Organize School Year Memories to Create Timeless Keepsakes with Jostens Photo Books
Versatile design and editing options enable users to create contemporary photo books with yearend images and memories
MINNEAPOLIS - May 19, 2010

As the school year comes to an end, so begins the question of how to protect and share this precious collection of school photos and mementos beyond the shoebox in the closet. Jostens Photo Books are a fun and easy way to organize and enjoy all of the memories of the year -- including scans of artwork and photos of precious memorabilia -- all in a hardcover photo book built to last a lifetime.

“The end of the school year is an exciting and special time for students and their families to celebrate their accomplishments and experiences. Jostens Photo Books enable users to create a keepsake with all their important photos and stories in one place,” said Tricia Hamak-Sundeen, director, Photo Books, Jostens. “You don’t need design, scrapbooking or technical talents to create a contemporary photo book because we offer countless page designs, including a children’s Art Book, fantastic hard cover choices and real help from real people just a phone call or email away.”

From artwork to science fair projects to team pictures, Jostens Photo Books help students to turn their favorite memories into a book that everyone can share and enjoy for years to come. The story of the year can include photos of friends, special gatherings and activities that everyone was involved in, as well as memorable phrases or quotes that hold special meaning to the group.

Jostens Photo Books, named the “most versatile” photo book Web site by Good Housekeeping magazine, allow users to create their own photo books on Jostens’ easy-to-use Web site using their digital photos and text to tell the unique story of their school year in a 22 to 60-page book. Plus Jostens’ proprietary process makes it easy to keep it simple or take advantage of the tool’s flexibility to add custom creative flair. The Jostens Photo Books experience is differentiated from other online photo book solutions with:

  • Exceptional quality books with sewn bindings and premium archival quality paper
  • Amazing covers - even create your own
  • Powerful editing tools to give you the control
  • A wide variety of professionally designed page themes and styles
  • The ability to add as many pictures as you want, where you want
  • Graphic stickers to provide an extra creative touch
  • Online tools enable group collaboration

Jostens is a leading provider of products, programs and services that help millions of people tell their stories, celebrate important experiences and traditions and recognize achievements. Jostens has been helping people express themselves since 1897 and understands that remembering the year and protecting important memories are important ways for people to remember their times together and capture their experiences. Jostens Photo Books provide storytelling services directly to consumers to help them create unique photo books that will be shared generation after generation.

Jostens Photo Books are the perfect gift for students and teachers, and – starting at just $34.99 – photo books provide lasting value at an affordable price. Plus, now through June 30th, users will receive a $10 discount on any personalized Jostens Photo Book by visiting and entering the promo code: SCHOOLYEAR.

About Jostens

Minneapolis-based Jostens is a provider of products, programs and services that help people tell their stories, celebrate important traditions and recognize achievements. The Company’s products include school yearbooks and other memory book products, scholastic products such as class rings and graduation products, and products for athletic champions and their fans. Jostens is a subsidiary of Visant Corporation, a marketing and publishing services enterprise servicing the school affinity, direct marketing, fragrance and cosmetics sampling and educational and trade publishing segments.


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