A race against time
Yearbook team holds 3-hour marathon to meet deadlines

– by Liza F, junior –

 If you think running a marathon is challenging, then you should attend an FBTA yearbook marathon. A few times a year, the yearbook staff holds after-school marathon sessions where they work for three hours at a time to provide you with the best yearbook you can possibly have. 

Students work from 3:30 after school until the start of Wednesday evening services. While it is a lot of hard work and commitment, students still get to have fun as they brainstorm, network together, and learn more about each other. 

Mrs. Dyck also provides the staff with Subway sandwiches which are delicious and much-needed. The staff is required to complete parts of their yearbook pages, so they don’t get too off track or caught up in all the fun and chaos.

“Yearbook marathons are always my favorite journalism activities,” said Haston H, junior. “It is always such a great time.” 

“I thought we got a lot done,” said Hart Z, yearbook editor. “It’s great to see the new staff members learn about the software and the basics of making a yearbook.”

“I loved the experience, and the food was delicious,” said Amy F, new freshman staff member.

“It was really fun and productive,” said Ava J, sophomore.

Mrs. Dyck and the students put in a lot of effort and dedication to give you the most personable, precious memory for the year.