White…

Read more

August 29, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Marketing / Theme

Coloring books for adults remain popular, and one way for students to have fun now and remember the trend later is to create a yearbook cover they can color. The yearbook staff at Blackhawk Christian School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, jumped on that craze early with their 2015 yearbook, with the idea evolving from their…

Read more

August 9, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Design

This week’s Cover Spotlight comes from the 2016 Reflector of Oswego High School in Oswego, Illinois. The Oswego staff used an abstract design to symbolize the various connections or links students have within their school. A simple sans serif font was used for the theme “connected,” which works well with the fine lines of the…

Read more