Sentinel students finish yearbooks despite the "COVID chaos"

Posted at 4:26 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 18:26:56-04

MISSOULA -- Remember that fun as a senior, or later in life, of opening your high school yearbook and having all those great memories locked in place forever?

Well, this has certainly been a year to remember, and thanks to those hardworking yearbook staffs, remote collaboration is paying off.

Take Sentinel High School as an example. The year starts off normally enough, and even mid-winter, the Yearbook staff were able to begin all the photo work, writing and layouts.

But that's when things ran off the rails. Right at the most critical time in yearbook production, the pandemic canceled classes and sent everyone home. Not to see their project derailed, the students turned over to completely remote production, collaborating, meeting and working completely online. Interviews were finished at home, and students sent in their memories.

Now the Yearbook is done, but the students are worried about distribution, and making sure every senior gets one. Anyone can become a "Sentinel Yearbook Angel", and purchase the books which can be made available to seniors who haven't bought a yearbook, or simply can't afford one of their own because of the economy.

If you'd like to help, click here then find Sentinel High School and in place of a student name, just enter "Yearbook Angel".