How To Launch a Yearbook Awards Poll

Unless you’ve been living under an upturned cardboard box in the Amazon for the past year, you’ll know what I’m referring to when I say voting has been a big thing of late. Aside from the turbulant world of politics, yearbook awards polls are a fun way of rewarding others for their talents, habits and ‘quirks’.

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3 Steps to Yearbook Planning Success

Put down that Halloween costume just for a moment. I know, we’re just excited, but we also want to save you time when planning your yearbook. By now I’m sure you know the pros and (mostly) cons of leaving a task unplanned and until the absolute last minute. Here are three simple steps to yearbook planning success.

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How to Organise Your Yearbook Team

Congratulations! You’ve got a sterling team of yearbook volunteers ready to get their hands dirty creating a fantastic school yearbook. Now you need to know how to orgainise them and what ‘roles’ you can dish out. Getting responsibilities pinned down early on will save a lot of time and energy later on, so it’s definitely worth setting out a plan of action.
Here’s a list of yearbook team roles to help you.

Yearbook Advisors
Editors
Staff
Photographers
Viewers

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When SPC did Roald Dahl Day!

 
Give SPC the tiniest twinkle of an excuse to dress up and help a great cause and we’re there!
When we saw that Roald Dahl Day was coming up, we set to work making, baking and preparing to raise money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.
Here are a few snaps of our scrumdiddlyumptious efforts, raising over £300!

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3 Tips to Make Your Last Day at School Memorable

Blue skies and soaring summer temperatures must mean that it’s time to wave goodbye to those school gates. I remember that bittersweet feeling, excitement to move onto the next chapter of your life, but sad to leave behind all of the memories built over the days, months and years. It’s some consolation at least that you have a fantastic leavers yearbook bursting with photos, to take away with you.
Read on for vital last day tips to help you remember the final eight hours of school life.

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Yearbook Ideas: Letters to your teachers

It’s no secret that teaching is a tough job. It’s also no secret that students don’t always appreciate the regular reminders to work harder, tuck in that shirt and do your best. However at the end of our school, college or university years we have time to reflect on our journey and start to appreciate those who have been along for the ride, the time when those things our teachers were bugging us about actually start to make sense!

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Yearbook Page Ideas: 40 “Most likely to…” ideas

We’ve noticed that you guys love a good “Most likely to…” yearbook page. Are we right in thinking you’re hungry for more suggestions? Well you happen to be in luck, we’ve collated a few categories of suggestions for you to take as they are, or use as ideas.
“Most likely to…” statements are perfect for a yearbook awards page – you can simply list out the awards and use photos of the lucky award winners. Got time to go to town on the design? How about a Cards Against Humanity-style layout – use a black card for the award title and a white card for the winner’s name.
Part of your student profile page comment could be a “Most likely to…”. If you’re using questions to lead the student (and teacher) comments, come up with a “Most likely to…” for each person and add it at the end.

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Yearbook Page Ideas: Make a leavers selfie-central

With over 1 million selfies taken every day I’m going to bet you have a nice bank of them on your phone, Facebook, or Twitter account. Instead of waiting for those all important ‘likes’ to tot up, why not put those 5 hours a week of selfie-taking to good use in a yearbook page?
Maybe you think you’ve exhausted the selfie strategy world, but have you tried some of the ideas below?

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