The Marshalltown High School Publications Department is currently making old copies of the school's yearbook, Post Script, available for purchase by the public.
There is a one-time opportunity currently going on, Advisor Steve Hanson said, to purchase yearbooks ranging in age from 1987-2011. "Until May 1, or while supplies last, we will be offering yearbooks from previous years at a reduced cost of $50. This is a chance to buy a yearbook that may never be available again," he said. Hanson added that any interested party who wishes to buy more than one book, will find a reduced cost. "A second book is $40 and a third and successive books will be sold at the time of purchase for $30 each."
Hanson said books from some years are more available than others. "There's no pattern to what we have. Some years are plentiful and some fairly scarce, but all of them are in like-new condition," he said. "This is a good opportunity for us to provide a service to people who may have lost or damaged their original yearbooks. Plus we can reduce our inventory and free up some space at the same time."
According to Hanson, the MHS Post Script class has also been working on the 2012-13 yearbook since last May. "It has been a long process of developing ideas and then putting those thoughts on paper to get them where we want them structurally. Our staff has done a great job of putting together a product that will be both attractive and informative," he said. "The yearbook will cover major school events such as homecoming, prom, sports, assemblies, academics and a portrait section."
The price of the 2012-13 yearbook, Hanson indicated, will increase if not purchased in the next six weeks. "The cost is $50 and it will remain $50 until the end of April. Cost will then go up May 1 to $70, so we would encourage anyone who hasn't ordered one to get on board quickly before the price goes up."
Hanson stated that there are two main options when it comes to ordering this year's book. "You can come up to room 212 at the high school or to the vault and bring your $50, but the other method is far more efficient. You can go online to www.jostensyearbook.com and find Marshalltown High School and click that you would like to purchase a yearbook," he said. "When ordering online you can pay by credit card and make partial payments if you wish. That has been a far more popular option with people, but if you are purchasing a previous year's book, you won't be able to order those online."
If you have any questions about purchasing a 2012-2013 yearbook, or one from year's past, contact Steve Hanson at MHS by phone 641-754-1130 ext 1214 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.