Entourage Yearbooks

Why Artifacts Can Add Meaning and Beauty to Your Yearbooks

by Briana Hilton It is amazing to think that something almost every student cherishes when they graduate—a yearbook—has a rich history that dates back to the 17th century. Back then, yearbooks were used as a kind of logbook to keep track of student enrollments, grades, and other relevant information. Today, they are so much more […]

Columns and Grids

By Jackie Davis / November 13, 2023 Similar to our post about Guidelines (the outer parts of your pages), using columns and grids in the yearbook layout has many benefits, both for creating a good design and for higher scores for contests. Whether you are starting, designing, or completing your pages, you can still update […]

Guidelines, who needs guidelines – WE DO!

Guidelines, who needs guidelines – WE DO! When I first started designing yearbooks, I didn’t quite understand the differences between all those extra warning lines on the pages, but with a little knowledge about those 3 special lines, you can make sure your yearbook doesn’t fall into one of the yearbook regrets! Here is a […]

How do I start to plan a yearbook?

How do I start to plan a yearbook? When I started as a yearbook person, I had no idea how to organize and plan a yearbook or even that you could plan out a yearbook that is more fitting to your school and your style. The only thing I did was look at the previous […]

Why Yearbooks are an Integral Part of University Life

Why Yearbooks are an Integral Part of University Life The Importance of Yearbooks in University Life Yearbooks play a crucial role in university life, encapsulating our academic journey’s memorable experiences and milestones. They serve as a tangible keepsake of our university years, filled with photos, stories, and achievements that help us remember the people we […]

Photo Albums — a Meaningful Way to Stay Connected During Deployment for Military Families

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Photo Albums — a Meaningful Way to Stay Connected During Deployment for Military Families by Briana Hilton Depression affects 23% of active-duty military, according to one 2021 meta-analysis.  With the prevalence of depression being higher in the military than among the general population, Medical News Today points out that this may stem from the several, […]

Yes, I’m a Yearbook Groupie

Yes, I’m a Yearbook Groupie by Lynn Greenberg / August 21, 2023 Having just returned from the annual Entourage Yearbook Advisors’ Conference, I’ve spent some time reflecting on what it has meant to me to be a “yearbook person” and what I’ve learned from attending the conference for a number of years.  I worked as […]