• Yearbook Projects

  • Marking Period 3 Grades (1/30 to 4/12)

    Effort - 50 points: in-class and out of class effort and productive use of time

    Projects - 50 points: (Do enough tasks to equal 50 points) (1/2 time =25 pts)

    ALL - Photo Assignment (10 points)

    • Attend a yearbook worthy event outside of class time (music concert, sports event, club meetings, special class events, dress up days, festivals, special activities- not candids of people listening to a teacher)

    • Take at least 200 photos. Try for good coverage of a variety of players/ participants, types of activities within event, etc. Upload to the yearbook drive in the proper folder. (3 pts)

    • Edit photos within the yearbook drive. 20 edits minimum. (3 pts)

    • Upload/tag 20+ best photos in the Herff-Jones website (2 pts)

    • Write-up of event (2 pts)

    ALL - Photo Assignment (10 points)

    • Spreads (Photos – coverage, variety, hard-to-find students, quality, Captions/ Story (ID Captions- spelling, accuracy; Expanded captions ABCD (with research) - do NOT invent these or write jokes; Use daily announcements, Bugle articles, interviews, and feedback to get the story)

    Other Jobs (30 points):

    • Spreads (Photos – coverage, variety, hard-to-find students, quality, Captions/ Story (ID Captions- spelling, accuracy; Expanded captions ABCD (with research) - do NOT invent these or write jokes; Use daily announcements, Bugle articles, interviews, and feedback to get the story)
    • Photo event – 100 photos; edit 10, upload, tag
    • Editing Cornell’s and Quinones’ event photos, upload, and tag

    • Story module: Polls (20+ ppl), Surveys (10+ ppl), Interviews (3+ ppl) and story- involve hard to find students for these

    • Divider Templates – Senior

    • Template – Clubs

    • Cover
    • Endsheets



    1 point for every extra class period doing these important jobs:

    • Help edit or re-edit photos

    • Tagging Photos

    • Improving captions

    • Fixing alignment on pages

    • Extra graphic design creation for pages or infographics

    • Teaching a team member how to do a task

    • Boosting class morale – fun activity plan? Music dj? Snacks? Class awards? T-shirts? Etc.

    • Team-building activity

    • Getting photos of an event during class- 20 pics minimum

    • Proofreading printed pages

    • Brainstorming ideas for interesting copy (stories/ coverage)

    • Labeling and/or handing out forms

    • Organizing the job board and calendar

    • Communicating with teachers and advisors to get content

  • Marking Period 2 Grades (11/13 to 1/26)

    Effort - 50 points: in-class and out of class effort and productive use of time

    Projects - 50 points: (Do enough tasks to equal 50 points) (1/2 time =25 pts)

    ALL - Photo Assignment (10 points)

    • Attend a yearbook worthy event outside of class time (music concert, sports event, club meetings, special class events, dress up days, festivals, special activities- not candids of people listening to a teacher)

    • Take at least 200 photos. Try for good coverage of a variety of players/ participants, types of activities within event, etc. Upload to the yearbook drive in the proper folder. (3 pts)

    • Edit photos within the yearbook drive. 20 edits minimum. (3 pts)

    • Upload/tag 20+ best photos in the Herff-Jones website (2 pts)

    • Write-up of event (2 pts)

    ALL - 2 Spreads’ Content (5 pts x 2 = 10) – sign up on ladder – editor or adviser can add you to the page when approved

    • 3 pts – Photos – coverage, variety, hard-to-find students, quality

    • 2 pts – Captions/ Story (ID Captions- spelling, accuracy; Expanded captions ABCD (with research) - do NOT invent these or write jokes; 

    • Use daily announcements, Bugle articles, interviews, and feedback to get the story

    Other Jobs (30 points):

    5 points each:

    • Photo event – 100 photos; edit 10, upload, tag

    • Editing Cornell’s and Quinones’ event photos, upload, and tag

    • Story module: Polls (20+ ppl), Surveys (10+ ppl), Interviews (3+ ppl) and story- involve hard to find students for these

    • Extra spread content

    • Divider Templates – Senior

    • Background for Ads Pages

    • Template – Clubs



    1 point for every extra class period doing these important jobs:

    • Help edit or re-edit photos

    • Tagging Photos

    • Improving captions

    • Fixing alignment on pages

    • Extra graphic design creation for pages or infographics

    • Teaching a team member how to do a task

    • Boosting class morale – fun activity plan? Music dj? Snacks? Class awards? T-shirts? Etc.

    • Team-building activity

    • Getting photos of an event during class- 20 pics minimum

    • Proofreading printed pages

    • Brainstorming ideas for interesting copy (stories/ coverage)

    • Labeling and/or handing out forms

    • Organizing the job board and calendar

    • Communicating with teachers and advisors to get content