Roeper yearbook culture is like no other. With secret themes (which amazingly stay so), award-winning imagination, and the highly personal Senior Pages, the yearbook and its arrival is a highlight of Founder’s Day and an entertainment mainstay at the Kensington picnic. Until 1969, yearbooks were only sporadically produced. With the arrival of the first senior class, yearbooks became a given – except for two heart-breaking years. In 1979, a financial shortfall prevented publication, and in 1980 the publisher lost the material — all on paper in those pre-digital days. In a sweet coda, the 1997 yearbook staff made a belated senior page for Dwayne McDuffie ‘80, editor of the ill-fated 1980 edition. Here we celebrate the covers of these creative publications through the years.