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Creativity, Love and School Pictures

Creativity, Love and School Pictures

The school picture business takes us from coast to coast and we meet thousands of people in the process. To say we’ve met creative people in our 85 years of business would be an understatement, and to say we’ve met principals and teachers who love their kids would be an even bigger one. When those...

Last Chance For Inter-State Studio Contests

A version of this post first appeared on the MSTA website in February. Teachers are some of the most important people in the world. They are charged with shaping the young minds of the world, while sometimes serving as a parent-figure, and often must foot the bill for many of their own classroom supplies. If...

Last Chance For Inter-State Studio Contests
World Smile Day

World Smile Day

Last Friday, October 5th was World Smile Day. According to worldsmileday.com, the idea for this day came from Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts. He created the smiley face in 1963, but later became concerned about the over-commercialization of his symbol. He felt its original meaning and intent had become lost in its...

Smile of the Year 2018

Another school year has started, which means it’s time to kick off another Smile of the Year contest! We’re excited to  start another great year where our Grand Prize winner will take home a $1,000 college scholarship. We see millions of wonderful smiles every year, and we want to see as many of them entered...

Smile of the Year 2018
Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

This is Teacher Appreciation Week. A week to focus on expressing gratitude to teachers who excel at their jobs. I am married to a teacher, so I have witnessed how much time and energy goes into it each day (and night!) On any given day, the title of “Teacher” could be replaced with “Mentor” or...

How to Create an Award-Winning Yearbook

What judges look for when judging the Yearbook Legacy Contest.

How to Create an Award-Winning Yearbook
2017 Yearbook Legacy Contest

2017 Yearbook Legacy Contest

Hey there, readers! Whether you’re a teacher, yearbook advisor, parent volunteer, or participate in other ways, we know you pour a lot of time and effort into yearbook creation every year. We think it’s about time you show off your hard work! So grab your yearbook and enter the 2017 Yearbook Legacy Contest! Inter-State Studio...

How Has Your Classroom Made a Difference?

Win up to $750 for your school's service-learning program. Contest ends March 19th, enter today!

How Has Your Classroom Made a Difference?
2015-2016 Yearbook Legacy Contest Winners

2015-2016 Yearbook Legacy Contest Winners

Awards for best 2015-2016 yearbooks announced.

Spreading Smiles Winners

The winners for the Spreading Smiles contest have been announced!!! Thank you to everyone who entered Inter-State Studio’s fourth annual Spreading Smiles Service-Learning Contest. This year over two hundred fifty projects from around the country competed for a chance to be awarded one of three grants of $750, $500, or $250 to use to enhance their...

Spreading Smiles Winners