2017 – 2018 Trimester 1 Agenda

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Week 1: September 4 – 8

September 4

Labor Day – No School

September 5

Welcome Freshman First Day of School!

September 6

  1. Welcome Back!
  2. The Quintessential Yearbook Speech
  3. Mood Board
    • In Photoshop, create a new PSD file that is 11" x 8.5" (landscape) 300 resolution
    • Your name with a font stroke
    • Use the brush tool to create three different color swatches that are your favorite colors
    • Use the text tool to display your favorite font with three different versions of the same font, i.e., bold, regular, light, – see exmaple
    • Insert a picture of you – cut yourself out using either the magic wand, quick selection, eraser, or pen tool
    • Include 2-3 different logos of activities or things you are interested in
    • Save as .jpg (quality "high") "lastname-firstname-mood-board"
    • Email to jeremy.sinks@district6.org – Subject: Mood Board

September 7

  1. Weekly Roundup
  2. Create a "Yearbook" folder in your U drive
  3. Mood BoardFinish Today
    • In Photoshop, create a new PSD file that is 11" x 8.5" (landscape) 300 resolution
    • Your name with a font stroke
    • Use the brush tool to create three different color swatches that are your favorite colors
    • Use the text tool to display your favorite font with three different versions of the same font, i.e., bold, regular, light, – see exmaple
    • Insert a picture of you – cut yourself out using either the magic wand, quick selection, eraser, or pen tool
    • Include 2-3 different logos of activities or things you are interested in
    • Save as .jpg (quality "high") "lastname-firstname-mood-board"
    • Email to jeremy.sinks@district6.org – Subject: Mood Board
  4. Rule of Thirds
    • Individually or in teams of 2
    • Take 5 pictures using your phone – follow the Rule of Thirds
      1. Selfie
      2. Bestie
      3. Object
      4. Nature
      5. Random
    • Email the pics to yourself
    • Save them in your U drive
    • Rename the pics as "yourlastname-rule-of-thirds-number" (number each in order – see above)
    • Insert your pics into a Word doc
    • Write a 140 character description for each pic
    • Save your Word doc as "yourlastname-rule-of-thirds-descriptions"
    • Email ALL your pics to Sinks – jeremy.sinks@district6.org
    • Submit your Word doc via Synergy Dropbox

September 8

  1. Rule of Thirds
    • Individually or in teams of 2 – each person needs to take 5 pics though
    • Take 5 pictures using your phone – follow the Rule of Thirds
      1. Selfie
      2. Bestie
      3. Object
      4. Nature
      5. Random
    • Email the pics to yourself
    • Save them in your U drive
    • Rename the pics as "yourlastname-rule-of-thirds-number" (number each in order – see above)
    • Insert your pics into a Word doc
    • Write a 140 character description for each pic
    • Save your Word doc as "yourlastname-rule-of-thirds-descriptions"
    • Save your pics in the p drive under: handins/Yearbook/2017-18/YB Staff Photo Dump/"your-lastname-firstname"
    • Submit your Word doc via Synergy Dropbox

Week 2: September 11 – 15

September 11

  1. Monday Kickoff Meeting
  2. Rule of Thirds
    • Individually or in teams of 2 – each person needs to take 5 pics though
    • Take 5 pictures using your phone – follow the Rule of Thirds
      1. Selfie
      2. Bestie
      3. Object
      4. Nature
      5. Random
    • Email the pics to yourself
    • Save them in your U drive
    • Rename the pics as "yourlastname-rule-of-thirds-number" (number each in order – see above)
    • Insert your pics into a Word doc
    • Write a 140 character description for each pic
    • Save your Word doc as "yourlastname-rule-of-thirds-descriptions"
    • Save your pics in the p drive under: handins/Yearbook/2017-18/YB Staff Photo Dump/"your-lastname-firstname"
    • Submit your Word doc via Synergy Dropbox
  3. Yearbook Avenue Login Info
    • Year: 2018
    • Job Number: 30583
    • Username: first.lastname (i.e., jeremy.sinks)
    • Password: lastnameStudentnumnber (i.e., sinks98765)

September 12

  1. Rule of Thirds
    • Save your pics in the p drive under: handins/Yearbook/2017-18/YB Staff Photo Dump/"your-lastname-firstname" – Attempt #2
    • Submit your Word doc via Synergy Dropbox – will show how
  2. Yearbook Avenue Login Info
    • Year: 2018
    • Job Number: 30583
    • Username: first.lastname (i.e., jeremy.sinks)
    • Password: lastnameStudentnumnber (i.e., sinks98765)

September 13

  1. Yearbook Avenue Login Info
    • Year: 2018
    • Job Number: 30583
    • Username: first.lastname (i.e., jeremy.sinks)
    • Password: lastnameStudentnumnber (i.e., sinks98765)
  2. Page of You

September 14

  1. Page of You
  2. VB vs Springfield | JV1/JV2 @ 5:30 V @ 6:30
    • CREW
      1. Ramon
      2. Jessica
      3. Ava
      4. Skuylar
  3. FB vs N. Medford Frosh @ 5:00
    • CREW:
      1. Takers?

September 15

  1. Page of YouDue Today
    • Print Preview (printer icon) then download to your U drive
  2. FB vs Marist V @ 7:00
    • CREW:
      1. Kieghlee
      2. Jaden
      3. Kasey

Week 3: September 18 – 22

September 18

  1. Spread Selection – Notecard
    • In groups of 4-5, review the fall section of last year's yearbook
    • On your notecard (write your name at the top):
      • List the top 3 spreads you would like to work on
      • For each of the top 3 spreads you listed, write a sentence for each that explains your ideas for the spread this year
      • Also include a sentence for each that explains what interests you about working on the spread
  2. Stylesheet Discussion

September 19

  1. Boys V. Soccer @ 7:00 Anhorn Field
    • CREW:
      1. Ramon
      2. Alexis
  2. Volleyball JV @ 5:30 V @ 6:45
    • CREW:
      1. Linzie

September 20

  1. Spread Strategy Sessions w//Sinks
    • Review previous yearbooks for spreads (assigned to you)
    • Lookbooks – find spread ideas, mark with sticky notes

September 21

  1. Spread Strategy Sessions w//Sinks
    • Review previous yearbooks for spreads (assigned to you)
    • Lookbooks – find spread ideas, mark with sticky notes

September 22

  1. V FB @ 7:00
    • CREW:
      1. Hugh
      2. Jaden
      3. Linzie
      4. Alexis
      5. Jacob
      6. Eden
      7. Maya
  2. Spread Strategy Sessions w//Sinks
    • Review previous yearbooks for spreads (assigned to you)
    • Lookbooks – find spread ideas, mark with sticky notes
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Week 4: September 25 – 29

September 25

September 26

September 27

September 28

September 29

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Week 5: October 2 – 6

October 2

October 3

October 4

October 5

October 6

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Week 6: October 9 – 13

October 9

October 10

October 11r

October 12

October 13

State Inservice – No School

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Week 7: October 16 – 20

October 16

October 17

October 18

October 19

October 20

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Week 8: October 23 – 27

October 23

October 24

October 25

Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 26

Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 27

Parent/Teacher Conferences

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Week 9: October 30 – November 3

October 30

October 31

November 1

November 2

November 3

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Week 10: November 6 – 10

November 6

November 7

November 8

November 9

November 10

Veteran's Day – No School

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Week 11: November 13 – 17

November 13

November 14

November 15

November 16

November 17

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Week 12: November 20 – 24

November 20

November 21

November 22

November 23

Thanksgiving Holiday – No School

November 24

Thanksgiving Holiday – No School

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Week 13: November 27 – December 1

November 27

November 28

November 29

November 30

End of Trimester 1

December 1

Teacher Inservice – No School

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