Grunge fonts ruled the late 90s as staffs tried to achieve an edgy look. Traditional font favorites were discarded as too boring. With the turn of the century came a move toward simpler, more straightforward typography.
Your story has a tone. Select a font to reflect it. See how the fonts below evoke certain feelings. Choose your fonts wisely, and let them work for you.
Advisers can take heart. Yearbook staffs are full of teens creating a publication for teens. They usually will know what is trendy and cool and what is not. Trust them, but give them some direction. That is the recommendation of a few yearbook advisers whose yearbooks, or who themselves, have recently won national awards.