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A collection of ideas for your yearbook brought to you by Lifetouch Yearbooks


A collection of yearbook ideas, Creative Inspiration showcases award-winning designs produced by Lifetouch schools across the country. From theme ideas to spread designs, these examples show how yearbook staffs use graphics, photos, typography and stories to create a unified look. As you peruse the book, feel free to use these designs as inspirations for your yearbook. Sincerely, Laura Schaub Lifetouch National Director of Key Accounts and Education

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A collection of ideas for your yearbook brought to you by Lifetouch Yearbooks


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Making connections Graphically connecting the photos on the theme pages with lines and color blocks, the Burlingame HS yearbook staff shows connections between events, classes and activities. The cover features four converging lines, symbolizing the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes merging into one student body. #VSMJOHBNF)4r#VSMJOHBNF $" Adviser: Michelle Riley Sales Rep: Tanner Howe

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Theme pages Using a variety of candid photos, the staff creates an opening section showcasing all-school events and the personalities participating in them. #VSMJOHBNF)4r#VSMJOHBNF $"

Verbal-visual connection Note the designer’s use of the dotted lines and arrows connecting the key words on the divider with the section title. #VSMJOHBNF)4r#VSMJOHBNF $"

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Dynamic cover Futuristic numbering systems spill from the top of this glowing cover from Frederick Douglass HS. The year 2012 is featured in gold foil printed on this litho cover. The glow behind the year gives the book a contemporary look. 'SFEFSJDL%PVHMBTT)4r"UMBOUB (" Adviser: Deedre Rice Sales Rep: Ed McConnell

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Opening and divider pages An outer glow on each of the cut-out-background photos highlights key figures in the school on each divider. The horizontal lines behind them anchor the cutouts and draw readers’ attention to those individuals. 'SFEFSJDL%PVHMBTT)4r"UMBOUB ("

$POUJOVJOHUIFMPPL Designers unify the book visually, showcasing individual students and key players in the school using the same glow behind the cutouts and the horizontal lines. Each divider includes a QR code that takes readers to a video featuring each individual profiled. 'SFEFSJDL%PVHMBTT)4r"UMBOUB ("

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Textured cover Horizontal lines work with italic type to symbolize the book’s theme. The secondary theme, “Moving Devilishly Fast,” is displayed in a slanted novelty font under the primary theme, “Momentum.” A super matte finish contrasts with the shiny words on the cover. (SFFOFWJMMF)4r(SFFOFWJMMF 5/ Adviser: Melissa Babb Sales Rep: Shannon Minninger

Senior stories Photos and expanded captions tell the stories of senior class members. Horizontal lines bring the thematic look from the cover to the student life section. (SFFOFWJMMF)4r(SFFOFWJMMF 5/

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Primary and secondary modules Photo collections, mini-features with pictures and descriptive captions tell the stories of summer and school spirit. The primary modules feature storytelling photos and extended captions. Small photos inset into mini-stories tell related secondary stories. (SFFOFWJMMF)4r(SFFOFWJMMF 5/

Photo story Small photos running as a series across the spread tell the visual story of these sports teams. Dynamic dominant photos connect visually with the primary headlines that introduce the stories. (SFFOFWJMMF)4r(SFFOFWJMMF 5/

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Verbal-visual connection A grunge type face contrasts with a square serif type face to create a theme logo reflecting the concept, “Unhinged.” The designer tilts the word, “Hinged,” to symbolize the concept visually. )FSDVMFT)4r)FSDVMFT $" Adviser: Natalie Wojinski Sales Rep: Ceil Cutler

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The look continues Designers maintain the look of the cover and theme pages throughout the student life and sports sections using the two theme-related type faces in the primary headlines. )FSDVMFT)4r)FSDVMFT$"

Visual theme links Tilted photos and grunge type link section designs to the theme spread designs, creating a “whole book look� for the reader. )FSDVMFT)4r)FSDVMFT $"

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Symbolic typography Six type faces create the theme logo, symbolizing the concept, change. Color blocks are reflected in the letter colors and repeat again throughout each section. .BSUJO$PVOUZ)4r4UVBSU 'Adviser: Danielle McWilliams Sales Rep: Geri Johnson

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Opening and divider pages Color blocks symbolizing each section take the reader across the opening spread. The orange color serves as a continuous element in the student life section. When the section changes, so does the continuous color for that section. .BSUJO$PVOUZ)4r4UVBSU '-

Section colors A subtle orange holds the student life section together while blue becomes the continuous color throughout the academics section. .BSUJO$PVOUZ)4r4UVBSU '-

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Symbolic graphics Dotted, curved lines rest upon a textured background, symbolizing the book’s concept. The unique design invites the reader to open the book and spend time with it. 5IPSOUPO"DBEFNZr4BDP .& Adviser: David Hanright Sales Rep: Alex Wilson

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$POUJOVPVTHSBQIJDFMFNFOU Curved, dashed lines unify the entire book, symbolizing the theme, “Connections.” Consistent typography and color visually link the pages. 5IPSOUPO"DBEFNZr4BDP .&

Storytelling photos Sports section designers include a variety of storytelling moments to tell the story of each team’s season. Rivalries and season playoffs are featured, reminding students about their teams’ successes. 5IPSOUPO"DBEFNZr4BDP .&

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Distinctive cover A clock subtly placed in the lower right corner of the cover combines with flourishes and formal type to create a specific look for the 2012 Wolverscenes yearbook. 6OJPO(SPWF)4r.D%POPVHI (" Adviser: Tammy Legg Sales Rep: Ed McConnell

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Dynamic dominant photos Eye-catching dominant photos pull the reader into each double-page spread in this book. Secondary packages include numbered facts and photo collections to expand coverage. 6OJPO(SPWF)4r.D%POPVHI ("

Individualized coverage Candids placed as a photo series tell the story of a variety of organizations on the divider spread. Individual photos of key players add depth to the sports coverage. 6OJPO(SPWF)4r.D%POPVHI ("

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Duotones and textures A textured background blends into a ghosted dominant photo, tying the facing divider pages together for the reader. Duotones contrast with the gray texture, gaining the reader’s attention. (SBOEWJFX1SFQr#PDB3BUPO 'Adviser: Haley Schwartz Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

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$PNQMFUFDPWFSBHF Showing how students gave back to the community, staff members cover students’ volunteer efforts to raise money to fight breast cancer and to work with special needs students. (SBOEWJFX"DBEFNZr#PDB3BUPO '-

Fine arts coverage From dance performances to concerts to art projects, staff members show the varied interests of their students through quality photos and well-written stories and captions. (SBOEWJFX"DBEFNZr#PDB3BUPO '-

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Standing out Featuring one person in full color and other people as duotones in blue, one of the school’s colors, designers create a unique look for dividers. The designers also included a map under the copy and dominant to tie the pages together. 'JSTU$PBTU)4r+BDLTPOWJMMF 'Adviser: Alexia Robinson Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

Personalities A cut-out-background photo draws the reader’s attention to senior superlatives featured in the portrait section. Small personality portraits of seniors on the right side of the page contrast with the larger formal portraits. 'JSTU$PBTU)4r+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

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&ZFDBUDIJOHEPNJOBOUQIPUPT Action and reaction photos pull the reader into the division pages. The map texture provides a continuous element on theme spreads throughout this book. 'JSTU$PBTU)4r+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

3FQFUJUJPOPGDPMPS One of the school’s colors, blue, repeats throughout the book in headlines, lines, photos and color blocks throughout the book, providing visual continuity for the reader. 'JSTU$PBTU)4r+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

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"SHZMFHSBQIJDT An argyle pattern ties the facing pages together on this opening spread. Words containing “prep” are featured on the dominant photo collection to verbally tie the photos to the theme. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF 'Adviser: Mary Garrison Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

$PMPSDPPSEJOBUJPO Photos containing shades of blue work with the argyle graphic to hold the spread together. Cut-out-background photos placed across the top graphic showcase those who placed and participated in the pageant. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

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Modules tell the stories A striking dominant photo provides contrast, making a strong point of visual entry for the reader. Small modules placed to the outside of the spread give readers more insight into the events of summer. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

Dynamic dividers An eye-catching dominant photo contrasts with the smaller photos on this division page. Mini spread gives readers a hint of the section content. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

Profiling personalities Designers draw readers’ attention to individuals within the school who have made a difference in the school or community. Using one large candid photo, designers highlight each person with a square box around the face and a line leading to a mini-feature about the person featured. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

-BSHFNPETWTTNBMMNPET Small photos placed to the outside provide a frame for the story about the yearbook staff. The small photos feature one or two students who worked on specific aspects of yearbook. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF '-

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-JGFDIBOHJOHFYQFSJFODFT Students who went to Panama on a mission trip tell stories of the life-changing events they experienced on that trip. Photos of candid moments of the students interacting with the children tell the visual side of the story. 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP 'Adviser: Jill Anderson Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

$POUJOVPVTFMFNFOU A horizontal photo module containing candid photos related to the topic covered on the spread serves as a unifying device to visually reflect the theme. Colors pulled from the photos serve as elements of repetition on each spread. 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP '-

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Photo modules A dominant photo module visually tells the story of the powder puff game and the Upper School drama production. The photo strip across the bottom of each spread provides a greater opportunity to include more students in the book. 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP '-

Signatures and profiles Senior class members are featured twice in the yearbook, once in formal portraits with personal signatures of each student pictured and again in informal portraits with details of their involvement in school. 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP '-

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-JGFDIBOHJOHFYQFSJFODFT Using a scrapbook-style design, staff members create a unique look for their cover, opening and divider pages. Tilted photos, torn paper and overlapping cut-out-background photos provide an unusual and effective design strategy for the reader. 3PHFST)FSJUBHF)4r3PHFST "3 Adviser: Amber Cameron Editor: Megan Bowman Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Theme typography A script type face with a handwritten look unifies the look of the book. Tilted photos and photo tabs continue the scrapbook look. A horizontal photo module adds depth to the photo coverage. 3PHFST)FSJUBHF)4r3PHFST "3

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$PMPSFNQIBTJT Full color snapshot-style photos overlap the dramatic black and white dominant, emphasizing the excitement of the moment in this opening spread. 3PHFST)FSJUBHF)4r3PHFST "3

$PNNVOJUZDPWFSBHF A cut-out-background photo of a ferris wheel symbolizes the town festival and serves as a dramatic point of entry for the reader. Vertical lines tie small photos to the captions representing them. 3PHFST)FSJUBHF)4r3PHFST "3

&YQBOEFEQIPUPDPWFSBHF A horizontal photo module placed across the top of the spread ties the facing pages together. Small cut-out-background photos placed on a timeline show the attire students wore each day of spirit week. 3PHFST)FSJUBHF)4r3PHFST "3

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$PMMFHJBUFMPPL Planned white space, a shield graphic and ornate typography combine to create a formal look for this private school’s book. &QJTDPQBM$PMMFHJBUF4DIPPMr-JUUMF3PDL "3 Adviser: Dr. Bruce Hall Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Traditional design Contrast, repetition, and planned white space combine to create a clean look for these spreads. Thin lines, gray blocks and small sidebars add visual interest to the designs &QJTDPQBM$PMMFHJBUF4DIPPMr-JUUMF3PDL "3

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1MBOOFEXIJUFTQBDF White space surrounds the images on the table of contents spread and the community divider, drawing the reader’s attention to the photos included on the spreads. &QJTDPQBM$PMMFHJBUF4DIPPMr-JUUMF3PDL "3

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$PMPSGVMUIFNFEFTJHO Brightly colored diagonal bars add energy to this front endsheet contents design. The circles and color bars continue the look on the student life divider. #VíBMP)4r#VíBMP 59 Adviser: Melanie Menefee Sales Reps: Kim Weaver and Tara Underwood

Dominant cutout A striking personality shot pulls the reader into this spread featuring students’ top choices in movies, cars, technology and music. #VíBMP)4r#VíBMP 59

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Fashion trends From feathers in their hair to trendy backpacks and hats, this spread shows the fashion trends in this school’s community. #VíBMP)4r#VíBMP 59

Organizations in action Student Council members focus on family safety and health issues. An informational graphic at the top of the spread shows readers the final numbers for the event. #VíBMP)4r#VíBMP 59

Secondary coverage areas Two modules help tell the complete story of the school’s blood drive. One shows the steps involved in donating blood while the other explains reasons some students were not able to give blood. #VíBMP)4r#VíBMP 59

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3VHHFEUFYUVSF Using an image of a tough metal texture to symbolize the theme, the staff also includes a license tag featuring the name of their book, school, year and theme concept. The staff continues the look on the internal pages, pulling graphics and typography from the cover and repeating them on the inside pages. %PT1BMPT)4r%PT1BMPT $" Adviser: Jenny Hunger Sales Rep: April Hogue

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$MBTTMFBEFSTBOEQFSTPOBMJUJFT Officers for the Class of 2012 are featured on the senior divider. Other class members’ photos are morticed into the dominant photo. %PT1BMPT)4r%PT1BMPT $"

Keys to success A tribute to the principal’s goals to overcome the adversity of financial hardship within the school district is featured on the title page. The parting page features a photo that visually connects the headline, signaling the end of the book. %PT1BMPT)4r%PT1BMPT $"

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Targeted graphics From funny moments to record-breaking titles, reminders of specific memories of the entire year are included in this spread. Colorful graphics and photos pull the reader into the pages. /FX'BJSñFME)4r/FX'BJSñFME $5 Adviser: Rosanne Main Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

4FOJPSTUIFOBOEOPX Members of the senior class are featured in formal portraits and in pictures from their past. Details about their interests in and out of school are included in the descriptors next to the photos. /FX'BJSñFME)4 /FX'BJSñFME $5

-JWFMZ DPMPSGVMEFTJHO Cut-out-background photos combine with colorful graphics and typography to create an eye-catching design that captures the spirit of the students attending this school. /FX'BJSñFME)4r/FX'BJSñFME $5

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Typographical image Using an image of an athlete as inspiration, designers include a graphic created with type and words describing a hockey player. A photo series down the right size of the spread shows a variety of scenes from this exciting sport. /FX'BJSñFME)4r/FX'BJSñFME $5

4FOJPSGBWPSJUFT Splattered paint ties the images together on this spread. The images represent the favorite foods, entertainers, music and movies of the senior class. /FX'BJSñFME)4r/FX'BJSñFME $5

Spirited look Red and blue color blocks and typography echo the colors found in the majority of photos on this spread. Cut-outbackground photos combine with rectangular candids to create a lively look. /FX'BJSñFME)4r/FX'BJSñFME $5

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Photo illustration Using special Photoshop treatments, the designer creates a photo illustration for the student life divider. Leading lines in the photo pull the reader into the spread. $IPBUF3PTFNBSZ)BMMr8BMMJOHGPSE $5 Adviser: Andrea Sorrells Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

4FOJPSDMBTTGFBUVSFE A ghosted photo provides the texture behind the copy on the senior class sub-division page. A full-color photo of the senior class provides another opportunity to expand photo coverage. 1BMJTBEFT1BSL+SBOE4S)4r1BMJTBEFT1BSL /+ Adviser: Korinne Fugate Sterni Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Photo mortice Photos of senior class members celebrating holidays are showcased with a ghosted photo in the background and morticed photos in full color embedded in the dominant background photo. 1BMJTBEFT1BSL+SBOE4S)4r1BMJTBEFT1BSL /+ Adviser: Korinne Fugate Sterni Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

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"UPVDIPGBSUXPSL Student artwork invites the reader to peruse the table of contents. The page also features the names of yearbook staff members. 8JMCZ)4r8BUFSCVSZ $5 Adviser: Nancy DePietro Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Personalized pages To add a personal touch, staff members include the signatures of seniors within an original piece of art. . 'JUDICVSH)4r'JUDICVSH ." Advisers: Joan Cayre and Adam Cordioa Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Textured background A light textured background ties the senior section facing pages together. Candid photos placed to the outside feature class favorites and other members of the senior class. 1BMJTBEFT1BSL+SBOE4S)4r1BMJTBEFT1BSL /+ Adviser: Korinne Fugate Sterni Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

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Sports groups and candids Group shots combine with candid photos of the wrestling team members and medal winners. A large, ghosted photo in the background ties the two facing pages together. &O単FME)4r&O単FME $5 Adviser: Michael Petrucci Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Face place Designers include faculty portraits and the subjects taught in a look resembling a social network site. Positive comments are included in the descriptions of each teacher. )BNEFO)4r)BNEFO $5 Adviser: Sara Whelan Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

$PMPSQMVTCMBDLBOEXIJUF A full color photo serves as a back drop for black and white face shots of each faculty member, providing interesting contrast for the reader. .FUSPQPMJUBO-FBSOJOH$FOUFSr#MPPN単FME $5 Adviser: Stacey Rowe Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

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$POOFDUJOHEFWJDF An image of an iPod connects the facing pages of this student life spread featuring how students use technology in the classroom. )BNEFO)4r)BNEFO $5 Adviser: Sara Whelan Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

$BOEJEQIPUPDPWFSBHF Photos featuring photos with friends are included in this spread, showing how students have fun at school. )BNEFO)4r)BNEFO $5 Adviser: Sara Whelan Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Fine arts coverage Prom photos embedded into the dominant photo show a variety of students dancing at the junior prom. The hot pink color used in the headline echoes colors in other photos on the spread. &BTU)BSUGPSE)4r&BTU)BSUGPSE $5 Advisers: Melissa Dumas and Stacy Leone Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

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$POUSBTUBOESFQFUJUJPO A large dominant photo contrasts nicely with the small square photos that repeat in size and shape across the opposite page. An interesting headline design reflects the look of the title page. .FUSPQPMJUBO-FBSOJOH$FOUFSr#MPPN単FME $5 Adviser: Stacey Rowe Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Storytelling photos Action shots dominate the photo content of the spread. The group shot is smaller than most of the photos, but is large enough to feature faces. &BTU)BSUGPSE)4r&BTU)BSUGPSE $5 Advisers: Melissa Dumas and Stacy Leone Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Distinctive theme designs A recipe card inspires the theme spread designs in this book. Theme copy is minimal, but descriptive of the sophomore class. +PFM#BSMPX)4r3FEEJOH $5 Advisers: Carol Miller and Matt Stragazzi Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

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$POUSBTUJOHDPMPST A peach background and a purple color bar tie the facing pages together. Black and white photos provide additional contrast on the spread. .FUSPQPMJUBO-FBSOJOH$FOUFSr#MPPNĂąFME $5 Adviser: Stacey Rowe Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

7BSJFUZPGQIPUPTVCKFDUT A variety of students, teachers and administrators tell the story of freshmen orientation. The large dominant photo contrasts nicely with the smaller photos surrounding it. &BTU)BSUGPSE)4r&BTU)BSUGPSE $5 Advisers: Melissa Dumas and Stacy Leone Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

4FQJBUPOFWTGVMMDPMPSQIPUPT Full color portraits contrast with sepia tone candid shots to add visual interest to this spread. Student artwork is included in an informational graphic representing this fifth grade class. 3VUI#BSLFS.4r#FOUPOWJMMF "3 Advisers: Mrs. Evette McElroy and Mrs. Sarah Kissinger Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

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Senior class photo A sepia tone photo of the senior class adds another opportunity to include more students in the book. Note the only person in full color is the school’s mascot. /FX'BJSñFME)4r'BJSñFME $5 Adviser: Rosanne Main Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

(VJEJOHUIFSFBEFS Using the lines from the dominant photo, designers direct the reader’s eye toward the primary headline and story. .BSUJO$PVOUZ)4r4UVBSU 'Adviser: Danielle McWilliams Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

Dramatic contrast Black and white senior portraits contrast with the colorful candids across the bottom of the spread. Overlapping boxes tie the pages together and reflect the theme/concept. #VSMJOHBNF)4r#VSMJOHBNF $" Advisers: Michelle Riley Sales Rep: Tanner Howe

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Fine arts coverage Photography students’ work is featured on this spread covering the fine arts. From portraits to architecture, subjects for students vary in lighting, lines and texture. .BSUJO$PVOUZ)4r4UVBSU 'Adviser: Danielle McWilliams Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

Partial cutout A partial cut-out-background photo connects with the headline to illustrate the story on the flag corps. .BSUJO$PVOUZ)4r4UVBSU 'Adviser: Danielle McWilliams Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

/FXMPPLGPSQFPQMFTFDUJPO Using images from the X1 camera, a Lifetouch Photography exclusive, designers include cut-out-background photos of eighth grade students. Candids of class members and faculty are also a part of this double-page spread. Pages feature patented Lifetouch X1 portraits, in which students are automatically cut out from the background when the photo is taken. 4LZWJFX)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 Advisers: Brian Lewis and Rebecca Bashor Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

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Old school look A journal with an antique look serves as a background for the pages in this middle school book. Tilted photos, hand-drawn graphics and type with a handwritten look maintain the scrapbook look throughout the publication. #PPOFWJMMF+VOJPS)4r#PPOFWJMMF "3 Adviser: Mrs. Niane McMillen Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Photos in the index Designers add visual interest to the index by including a photo series of shots taken during the school year. Photos include all age groups in this Pre K-12 book. 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP 'Adviser: Jill Anderson Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

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A striking dominant photo with diagonal lines adds energy and action to this double-page spread. Smaller photos add contrast to the spread. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF 'Adviser: Mary Garrison Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

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Photo coverage Horizontal picture modules at the top and bottom of this spread provide additional space for candid photos in the people section. Names placed to the outside keep portraits tightly placed and provide more space on the spread for additional coverage. )FMMTUFSO.4r4QSJOHEBMF "3 Adviser: Ms. Sarah Brown Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

"MMJUFSBUJWFIFBEMJOF Writers choose three words starting with the same letter to add reader interest to this story about students involved in community service at their school. Artwork combines with candid photos to tell the story visually. )FMMTUFSO.4r4QSJOHEBMF "3 Adviser: Ms. Sarah Brown Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Dramatic contrast Black and white photos, including the dominant, add a unique look to this spread. Designers included black and white photos on both pages to add an element of repetition to the design. 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF 'Adviser: Mary Garrison Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

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$MVCTSFGFSFODFTFDUJPO Not only did this staff include group shots in the reference section, but also they added reports of club activities and projects for each organization featured. &QJTDPQBM$PMMFHJBUF4DIPPMr-JUUMF3PDL "3 Adviser: Dr. Bruce Hall Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Photo illustration Using the lines from the dominant photo, designers direct the reader’s eye toward the primary headline and story. 0ME)JHI.JEEMF4DIPPMr#FOUPOWJMMF "3 Adviser: Wendy Goldsmith Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

&MFNFOUBSZQSPñMFT Using an ID-look, designers include profiles of elementary students throughout the Lower School portion of the book. On this spread, Pre-K students talk about their favorite super heroes. 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP 'Adviser: Jill Anderson Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

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Special Olympics coverage Photos tell the story of student participation in Special Olympics competition. In addition to the large dominant, designers include a horizontal module of photos showing various aspects of the event. 3PHFST)FSJUBHF)4r3PHFST "3 Adviser: Amber Cameron Editor: Megan Bowman Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Photo montage A variety of cut-out-background photos placed on a canvas in Photoshop show the personalities and how they express themselves through clothing choices, friends and activities. 4JMPBN4QSJOHT.4r4JMPBN4QSJOHT "3 Adviser: Crystal Smith Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Storytelling photos Photographers capture moments that tell the stories of student life events throughout the year. Large photos connect to create a sense of visual dominance. A series of photos across the top of the page provide contrast for the reader 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP 'Adviser: Jill Anderson Sales Rep: Dell Burgess

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$POOFDUJOHEFWJDFT A horizontal color block connects the facing pages on this technology spread. Photos repeating in size and shape also connect the pages, adding depth to the coverage. 'JSTU"TTFNCMZ$ISJTUJBO4DIPPMr$PODPSE /$ Adviser: Cindy Corl Sales Rep: Mary Lee

$POUSBTUJOQIPUPTJ[FT An eye-catching dominant photo and contrasting smaller photos tell the story of the bell choir. A textured background contrasts with the dark gray color block that ties the facing pages together. #JCMF#BQUJTU$ISJTUJBO4DIPPMr$IBSMPUUF /$ Adviser Amy Roland Sales Rep: Mary Lee

Bulletin board graphics A cork board image holds this graduation double-page spread together. Color blocks feature the captions for all photos on the spread. 1JOF'PSFTU)JHI4DIPPMr'BZFUUFWJMMF /$ Adviser Andrea Phillips Sales Rep: Mary Lee

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1MBZPOXPSET Using a play on words, this staff creates an eye-catching headline that draws the reader into the story. Designers echo the color pink to tie the spread together. 'JSTU"TTFNCMZ$ISJTUJBO4DIPPMr$PODPSE /$ Adviser: Cindy Corl Sales Rep: Mary Lee

*OGPSNBUJPOBMHSBQIJD A sidebar serves as an informational graphic to feature seniors’ photos from the past, providing a point of interaction for the reader. #JCMF#BQUJTU$ISJTUJBO4DIPPMr$IBSMPUUF /$ Adviser Amy Roland Sales Rep: Mary Lee

Scores and statistics In addition to including the season wrap-up featuring teams played and the final scores of each game, the sports staff adds the important season statistics and highlights. 1JOF'PSFTU)JHI4DIPPMr'BZFUUFWJMMF /$ Adviser Andrea Phillips Sales Rep: Mary Lee

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5IFOBOEOPX Informal portraits contrast with photos from each senior’s past, showing readers how these students have changed over the years. Future plans and favorite quotes are featured in each senior’s space. $FEBSFEHF)4r$FEBSFEHF $0 Adviser: Michele Gillis Sales Rep: Alyce Hanilton

Profile pictures An eye-catching dominant photo and contrasting smaller photos tell the story of the bell choir. A textured background contrasts with the dark gray color block that ties the facing pages together. 8BZOF$BSMF.4r#SPPNñFME $0 Adviser: Joanne Roybal Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

Detailed coverage A powerful dominant photo illustrates the schedule and season wrap up on this football spread. A sidebar in the upper right portion of the page showcases the team’s effort to raise funds to fight cancer. 5IF"DBEFNZr8FTUNJOTUFS $0 Adviser Tegan Waters Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

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Dynamic dominant A strong action photo pulls the reader into this softball spread. A photo series across the bottom of the double-page spread ties the facing pages together. $FEBSFEHF)4r$FEBSFEHF $0 Adviser: Michele Gillis Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

1PSUSBJUTXJUIQFSTPOBMJUZ Informal senior portraits contrast with candid photos of students with their families and friends. Pictures placed on a blue bar across the bottom of the page illustrate sentimental message from parents. 5FMMVSJEF)4r5FMMVSJEF $0 Adviser: Heather Rosen Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

%JSFDUJPOPGNPWFNFOU The subject in the dominant photo pulls the reader’s eye toward the headline and story. Secondary coverage includes the team photo, a horizontal photo series and the varsity and junior varsity scoreboards. 4LZWJFX)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 Advisers: Brian Lewis and Rebecca Bashor Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

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"DUJPOBOESFBDUJPO A dynamic dominant photo pulls readers into this spread featuring 7th and 8th grade track team members. Candids and color add visual interest to the spread. 4LZWJFX)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 Advisers:Brian Lewis and Rebecca Bashor Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

$VUPVUDPVQMFT Names placed at 90-degree angles to the cut-outbackground photos of the couples add visual interest to this spread. 8BTTPO)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 Adviser: Annika Wilson Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

1PXFSGVMEPNJOBOU A strong action photo pulls the reader across the two facing pages, providing an excellent point of entry into the doublepage spread. Red spot color used sparingly highlights several areas on the spread. 8BTTPO)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 Adviser: Annika Wilson Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

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$VUPVUCBDLHSPVOEQPSUSBJUT Class portraits with light drop shadows are placed in horizontal rows with names under each photo. Candid photos and an interesting theme-related graphic add visual interest to the spread. )BSSJTPO)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 Adviser: Natalie Farres Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

Personalized senior pages A sidebar serves as an informational graphic to feature seniors’ photos from the past, providing a point of interaction for the reader. 5IF"DBEFNZr8FTUNJOTUFS $0 Adviser: Tegan Waters Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton

Special effect Using a dominant photo with the primary element in color and the background in black and white, designers create a dramatic special effect to connect with the primary headline. 6OJPO(SPWF)4r.D%POPVHI (" Adviser: Tammy Legg Sales Rep: Ed McConnell

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Featured mascot

A variety of colors and type faces creates visual inter-

A close-up photo of a bear, the school’s mascot, creates a

est on this title page. Note the use of a black and white

dynamic look for this title page. The students included the

photo mirrored with a color photo to illustrate the concept,

name of the school, the school’s address, the name of the

“Metamorphosis.”

book and the year.

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Adviser: Stacey Rowe

Adviser:Scott Rossow

Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin

Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

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Members of the faculty and student body write messages

Parents include a photo from their son’s elementary years

to the graduation class of 2012. The textured background

and a current photo with his face silhouetted against a sunset

includes an icon representing the school’s mascot.

in their tribute to him. A short message filled with heartfelt

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words from parents is included in the lower one-third of

Adviser: Dasha Cates Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

the page. 3PTBSJBO"DBEFNZr8FTU1BMN#FBDI 'Adviser:Kelli Dunn Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

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Senior spotlights Designers use tilted photos and crumpled paper placed on a textured background to continue the scrapbook look.

Traditional clean design

Profiles include students’ answers to questions, quotes and

Planned white space adds breathing room for the reader in

activities in which they have participated during their high

this title page design. A unique type face emphasizes the

school years.

name of the school and contrasts nicely with the essential

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information set in a smaller sized serif type face.

Adviser: Mrs. Amber Cameron

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Editor: Megan Bowman

Adviser:Dr. Bruce Hall

Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

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Staff members provide readers with an opportunity to inter-

Staff members create a strong title page featuring students

act with their yearbook on this school day memories page.

from both sixth and seventh grade on this artsy title page.

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Adviser: Heather Dolan

Adviser: Mrs. Pennie Clark

Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker

Sales Reps: Jaci Nolker

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Photo montage

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A blended photo montage illustrates a special birthday wish

Parents of this graduating senior share a special moment

from parents of this 11-year-old student.

with others at her school in this tribute to their daughter

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upon her graduation.

Adviser: Mariana Raya

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Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

Adviser: Hadassah Smolarcik Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

Personality photos

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Parents share special moments from their children’s past with

In a tribute to their daughter, the family of this student share

others at the school in these tributes to their children.

the story of her life, hopes and dreams in this one-page

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recognition ad.

Adviser: Cheryl Scott Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

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4QFDJBMUIBOLTUP These schools, their advisers and their sales representatives: #VSMJOHBNF)4t#VSMJOHBNF $" (pages 4, 5, 42) Adviser: Michelle Riley Sales Rep: Tanner Howe 'SFEFSJDL%PVHMBTT)4r"UMBOUB (" (pages 6, 7) Adviser: Deedre Rice Sales Rep: Ed McConnell (SFFOFWJMMF)4r(SFFOFWJMMF 5/ (pages 8, 9) Adviser: Melissa Babb Sales Rep: Shannon Minninger )FSDVMFT)4r)FSDVMFT $" (pages 10, 11) Adviser: Natalie Wojinski Sales Rep: Ceil Cutler .BSUJO$PVOUZ)4r4UVBSU '(pages 12, 13, 42, 43) Adviser: Danielle McWilliams Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer 5IPSOUPO"DBEFNZr4BDP .& (pages 14, 15) Adviser: David Hanright Sales Rep: Alex Wilson 6OJPO(SPWF)4r.D%POPVHI (" (pages 16, 17, 53) Adviser: Tammy Legg Sales Rep: Ed McConnell

(SBOEWJFX1SFQr#PDB3BUPO '(pages 18, 19) Adviser: Haley Schwartz Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer 'JSTU$PBTU)4r+BDLTPOWJMMF '(pages 20, 21) Adviser: Alexia Robinson Sales Rep: Dell Burgess 4UBOUPO$PMMFHF1SFQr+BDLTPOWJMMF '(pages 22, 23, 44, 45) Adviser: Mary Garrison Sales Rep: Dell Burgess 5IF'JSTU"DBEFNZr0SMBOEP '(pages 24, 25, 44, 46) Adviser: Jill Anderson Sales Rep: Dell Burgess 3PHFST)FSJUBHF)4r3PHFST "3 (pages 26, 27, 47, 55) Adviser: Amber Cameron Editor: Megan Bowman Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker &QJTDPQBM$PMMFHJBUF4DIPPMr-JUUMF3PDL "3 (pages 28, 29, 47, 55) Adviser: Dr. Bruce Hall Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker #VĂ­BMP)4r#VĂ­BMP 59 (pages 30, 31) Adviser: Melanie Menefee Sales Reps: Kim Weaver and Tara Underwood %PT1BMPT)4r%PT1BMPT $" (pages 32. 33) Adviser: Jenny Hunger Sales Rep: April Hogue

/FX'BJSĂąFME)4r/FX'BJSĂąFME $5 (pages 34, 35, 42) Adviser: Rosanne Main Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin $IPBUF3PTFNBSZ)BMMr8BMMJOHGPSE $5 (page 36) Adviser: Andrea Sorrells Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin 1BMJTBEFT1BSL+SBOE4S)4r1BMJTBEFT1BSL /+ (pages 36, 37) Adviser: Korinne Fugate Sterni Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin 8JMCZ)4r8BUFSCVSZ $5 (page 37) Adviser: Nancy DePietro Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin 'JUDICVSH)4r'JUDICVSH ." (page 37) Advisers: Joan Cayre and Adam Cordioa Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin &OĂąFME)4r&OĂąFME $5 (page 38) Adviser: Michael Petrucci Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin )BNEFO)4r)BNEFO $5 (pages 38, 39) Adviser: Sara Whelan Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin .FUSPQPMJUBO-FBSOJOH$FOUFSr#MPPNĂąFME $5 (pages 38, 40, 41, 54) Adviser: Stacey Rowe Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin 55


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&BTU)BSUGPSE)4r&BTU)BSUGPSE $5 (pages 39, 40, 41) Advisers: Melissa Dumas and Stacy Leone Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin +PFM#BSMPX)4r3FEEJOH $5 (page 40) Advisers: Carol Miller and Matt Stragazzi Sales Rep: Risa Nitkin 3VUI#BSLFS.4r#FOUPOWJMMF "3 (page 41) Advisers: Evette McElroy and Sarah Kissinger Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker 4LZWJFX)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 (pages 43, 51, 52) Advisers: Brian Lewis and Rebecca Bashor Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton #PPOFWJMMF+VOJPS)4r#PPOFWJMMF "3 (page 44) Adviser: Mrs. Niane McMillen Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker )FMMTUFSO.4r4QSJOHEBMF "3 (page 45) Adviser: Ms. Sarah Brown Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker 0ME)JHI.JEEMF4DIPPMr#FOUPOWJMMF "3 (page 46) Adviser: Wendy Goldsmith Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker 4JMPBN4QSJOHT.4r4JMPBN4QSJOHT "3 (page 47) Adviser: Crystal Smith Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker 'JSTU"TTFNCMZ$ISJTUJBO4DIPPMr$PODPSE /$ (pages 48, 49) Adviser: Cindy Corl Sales Rep: Mary Lee

#JCMF#BQUJTU$ISJTUJBO4DIPPMr$IBSMPUUF /$ (pages 48, 49) Adviser Amy Roland Sales Rep: Mary Lee 1JOF'PSFTU)JHI4DIPPMr'BZFUUFWJMMF /$ (pages 48, 49) Adviser Andrea Phillips Sales Rep: Mary Lee $FEBSFEHF)4r$FEBSFEHF $0 (page 50, 51) Adviser: Michele Gillis Sales Rep: Alyce Hanilton 8BZOF$BSMF.4r#SPPN単FME $0 (page 50) Adviser Joanne Roybal Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton 5IF"DBEFNZr8FTUNJOTUFS $0 (pages 50, 53) Adviser: Tegan Waters Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton 5FMMVSJEF)4r5FMMVSJEF $0 (page 51) Adviser: Heather Rosen Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton 8BTTPO)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 (page 52) Adviser: Annika Wilson Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton )BSSJTPO)4r$PMPSBEP4QSJOHT $0 (page 53) Adviser: Natalie Farres Sales Rep: Alyce Hamilton $PNNVOJUZ$ISJTUJBO4DIPPMr4UVBSU '- (page54) Adviser: Dasha Cates Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer

3JWFSTQSJOHT.JEEMF4DIPPMr$SBXGPSE '(page 54) Adviser:Scott Rossow Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer 3PTBSJBO"DBEFNZr8FTU1BMN#FBDI '( page 54) Adviser: Kelli Dunn Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer &MN5SFF&MFNFOUBSZr#FOUPOWJMMF "3 (page 54) Adviser: Heather Dolan Sales Rep: Jaci Nolker &BTU)JMMT.4r(SFFOXPPE "3 (page 55) Adviser: Mrs. Pennie Clark Sales Reps: Jaci Nolker )BSJE$POTFSWBUPSZ4DIPPMr#PDB3BUPO '(page 56) Adviser: Mariana Raya Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer 1PJODJBOB%BZ4DIPPMr8FTU1BMN#FBDI '(page 56) Adviser: Cheryl Scott Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer HJMMFM%BZ4DIPPMr#PDB3BUPO '(page 56) Adviser: Hadassah Smolarcik Sales Reps: Geri Johnson and Stephanie Palmer



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