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Photoshop Tutorial

 There are several ways to cut out a background from a photo in Photoshop. Watch the short video to learn one of those methods.

25 Design Tips

Preparing to design a yearbook module, page, or spread? Let these design tips help you through the pits and the peaks of the creative process.

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OUR TEAM

I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. 

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OUR TEAM

I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. 

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WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED

At yb-squared your cover possibilities are endless.  We pride ourselves in making your creative vision a reality.  Our base line cover for every high school includes a full-color, custom-designed cover with the school’s choice of one foil or spot UV coating which can be used on the front lid, spine and even on the back cover. We have no art fees of any kind, ensuring your school get the cover they deserve.    

Custom Litho with Matte Lamination and UV Coating
Custom Litho with Foil Cover
 Custom Full-color lithograph with Foil
Material with Foil and Embossing or Debossing
Plexiglass and other specialty covers
 Laser-cutting
Landscape books and books with unique dimensions

May 04, 2019

yb-squared office, Temecula CA

Session 1: Theme Planning

Open to Advisers and up to 5 students.  Light Breakfast and full lunch provided.  

May 18, 2019

yb-squared office, Temecula CA

Session 2: Sports Planning

Open to Advisers and up to 5 students.  Light Breakfast and full lunch provided.  

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"My students walk out of high school prepared for "The Real World". Due to the training and experiences they've had working with such a student-oriented program, they graduate prepared for a professional career. 

 

—  Michelle Choi, Adviser - Norco High School

Jul 09, 2018

San Diego, CA

Summer Camp: Session 1

Our first Summer Camp Session will run from July 9th-12th. Advisers' and students will have the option to arrive early on the first day of camp for additional training. Click the button to the right for Registration details. 

 

Jul 30, 2018

San Diego, CA

Summer Camp: Session 2

Our second Summer Camp Session will run from July 30th- August 2nd. Advisers' and students will have the option to arrive early on the first day of camp for additional training. Click the button to the right for Registration details. 

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We want to spread hope this Christmas season to the victims of the recent California Wildfires.  Click Here to make a donation to Direct Relief, and yb-squared will match your donations, up to additional $2000. 

We want to spread hope this Christmas season to the victims of the recent California Wildfires.  CLICK HERE to make a donation to Direct Relief, and yb-squared will match your donations, up to an additional $2000. 

If you would like to make a donation to help victims of the California wildfires and have it matched by

yb-squared, we ask that you follow these steps:

1. Prior to January 15, 2019, visit the website for Direct Relief at www.directrelief.org.

2. Click on “Donate” in the upper right corner of the website and follow the instructions.

3. When you have completed your donation, save a copy of your donation receipt/record to your computer’s hard drive.

4. Attach the record of your donation to an email and send that email to bret@ybsquared.com. Please put “Direct Relief Donation” in the subject line.

5. When our CEO, Bret Barrett, receives your email, he will make a matching donation to Direct Relief and  he will send you a confirmation email with a copy of the yb-squared donation.

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"One of the things that stands out about yb-squared is the service that I get from our Yearbook Rep. It's not just a weekly visit, but rather an opportunity for my students to learn from our rep and gain something to make their pages better."

- Melissa Casady, 16+ Year Adviser

Great Oak High School, Temecula Ca