Ideas for Creating Your Yearbook Remotely

As school’s start to open and classes begin, creating a yearbook might seem impossible during COVID-19.   Sports and clubs, school dances, field trips, graduation… These are just some of the events that we witnessed advisors try to modify or even cut out of their yearbook this past spring. Now as school starts again, our advisors are concerned that they will be facing this same challenge. With so much uncertainty for the school year, creating a traditional yearbook seems to be out of the question.    But there are still ways to fill your yearbooks pages!   Although previous spreads might not fit the style of your yearbook anymore, we… Read More

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Preparing for School Openings During Coronavirus

Entourage Yearbooks is your connection to providing a safe and secure educational environment this school year   As we all know, going back to school this year will be unlike any other. Being a teacher has always seemed like a balancing act with managing the time and energy put into your work. But now that tightrope is thinning, and teachers everywhere need a safety net to rely on. That is why Entourage has been committing ourselves to the many ways we can serve schools and communities during this unprecedented time. The biggest priority we have is the health and safety of the teachers we work with who are sacrificing so… Read More

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Mindfulness Activities to Help Students During the Coronavirus

Explore 7 Different Ways to Keep Your Mind Active & Healthy While Working and Learning From Home   During this uncertain time in history, we may be feeling more anxious than usual. We’re stuck inside and surrounded by technology all day, making it hard to give ourselves a mental break from everything. Doing something like turning off the news or limiting your social media can be great first steps to unwind your mind, or what many refer to as “mindfulness.” Mindfulness simply means to be aware of your thoughts and actions within the present environment that you are in, helping you to be more in the moment. It can sound… Read More

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Top 10 Virtual Spirit Week Ideas for Students & Parents!

Looking for safe ways to get your school and community involved? Practice social distancing this spirit week!   1. Superhero Day You may know the phrase that not all superheroes wear capes, but now is the time to bring that phrase to the pages of your yearbook. This moment in history allows your school the chance to not only document, but honor our essential personnel who are working tirelessly each day to keep our towns safe and healthy (Hospital Workers, First Responders, Grocery Store Employees, Council Members, etc.).     2. Crazy Hair Day Since so many businesses are closed, it’s likely either you or someone you know might have… Read More

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NEW Coronavirus Templates & Clip Art

Use Entourage Yearbooks design tools to incorporate this moment of history into your yearbook! Design a yearbook spread on the topic of COVID-19, the heroes in your community, or how your school adjusted to remote learning.     The Design Team at Entourage Yearbooks has been creating templates and clip art to assist you with building yearbook pages dedicated to the effects of the Coronavirus. We consider yearbooks to be an essential part of journalism as they capture such a specific perspective of not only the students, but their communities. So many topics could be covered from not only how your school adjusted, but to how businesses like grocery stores… Read More

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15 Ways to Fill Pages in your Yearbook Now That School is Closed

Looking for inspiration for how to fill your yearbook this year due to COVID-19? Entourage Yearbooks has you covered when don’t know what to cover in your yearbook!   With end of year events being cancelled, many schools expressed concern to us about what they should put in their yearbook. At the same time, many other schools came up with amazing ideas on how to still make their yearbook a success. Entourage Yearbooks reached out to these schools to provide you with real world examples and designs, and listed some of our favorite ideas below. We hope these ideas help inspire you to not only create beautiful pages, but how… Read More

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Virtual Yearbook Curriculum

Connect with your yearbook staff — virtually! Entourage Yearbooks has made available a FREE, downloadable PDF of a yearbook curriculum for our customers to use with their yearbook staff. It reviews methods of remote communication, some basic worksheets, and how to make changes to your project in light of recent circumstances. We have this yearbook curriculum available for you to download instantly, and will soon be distributed to our schools and organizations who request it. We hope it helps our schools feel inspired on how how they can still make the yearbook possible, maybe even better, in this situation! For assistance with your yearbook, please call us at 888-926-6571 or… Read More

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How we can help you finish your project under COVID-19

Dear Yearbook Organizer,  If you need help to finish your yearbook, I wanted to reassure you by letting you know we’re here!  My name is Jackie and I am the manager of the Special Project Assistance team, or SPA team as we refer to it. What we do is we help support people who are worried about  not completing their yearbook project. We work with our customers to help design and build their yearbook project for them. We also help finish up projects that were started, but need help getting finished. We are a team of expert EDO users who specialize in getting your book done quickly and accurately.  Many… Read More

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Helpful Tips To Beautify Your Yearbook Layouts

Yearbook crunch season is right around the corner (did it ever really leave?) and the task can be daunting. Luckily, there are plenty of best practices and hot tips out there to help you minimize stress and still create a beautiful trove of memories for families to enjoy far into the future. Here are a few favorites. Square layouts are simple but effective! Instagram got it right: square photos let you squeeze a lot of space out of each page. If you have a lot of photos of a particular club or activity and you are struggling to fit them all together, consider getting creative in your cropping! A collage… Read More

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Announcing our Advisors Package

At Entourage, we recognize dedicated yearbook advisors who volunteer their time and energy for their school. There is a lot of behind-the-scences work that is done, and not a lot of help or credit given during the project. That’s why we’re excited to announce our Advisors Package! Once an advisor signs on with Entourage, they will be given customizable gifts to accomplish their yearbook goals. From fundraising to incentives, and even a gift just for them, our yearbook advisors receive exactly what everyone needs to make their best yearbook ever. Free Photobook for each yearbook purchase Photobooks can be a perfect add on to your yearbook! We’ll send one free… Read More

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