What's a Typical Yearbook Timeline?
Typically, you will sign up for yearbook with YOLO around March/April.
Then begins the initial yearbook planning from April to June - organising content and page plans, sending YOLO the design brief and deciding on a design to use.
The second stage of planning continues until October - organising contributors and tracking the project.
All material sent to YOLO – 6 weeks prior to delivery date
1st proofs sent to school – 4 weeks prior to delivery date
1st proofs returned to YOLO – 3 weeks prior to delivery date
Final Material sent to YOLO – 3 weeks prior to delivery date
Final proofs sent to school – 18 days prior to delivery date
Final proofs returned to YOLO – 15 days prior to delivery date
Final Corrections – 14 days prior to delivery date
School Sign-off – 14 days prior to delivery date
Send to Print – 13 days prior to delivery date
What Content Should I Include in the Yearbook?
If You Have an Existing Yearbook Set aside some time early on to figure out how you can improve on the previous year: Have any of the events/activities changed from the previous year? Was there any feedback from staff/students/parents about the ...
What Do the Printing Terms on my Yearbook Estimate Mean?
What is the Difference Between a 2-Page Cover and a 4-Page Cover?
A yearbook cover can have either: – printing on the outside only, ie. Front cover & back cover (2-page cover,
single-sided); or – printing on the inside as well as outside, ie, ...
Keeping track of what stage everything is at is a huge task and one that is easier if it is properly planned. Consider the following: If you can, gather a team of student helpers or staff who can assist you throughout the year with taking photos, ...
Using the Yearbook Ladder
When managing your ladder you'll have multiple useful functions to help you detail and organise your pages. You can use it to preview the pagination of your yearbook (order of pages) but you can also organise your yearbook tasks, assign pages to ...
Senior School Yearbook Article Ideas
Stuck on what articles to include? Here is a handy list of the type of articles you may want to consider. General Principal’s message DP and/or AP’s message Board of Trustees PTA Sponsors General school news School history/future plans ...