West Side Story

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If you are interested in purchasing an ad in West High’s newspaper, website and/or yearbook, please complete this 2019-2020 advertising contract.

NEWSPAPER AD SIZES & PRICES:
-Logo (your corporation will be listed as a sponsor and your logo will be featured): $35
-Small (1/4 of a page; MUST BE VERTICAL, 3.7 inches W x 4.75 inches H): $70
-Medium (1/2 a page; MUST BE HORIZONTAL, 7.5 inches W x 4.75 inches H): $100
-Large (full page, 7.5 inches W x 9.7 inches H): $175

WEB AD SIZES & PRICES:
-Small (300×250 pixels): $50
-Large (728×90 pixels): $75

YEARBOOK AD SIZES & PRICES*:
-Small (1/8 of a page; MUST BE HORIZONTAL, 4.17” x  2.71”): $85
-Medium (1/4 of a page, MUST BE VERTICAL, 4.17” x  5.58”): $145
-Large (1/2 of a page; MUST BE HORIZONTAL, 8.5” x  5.58”): $245
-Extra-large (full page; MUST BE VERTICAL, 8.5” x  11.33”): $415
*If you are a parent wishing to purchase a commemorative senior ad in the 2020 yearbook, please email [email protected] for prices.

DISCOUNTS:
-Save 10% off your total if you pay before publication day.
-Buy five newspaper ads, and get the sixth ad free.*
-Buy eight months of web ads (September through April) and get May for free.*
*Free ads will be equal in size to the purchased ads.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
-Mailing address: Attn: Journalism, West High School, 2901 Melrose Ave., Iowa City, IA 52246
-Email: [email protected]
-Business Manager: Maddy Ephraim — [email protected]
-Adviser: Sara Whittaker — [email protected], (319) 688-1001, extension 5042

READERSHIP:
-We distribute our newspaper for free to all students and faculty at West High. We deliver hundreds of copies to local businesses and all ICCSD schools. We also publish all print issues online: issuu.com/westsidestory.
-According to Google Analytics, we have an average of 6,000 unique monthly users and 36,000 views per month.

AD COPY DEADLINES:
-For web ads, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. two days before you want it to run.
-For yearbook ads, our ad deadline is Dec. 20, 2019. Ad space is guaranteed for orders received by that date. 
-For the Oct. 3, 2019 newspaper, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on Sept. 21.
-For the Nov. 15, 2019 newspaper, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on Nov. 2.
-For the Dec. 20, 2019 newspaper, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on Dec. 10.
-For the Feb. 21, 2020 newspaper, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on Feb. 7.
-For the April 24, 2020 newspaper, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on Mar. 27.
-For the May 21, 2020 newspaper, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on May 6.

Please address checks to West Side Story (for newspaper/website ads) or Trojan Epic Yearbook and deliver payments to:
Attn: Journalism
West High School
2901 Melrose Ave.
Iowa City, IA 52246

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