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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
LAST CHANCE! Teacher of the Year Contest

LAST CHANCE! Teacher of the Year Contest

Friday, April 15 is the last day to enter your favorite teacher in the Teacher of the Year contest!!  So if you have been planning to do it later, this is it- the final call!! Let us know about an educator who has positively influenced your kiddos or maybe one that just understands your youngin’...

2016 Legacy Yearbook Contest

One of the many advantages of producing a yearbook through Inter-State Studio is our Legacy Yearbook Contest. It gives you the opportunity to show off all of the hard work that was put into your yearbook. Plus, you can win some great prizes, like money to go toward your yearbook program and a plaque to hang on the wall at your school!

2016 Legacy Yearbook Contest