For nearly a century, the yearbook has been as much a part of high school as the prom and Friday night football games—but that’s now changing, reports the Omaha World-Herald. Several Omaha schools have scaled back, ordering only enough yearbooks to cover advance sales. Some books have fewer pages. And the traditional hardbound yearbook is history at some Midlands schools, including Omaha's Benson High and Madison High School. Fewer students are buying yearbooks. Some observers say the Facebook and Twitter generation doesn't see value in a tangible record of their memories.

And yearbook advisers tend to talk soberly about the future....

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