5th Grade Parents - Yearbook Information

On behalf of the 5th grade activities committee, we would like to announce that the 2022 yearbook is ready to collect pictures from all the 5th grade families!
The yearbook is collecting the following photos:
⦁ 1 baby photo of graduating 5th grader
⦁ *Photos of students during various school wide events from Pre-K through 4th grade.
*Photos from Pre-K forward should feature your graduating 5th grader during school events from the past, i.e., International Food Fair, Fall Family Fun night, etc. If you are new to the school, feel free to upload pictures of your child at events from their prior school. We want all graduates to be featured! For the students’ 4th grade year, feel free to upload pictures of the student’s favorite remote activity if they were remote and/or school related photos if you have them.
All pictures will be uploaded directly to the yearbook. Please see instructions below:
⦁ Visit: buytheyearbook.com
⦁ Click or tap “Create an Account (Free)”
⦁ Search for our school: Enter P.S. 221 North Hills (Code: School ID # 703125) click continue
⦁ Fill in required information: your role is: parent
⦁ TIP: Choose a password that is easy to remember. You will receive an email to verify your log in info.
⦁ Start uploading pictures today!
Fill in as many details as you have per photo; please write your child’s name and grade/year taken. Make sure you select the correct FOLDER (baby photos per class [ONLY 1 BABY PICTURE], 1st grade memories, 2nd grade memories,
Ballroom Dancing, etc). You can upload up to 30 pictures.
Once you upload your child’s baby photo and school related photos. You may then purchase a Recognition Ad. The Recognition Ad is a wonderful way to showcase your graduate in the yearbook. You can draft a special message to your graduate and upload any photos you wish to highlight your graduating 5th grader. Recognition Ads come in 4 different sizes and friends and family can also purchase Recognition Ads for your graduate. They are a great way to send your child a personal message and well wishes from yourselves and your family and friends!
If you need help with uploading contact the Pictavo helpdesk at 1-800-290-0036 or email: answers@pictavo.com
Deadline to upload all photos is 12/31/2021.
Deadline for Recognition ads is 02/01/2022
Please email all questions and feedback to: PS221classof2022com@gmail.com


Instruction to upload photos

2022 business ad _letter to parents 

Dear Parents and Guardians of the Class of 2022,

We are looking for Business Ads for the Yearbook. This helps subsidize the costs.  If you own a business and would like to purchase ad space, please see the guidelines below. Additionally, please approach the businesses you frequent and ask them to
advertise in our 2022 Yearbook. These ads will be seen by over 100 families and many more that purchase a Yearbook and will be a constant reminder of what businesses helped support the graduating Class of 2022.
The costs are:
• Business card size ad for $35 • Half page ad for $75
• Quarter page ad for $55 • Full-page ad for $140
Please adhere to the following guidelines when creating your Business Ad:
●All ads must be written in ENGLISH. Everyone must be able to read the ads.
● The ad must be photo ready for scanning and must fit within the dimensions of
your purchased ad space. Dimensions are on the back of this flyer.
● Please e-mail the completed ad to ps221classof2022@gmail.com and send the check to the school office attention 5th Grade Activities committee.
● Enclose a check made payable to PS221 PTA. Write “Business Ad” in the memo area.

Include the tear-off below with your Business Ad. Please click on the link to access the document

Deadline for Business Ads: Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
If these guidelines are not met, the yearbook committee will return your ad for changes. Ads received after the deadline are not assured placement in the
Questions: Email: ps221classof2022@gmail.com

5th Grade Activities Committee

Attention parents of 5th graders: Be a part of your graduating 5th grader's milestone year by joining the 5th Grade Activities Committee! We hope to help make lasting memories for each and every one of our 5th graders. Tasks will vary in commitment and time; all are welcome to lend a helping hand!
Please fill out the 5th Grade Activities Volunteer Form to sign up. Please add our email to your contacts list: ps221classof2022@gmail.com
The committee will be forming in the next few weeks.