Bishop John Snyder High School yearbook, The Cardinal, was first published in our first year (2002-2003.) It has grown from a black and white 128 page book to what it is today, a full-color, 260 page professional publication. The Cardinal is produced by a group of students who enroll in a photojournalism class and are willing to invest their time and talent beyond class production time.

Visual Technology is led by Mrs. Elizabeth Kerns, Yearbook Adviser and Fine Arts Instructor along with Amelia Wilhelm, Senior English Instructor, and consists of 10 – 20 students with editorial positions and support staff, including reporters and photographers. The curriculum includes journalism, photography, graphic design, marketing and business management. Advertising and sales are conducted by the yearbook staff. We greatly appreciate your business support of the production of The Cardinal.

The following information will help you with Yearbook Sales, Business Ads, Senior Ads, and Senior Quotes. You may also utilize this helpful document to create an ad online..



Wednesday September 27, 2017 – Senior Portraits
Wednesday September 27, 2017 – Underclassmen Makeup Portraits
Tuesday November 14, 2017 – Senior Class Picture
Fall/Winter/Spring Team Sports Pictures TBD – notified through team coach



Hurricane Irma caused many of us to lose power and internet access during the end of the early bird pricing for senior tributes. Hearing from many parents, we wanted to extend the opportunity to purchase the advertisement at a discounted rate.

The rates will increase from Sep. 10th – Oct 13th, which will be the last period for which you can purchase an ad. On behalf of the yearbook staff, I want to thank you for supporting your senior, which in turn supports the production of this important publication.


Ad Sizes August 11 – September 29 September 10 – October 13
FULL PAGE $225.00 $325.00
HALF PAGE $150.00 $250.00
QUARTER PAGE $75.00 $175.00




$75 SUMMER August 1st – September 30th
$90 FALL/SPRING October 1st – March 31st
Final Online PRE-ORDER Deadline March 31, 2018

$100 Limited quantities will be available during distribution – ETA Week of April 23rd – 27th

To PRE-ORDER The Cardinal Yearbook and accessories click on the following link

Cardinal Chronicles

The Cardinal Chronicles, the school paper for Bishop John J. Snyder High School, began in 2008, with the first issue being published in March 2009. It is headed by Mss. Kathryn Abbruzzese. The Cardinal Chronicles is run by the Graphics Design class, and it is free to students and staff. To keep the paper free, students sell ads to local businesses, learning about marketing and sales in the process.

The Cardinal Chronicles has won many awards throughout the years. The paper was awarded Best Overall Newspaper in 2010 from the Florida Times Union, and in 2011, also won all three places in advertising design. The Cardinal Chronicles also won ten awards in the Printing Association of Florida’s 2011 Florida Prints Awards, competing against high schools and colleges across the state of Florida. Those included the Judge’s Award, the Award of Excellence, and ten awards for graphic design.

Scholastic Journalism textbook’s 12th edition published the advertisement from Bishop Snyder’s prom issue (2011) designed by Emily Corrigan in August 2013. The caption read: “The Bishop Snyder newspaper staff uses two strong techniques to draw students to this tuxedo shop ad for the prom issue. The staff used real students as models for the tuxes, something that will most assuredly grab the reader’s attention. The inclusion of a coupon also increases the ad’s value for the reader. Some of the better newspaper staffs look for interactive ways such as these to tie the advertiser directly to the student body.”

For more information on advertising, email or download the rate sheet here.

Volleyball Program 2017

Newspaper MAY 2017

Football Program First game Aug 25 2017

Football Program Second game Sept 1

Football Program third game Sept 15

Football Program Homecoming Oct 19

Photography is a skill set learned by students in yearbook and journalism. Outside contributors to these publications are welcome.