[November 17, 2012]
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It takes a village to built
a yearbook. If you don't believe that, check out the group of kids
who are diligently working on the LCHS yearbook for the 2012-13
According to Mrs. Jennifer
Gouin, the yearbook sponsor, putting together a nice publication is
a lot easier today then it was when she worked on her first book 16
years ago. Today, technology and the Internet make it easy for the
kids to do their own layouts and ship them off to the publisher. Gouin remembered that when she began doing this, layouts were done
on paper and mailed to the publisher. Then the students had to wait
for proofs to be mailed back. Once the proofs arrived, they were
checked for errors, and if there were errors, the process was
repeated until it was finally perfect.
the school year, the yearbook staff divides into teams. Each
team has specific organizations or athletic teams that they
follow throughout the year or season, documenting the very best
moments at LCHS for the book.
Yearbooks are a long-standing tradition in high schools and colleges. They serve as a means of preserving students' history in school and
give them something they can keep with them for the rest of their
Pictures by Karen
Hargis and Jennifer Gouin
2012-2013 LCHS yearbook staff members: (front row) Annalee Baxter and
Janessa Merritt; (standing) Shakia Dawson, Megan Brown, Dalanie Schleder, India
Ballew, Loren Smith, Kristin Leake, Serena Cunningham, Jenna
Meister, Elijah Cox, Cheyenne Roher, Alisha Snyder, Skylar Morgan,
Rhiniqua Carter, and the yearbook sponsor, Mrs. Jennifer Gouin.
Ballew, Elijah Cox and Serna Cunningham are working on the layout
pages for the football and volleyball teams that will be part of
Dalanie Schleder and Lauren Smith are working on the design and
the spirit group for dress-up days. All staff members are assigned
that "snapshot" an event or some portion of student life.
Annalee Baxter and Janessa Merritt are the sales team for the
They go out and sell ads to businesses in the community, scan the
cards into the system and lay out the pages to go into the yearbook.