SCHOOLPICTURES.COM OFFERS HELPFUL TIPS TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR ANNUAL PICTURE DAY (, a provider of stress-free school picture days that generate thousands of dollars for schools, has offered the following “Tips To Make the Most of Student Smiles,” a helpful guide for students, parents and teachers for their annual portraits.


1.    Mark your calendar! You do not want to forget the date of your student’s pictures.

2.    A well-groomed child is the best start for a perfect photo.

3.    Do not try out any new haircuts, styles or colors within two weeks before photos.

4.    Avoid wearing stripes or loud prints on clothing. Solid colors are a sure bet.

5.    Avoid clothes with printed slogans. They often get cropped out of the photo.

6.    A good night’s sleep keeps under-eye circles at bay.

7.    Select small accessories that don’t detract from the focus on your student.

8.    A spot of eye drop solution can help reduce redness of facial blemishes.

9.    Avoid excessive sun exposure for a few days prior to picture day.

10.  Good posture will ensure kids look alert and at their best.

11.  Tell students to relax and let their own smile and personality come through!


As background, has skyrocketed from a roster of 12,000 students to 112,000 students in its four years of existence. During that time, the company has donated more than $2 million to Michigan schools using its unique portrait services. Schools have used the money for a variety of projects and programs, including purchasing text books, lighting for theaters, microscopes and playground equipment and paying salary of a part-time media specialist, providing scholarships to subsidize student participation in tutoring programs and funding after-school activities.


About provides stress-free school picture days that generate thousands of dollars for schools. Its mission is to generate high-quality, easy-to-order photos while supplementing funding for education and improving the academic environment for children. Designed with the direct input of a group of four retired school principals,’s unique business model enables the company to accept a fixed fee for each photo package purchased and to donate the remainder of the cost of the package directly to the school. Since its founding in 2005, has presented schools with more than $2 million in total contributions. In addition to student portraits, the company offers school IDs and customized photo yearbooks. A privately held company, is based near Ann Arbor, Michigan. More information is available at



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