High Schools Deal With Embarrassing Yearbook Spelling Mistakes

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

MANSFIELD (CBS 11 NEWS) – The Legacy High School yearbook is filled with memories. It’s won national and state awards, including several this year.

Student Hailey Murin said she was excited to get her copy. “You get your brand new yearbook and everybody is at lunch flipping through it.” But this year the keepsake has a few typos.

“Oh, spelled Mansfield wrong — and then you look down and population is wrong too,” Murin said, as she looked through the book. “It’s going to be everybody’s memories. It should be spell-checked.”

In the yearbook, Mansfield is actually spelled “Mansfiled” in the school district web address listing. The word population is spelled “polulation.”

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Across town at Mansfield High School the yearbook has a few mistakes too. Errors there include incorrect photo captions and mistakes in messages bought by parents of students who were graduating.

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