Other Yearbook Resources

Yearbook Resources

Check in regularly to see our library of advanced yearbook resources.
Entourage holds an annual yearbook conference to help bring together teachers and yearbook coordinators from around the country.
View our a sample of our library of yearbook templates. Get ideas for great yearbook page design and never feel like you have to start from scratch. These templates have been used in thousands of school yearbooks.

View a sample of yearbook covers using Entourage’s proprietary 3D cover generator. See what your yearbook cover will look like before it’s printed.

Hundreds of schools from around the country compete in Entourage’s annual yearbook contest. Elementary, Middle School, and High School compete in categories across overall design, photography, and cover design. Browse through our library of contest entrants to see what the most advanced yearbook programs are up to.

You can request a yearbook budget analysis. Simply enter some information about your school’s yearbook program and receive a comprehensive report bench-marking the price of your yearbook versus what other schools are paying. It’s a great resource to see if you’re paying too much.

Choosing the right yearbook theme is usually the first step in creating a great yearbook. We have put together some resources to help schools select and execute their yearbook theme. Download our FREE Yearbook Theme Library of Ideas, to help brainstorm yearbook theme ideas!

Entourage holds an annual yearbook conference to help bring together teachers and yearbook coordinators from around the country.

Overall Yearbook

Overall yearbook is judged based on the use of written and graphic elements carried throughout the entirety of the yearbook.

Grand Prize:

NYOS Charter School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: Once the cover was finalized we used that as the basis for the pages inside. The fonts and the colorful boxes highlighted our message throughout the book.

4th Place:

LCA-MO 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description:The idea was inspired by students who are in many things at school, separate yet part of a whole, diverse and accepted. Layers of vivid colored diamond shapes were created to represent individual parts of a whole. Students inside them from different grade levels show involvement in different activities.

2nd Place:

Sunnyside High School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: Seniors suggested a colorful theme, initially graffiti, which grew into ‘BOLD’, encompassing both visual boldness as well as our student’s abilities to be courageous, confident, and risk takers.

5th Place:

Desert View High School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: This theme was inspired by the season and the city background representing Arizona. As the sky is filled with the signatures of the Class of 2019 as well as the yearbook staff.

3rd Place:

NYOS Charter School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: Our school year began with an assembly for Rachel’s Challenge. Our students, staff and community were challenged to create positive change in themselves and their communities. From these discussions our team decided that this year was all about a new perspective.  The artwork was created in Illustrator and Photoshop.  For our cover we decided to add Spot UV to the mountains, title and lighter line work.

Cover Design

Yearbook cover designs are judged based on overall design quality, relevance to school and current year, as well as the use of graphic and textual design elements.

1st Prize:

Atrisco Heritage Academy 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description:The staff brainstormed on what they believed a FVSU Superhero would look like in a comic. They wanted to incorporate different symbols that represented the campus on the cover. Collectively, the staff worked on the cover with input from an alum (Robert Walker), a friend (Billmasukuart), and the university. Some ways we brought our vision to reality was by including the wildcat paw signal, the wildcat man, a mock of the campus cheerleader’s uniform on the superhero, the campus dorms, university seal, and yearbook seal. We used typography that we would believe would appear on a comic. The cover was created using Adobe Photoshop.

2nd Place:

Glen Cove High School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: Our school colors are blue and gold. The cover is made up of famous artwork featuring blue and gold coloring. The Spot UV technique was used to frame each picture. The school name and year on the cover and spine are done in blue foil. The cover design was created in Photoshop.

3rd Place:

Alliance Margaret M. Bloomfield 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: By using great pencil drawings, by one of our talented students, of hands holding a camera, an instant camera, hand holding a lens,and a lens and combining Entourage’s photo/film themed clip art we were able to have a base for our design. Then, we looked for pictures that focused on who we are as a school for the cover, divider pages, and the closing.

Page Layout Design

Page layout design is judged based on the overall layout design, the use of innovative techniques, and the use of captions, headlines, and graphic elements.

1st Prize:

Glen Cove High School 2019 Yearbook

Entry Description:This layout came from referencing popular current layout styles and the popularity of gradients, sticking with our ‘BOLD’ theme.

2nd Place:

Lucas Sylvan Unified Jr-Sr 2019 Yearbook

Entry Description: This was a difficult one to try and line up, and also to find pictures to fit. It was created with a lot of layers and frustration!

3rd Place:

Rochester Christian Co-Op 2019 Yearbook

Entry Description:The circular template that Entourage’s online software made sense to use for our morning devotion routine.

Photography

Photographs will be judged based on creativity and composition.

1st Prize:

Sunnyside High School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: Using Cannon Equipment.

2nd Place:

Creekside High School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: This photo captures the moment a junior wrestler locks his opponent in a great hold with a double chicken wing move.

3rd Place:

Messmer High School 2020 Yearbook

Entry Description: This photo captures the moment a junior wrestler locks his opponent in a great hold with a double chicken wing move.

Honorable Mentions

Overall Yearbook:

LCA-MO 2020 Yearbook
PROGRESS High School for Professional careers 2020 Yearbook
Aurora Police Department Yearbook
Desert View High School 2020 Yearbook
Temecula Preparatory Upper School 2020 Yearbook
Bamberg Ehrhardt High School 2020 Yearbook

Cover Design:

LCA-MO 2020 Yearbook
STEM Academy 2020 Yearbook
San Manuel Jr – Sr High School 2020 Yearbook
PROGRESS High School for Professional careers 2020 Yearbook
Calvin Nelms Charter School 2020 Yearbook
Bamberg Ehrhardt High School 2020 Yearbook
Temecula Preparatory Upper School 2020 Yearbook

Page Design:

Arvada-Clearmont High School 2019 Yearbook
Fort Valley State University 2019 Yearbook
Blue Ridge Christian School 2019 Yearbook
Sunnyside High School 2019 Yearbook
Manor Senior High School 2019 Yearbook
Rochester Christian Co-op Yearbook
HS For Language and Diplomacy 2019 Yearbook

Photography:

Arlington Community High School 2020 Yearbook
Eton Academy 2020 Yearbook
Desert View High School 2020 Yearbook
Maine School of Science and Math 2020 Yearbook