Tidings of Joy: Communities rally together to make a difference this holiday season

Tidings of Joy: Communities rally together to make a difference this holiday season PRINCETON, N.J. – Dec. 12, 2017 – PRLog — The Holiday season is about nurturing our best selves: the altruistic, compassionate and generous side. Giving to a great cause along with knowing you are making a difference in the lives of others can make you feel wonderful and can inspire others to do the same. In the spirit of giving, schools, businesses and organizations contribute to helping those in need. This year has been an especially difficult one as several children in communities throughout the world have been devastated by natural events such as hurricanes and wildfires… Read More

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John Witherspoon Middle School receives Governor’s Cup in the Students Change Hunger Campaign

John Witherspoon Middle School receives Governor's Cup in the Students Change Hunger Campaign PRINCETON, N.J. – Nov. 15, 2017 – PRLog — As Thanksgiving approaches, we are reminded of all that we have to be thankful for and all that we may be capable of giving.  Schools organize annual food drives and host Thanksgiving dinners for those in need.  One particular Entourage school, John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, NJ has participated in the Students Change Hunger Campaign for the past four years and in 2016 won the Governor’s Cup for the entire state of New Jersey when they brought in over 8,000 pounds of food.  In all four years of participating, the school has… Read More

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For Schools in the US Virgin Islands – Hope After Irma and Maria

For Schools in the US Virgin Islands – Hope After Irma and Maria PRINCETON, N.J. – Oct. 20, 2017 – PRLog — St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands was devastated by Hurricane Irma and again by Hurricane Maria after these historical Category 5 storms tore through the islands only two weeks apart.  Thousands of people had to be rescued and several were left without power or possibly even a home to come back to after the intense gale force winds and water inundated the island.  Across the community, schools, businesses, homes and modes of transportation, etc. faced unimaginable destruction.  Addelita Cancryn Middle School in St. Thomas is just one school that was severely affected… Read More

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Maine School of Science and Mathematics Advisor Receives Entourage Yearbook’s Nicole Mayhew Grant

At the Third Annual High School Advisor’s Conference this past summer, Entourage Yearbooks awarded the Nicole Mayhew Grant to Yearbook Advisor Mr. Andrew Parker from Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone, Maine. Nicole Mayhew was an Entourage Yearbook Advisor and a member of the Entourage Yearbooks Advisor’s Council. Her commitment to the program and community showed in the way she ensured all students had access to a yearbook if desired. She made a lasting impact on everyone she met, and she left an incredible legacy that continues to inspire others. The Grant in the amount of $1,500 is awarded each year at the summer conference in her honor… Read More

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Entourage’s Third Annual High School Advisor’s Conference focuses on Incorporation and Inclusion

Entourage's Third Annual High School Advisor's Conference focuses on Incorporation and Inclusion This past July, Entourage Yearbooks hosted their third annual summer advisor’s conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Princeton, NJ. The conference is the most important professional development event of the year for Entourage Yearbooks. Over 70 Advisors from across the nation were in attendance and each brought unique insight and ideas to the table in regards to their school’s yearbook programs. This three day event offered a time for inspiration and collaboration amongst a group of educators who have a range of expertise from journalistic techniques to design to photography and videography. This year’s conference theme focused… Read More

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The Advisors’ Academy: Professional Development for the Next Generation of Yearbook Advisors

The Advisors' Academy: Professional Development for the Next Generation of Yearbook Advisors       PRINCETON, NJ (PRWEB) MARCH 22, 2017 According to Kelsey Charzewski, Entourage Academy Program Director, Entourage’s mission is to foster the professional development of the next generation of yearbook advisors so that they are able to “lead great yearbook programs at their school.” To accomplish these goals, Entourage has established the Advisors’ Academy which seeks to not only recognize the dedication of yearbook advisors, but encourage, support, and provide resources as well as a wide range of privileges to participating advisors. For example, the company already has the industry’s fastest turnaround time but Master Advisors can earn the option… Read More

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Veteran’s High School Creates An Immersive Yearbook Experience After Incorporating Videos

Veteran's High School Creates An Immersive Yearbook Experience After Incorporating Videos Like many yearbook designers of years past, students in Aaron Langley’s yearbook class at Veteran’s High School love when new pictures become available for inclusion in their yearbook because they are able to bond during the process of photo vetting. However, this year, purchasers of the school’s yearbook will enjoy a special opportunity to share memories and stories related to the school’s community activities. Recently, Langley has noticed that students increasingly desire yearbooks that are more personalized and interactive than ever before. To accommodate the request for increased personalization, Langley has developed a vision for the future of the… Read More

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Philips Academy Empowers Students With More Accessible Yearbook

Philips Academy Empowers Students With More Accessible Yearbook The yearbook team of Philips Academy, a special needs middle- and high school located in Charlotte, North Carolina, is collaborating with Entourage Yearbooks this year to create a yearbook that can be enjoyed by all. Kris Shields and Deborah Hofland, representatives from the school and leaders of the project, are looking forward to the opportunities that Entourage’s technology will provide. As the mission of Philips Academy is to empower students and prepare them to live and work independently, this year’s team is particularly excited about Entourage’s QR Code Generator – a new tool that will make the yearbook more accessible to all… Read More

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Five Points Elementary Creates a Yearbook Which Doubles as a Coloring Book

Five Points Elementary Creates a Yearbook Which Doubles as a Coloring Book Lynn Greenberg and Kary Steele, yearbook advisors for Five Points Elementary, have envisioned a coloring-book-themed yearbook which is fun, interactive, and unlike any yearbook previously produced by Entourage. Lynn said that she could not “have done a book like this without Entourage.” She explained that this innovative project was possible because the duo utilized Entourage’s flexible service options and the organization tools provided through Entourage’s Link website. Lynn Greenberg explained that yearbook advisors are able to submit yearbook content just weeks before their anticipated delivery date, and adjust these dates as needed, so working with Entourage has allowed… Read More

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