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Welcome to Summit's Publications Info Page!

Summit's newspaper, The Pinnacle, is the student voice of Summit High School. The Pinnacle staff is responsible for all writing, editing and funding for the printed and online version. Click here to view The Pinnacle online.

Summit’s yearbook, The Peak, is also student-led publication. Our goal is to include ALL students in the yearbook -- a daunting task! If you would like to help by contributing your own personal photos of Summit students at school-related events for consideration to be included in the book, please visit and enter our school code: skostorm. Instructions for uploading photos to eShare can be found here.

To view all of our official yearbook publication policies including sales, ads and student/staff deaths, click here.

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2023 Yearbook

Everyone who purchased the 2023 yearbook must pick up their book from the main office by October 2, 2023. Unclaimed books will be available for sale starting October 3rd. If you are interested in purchasing a 2023 yearbook, visit the bookkeeper in the main office starting October 3rd to see if any unclaimed books are available for sale. As mentioned in our announcements throughout the year, yearbooks are only guaranteed for those who pre-purchased their book.

We will only hold purchased yearbooks through October 2, 2023, so make sure you claim your book ASAP!

2024 Yearbook Information: Pre-Purchasing a Yearbook


The Early Bird pricing for the 2023-2024 yearbook opened August 2, 2023 for $55 and books can be purchased online using your student's account in the district's payment website, Touchbase. On December 1st, pricing will go up to $65 per book and sales will end completely January 19, 2024. You can sign in to Touchbase using your student's login and password to see if you purchased a book. Because we order books based on the number of books purchased ahead of time, your book is only guaranteed if you pre-purchase! We do not hold purchased yearbooks after October 1, 2024, so make sure to claim your book at distribution events.

Yearbook updates concerning sales, distribution and more can be found in the daily announcements, on this website, our @SummitInsider Instagram account, and Summit's Facebook page.

Preferred Name Request

changing how your name appears in the yearbook

If you would like a nickname or preferred name to appear in the yearbook, please fill out this form. This is also where you will let us know your preferred pronouns. Please note: We send sections of the yearbook to the publisher throughout the school year. If you fill out the form after we submit a page group to the publisher, we will not be able to change the submission. However, we will do our best to make corrections moving forwards.

2024 Senior Photos


Seniors are encouraged (but not required!) to submit their own senior photos via the Herff Jones website Our school code is "skostorm." Make sure you select "Upload Your Portrait" after entering your contact information. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION THAT YOUR PHOTO HAS BEEN UPLOADED. If you see the green checkmark and the screen that says "Upload Complete Thanks for Sharing" then you uploaded correctly! We will contact you personally if there are any issues with the portrait. If no photo is submitted, the senior's school photo will be used in the yearbook.

Please note: This is not required! However, if you are in need of low-cost senior portrait options, please email [email protected]

Senior Photo Requirements:

  1. Photos must be HEAD SHOTS from the chest up with the full head in view. Full body or 3/4 shots will be cropped to fit specifications and could result in a low-quality image.
  2. Full color (No black and white or sepia tones)
  3. In focus and only lightly edited
  4. Vertical orientation, not horizontal. Please do not submit tilted photos.
  5. Face should be well lit and fully visible. Eyes should be looking at the camera. Avoid dark shadows or dappled shadows across the face. Hats, hoodies and anything else that obscures the student’s recognizable features will not be accepted. Clothing should reflect what is appropriate at school for all genders.
  6. Photos should only contain the senior (no friends, pets, props, etc.)
  7. No selfies
  8. Your photographer should make sure they are shooting high resolution photos. Images should be submitted as JPEG files at 300 dpi resolution. (File sizes over 8MB may be difficult to upload.)
  9. The name of your file should be your last name_ first name_ 2024.jpg. (Example: Smith_Joaquin_2024.jpg)
  10. Upload the photo to Summit’s access code is "skostorm." (Do NOT email photos! Using the online method results in higher quality images. Herff Jones customer service can help you with uploading if you have questions about the process.)

All requirements for the photo must be met. If they are not, the student’s school ID photo will be used. The actual use of your submitted photo is at the discretion of the yearbook adviser and staff. Individuality is a-okay, but offensive or low-quality photos will not be used.

Senior Ad Purchasing


Senior Ads or Friendship Ads are a great way to congratulate your senior and show off more gorgeous senior photos! Remember those fantastic shots with props and pets that you can't use as a senior portrait? Want to show off photos of your child and their lifelong friendships? This is where they go!

Please confirm that you also pre-ordered a yearbook on Bend LaPine's Touchbase system under your student's name to make sure your senior will get a copy of the yearbook and see your ad!


1. You can send an email to [email protected] . Attach the photos and personalized message you want in the ad, let us know what size you’d like to purchase, and a student will create the ad. Payment options (by check or online) will be emailed back to you and you’ll have a chance to approve the ad before it is printed. Please choose your photos and craft your message carefully before sending your email. We will not be able to switch out photos or change text once we have begun the design process. If you would like to experiment with different configurations, we encourage you to use the Herff Jones ad designer program instead.


2. You can create and purchase your own ad online at Herff Jones** This is the best option for you if want to experiment with different pictures and play around with the layout.
Our school code is 6281

If you make your own ad or have someone create it for you, please use the dimensions below and email the final ad to [email protected]. Payment options will be emailed back to you (by check or online).

Senior Ad Sizes & Prices




Photo limit for Student- Created Ads*

Full Page


8.5”x11” 300 dpi

Maximum 9 photos

Half Page


8.5”x5.5” 300 dpi

Maximum 5 photos

Quarter Page


4.25”x5.5” 300 dpi

Maximum 3 photos

Eighth Page


4.25”x2.5” 300 dpi

One photo

*Please choose your photos and craft your message carefully before sending your email. We will not be able to switch out photos or change text once we have begun the design process. If you would like to experiment with different configurations, we encourage you to use the Herff Jones ad designer program instead.

**Use the Herff Jones website customer service phone number for questions about creating your ad on their platform.

Business Ad Purchases

Business Ads show your support for Summit High School and help keep the price of yearbook affordable for all students.

If you own a business and are interested in advertising in The Peak, please email your images and/or message to [email protected]. You can create your own ad according to the dimensions provided and send it to us, or you can send us the components you'd like to see in your ad and we will create it for you.

Payment: We now offer online payment through Touchbase (sign in as a "Guest User", instructions at the bottom of the screen). You can also request a PO via the provided email address, or you can mail a check to Summit High School, Attn: Yearbook, 2855 NW Clearwater Dr, Bend, OR 97703.

Business ad sizes and prices:

Full Page $350 ....... 8.5"x 11"

Half Page $200 ....... 8.5" x 5.5"

Quarter Page $125 ....... 4.25"x 5.5"

Eighth Page $75 ....... 4.25" x 2.5"

Sixteenth Page $40 ....... 3.5" x 2" (mail or scan/email your business card)

Thank you for your support!

Questions? Contact the Yearbook Adviser!

Newspaper Information

Check out The Summit Pinnacle online!