Attention seniors: in order to have your senior pictures placed in the yearbook and the newspaper, you need to have a digital image of your picture turned into Mrs. Stevens in room 106, by Friday, March 1, 2019. If you had your picture taken a Gentry, Housden, Robert Good, Gitchell’s or Bessie Black, the photographers will automatically do this for you. If you went elsewhere for your pictures, you will need to make sure that your photographer will submit the picture for you or you will need to do it. See Mrs. Stevens with questions.
Senior picture day has been moved from Friday, January 25th to Tuesday, January 22nd. Please check the schedule if you have scheduled a time. This is your LAST CHANCE to have your senior picture taken at school.
A digital image of your picture must be turned into Mrs. Stevens in room 106, by Friday, March 1, in order to be in the yearbook and newspaper.
It’s now time to order your 2019 yearbook, and you don’t want to miss out! Yearbooks can be ordered in four different ways: through the mail, on the phone, at school and online. The website for credit card orders is yearbookordercenter.com and the school code is 13281. The school can accept cash and check only. Books are currently $70.00. This price will change on February 15 to $75. Order early to save money! Please see Mrs. Stevens in room 106 with questions.
If you haven’t had your senior picture taken yet, we have arranged for Gentry to return to school for ONE DAY only to take senior drape photos. Pictures will be taken in lab 115 on Friday, January 25 from 8:30 to 3:30. There will be a $20 sitting fee and proofs will be mailed to your home for you to choose your yearbook photo. Please sign up for a time on the sheet on the office counter.
Yearbooks are currently $65.00. This price will increase to $70.00 on Thursday, November 15th. Order early and save! Go to yearbookordercenter.com or see Mrs. Stevens in room 106.
Senior Pictures are due to Mrs. Stevens in Room 106 by Friday, March 1, 2019. Please submit one digital photo by the due date in order to be pictured in the yearbook.
Senior Yearbook Ads
It’s amazing how quickly they grow up! Congratulate the senior in your life by purchasing a personal yearbook ad. It’s now time to choose photos and start working on your message of congratulations, pride, and love. The yearbook staff is now accepting orders for personal ads for seniors in the 2019 yearbook. There are three sizes available 1/8 page for $100, 1/4 page for $150, and 1/2 page for $200. Please call or email Mrs. Leslie Stevens at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-2008 to reserve your space or to get more information. The deadline to submit your picture/message is February 1, 2019, but space may not be available then. Don’t delay! These spaces sell VERY quickly.
Orders for 2019 have begun. Look for the order form in your mail to start the ordering process. Books are $65.00, but they will go up in price as the year progresses, so be sure to order early. There are 4 ways to order your yearbook:
The yearbook staff has learned that they will receive a Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown Award in New York City in March. Only seventy (70) yearbooks nationwide were chosen as Finalists for the CSPA Crown Awards!
Crown Awards honor the top student publications around the country. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. During Crown consideration, publications are judged on their excellence as shown by their design, photography, concept, coverage and writing. A total of 1,172 publications were eligible for judging.Crown Finalists are actual winners, not nominees. Some will be announced as Gold Crowns; the rest are Silver Crowns. Final results will be announced and presented at the CSPA ceremonies in March 2019.
Click here to read more about the Crown Awards.
At the VHSL Championships on Saturday, October 20, 2018, the yearbook staff was awarded its 14th straight Trophy Class State Championship!
In addition, the book’s theme “The Power in You” was named the first place theme (another state championship) in all of Virginia.
Several students’ invidual pages were recognized, and we had three individual state champions:
We also had some students in second and third place in the state: