Posted 13 September 2010,
Trinity School Calendar
“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.”
-Henry David Thoreau
I know from my conversations with parents, students, and teachers, that there is great interest in how the Trinity School calendar images are planned and selected. Most people are quite surprised when I tell them what is involved. I’m not certain what they expect the process to be, although it is clearly something different from what actually happens. For those of you who have not had this conversation with me, or who haven’t had it in a while, here is a description of what happens.
The calendar must equally represent the three divisions
Ever since the calendar was produced for the 1996-1997 academic year, I have done my best to make it representative of the school. To provide a foundation to meet this goal, the twelve images that make up the calendar are divided equally among the three divisions, with each being represented by four images. The cover image rotates among the three divisions so that each gets a turn on the front of the publication.
The calendar must be representative of the student experience
As I plan the thirteen photo shoots for the calendar (yes, the photo shoots are specifically structured for use in the calendar alone) I strive to make certain that the four images ...