Happy Headlines, Magnificent Mods

Once again, hosts Mike Taylor, CJE, and Jim Jordan turned it out with a yearbook webinar. Happy Headlines, Magnificent Mods: Eye-catching Design Elements in Your Yearbook focused on design. Couldn’t make it live? That’s OK – the recording is now available!

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Cover Spotlight

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…

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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…

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July 29, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Design

For this week’s Cover Spotlight, the staff from Loganville High School in Loganville, Georgia, “raises the bar” with their 2016 Pyromania cover. By bleeding the words off the edges of the top white bar, the negative space of the background creates the theme words “Raising the.” The word “Bar” is boldly added on top of…

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July 7, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Design

In this week’s Cover Spotlight, we take a look at the 2016 yearbook from Monroe High School in Monroe, Washington. The whole front cover of this book (seen above) is made of Plexiglas! What also makes this cover unique is the shape created to allow the top right-hand portion of the Plexiglas to show through…

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June 9, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Design

Last week in the Yearbooks Blog, we began a new series of Photo Spotlights. This week, we’re doing something similar with Cover Spotlights where we will take a closer look at a new 2016 yearbook cover that really stands out. Our first Cover Spotlight is the 2016 Liberty from Providence Day School in Charlotte, North…

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