If you haven't heard of the amazing service Shutterfly does for teachers, you've gotta check it out! It's free.
You can create a password/invitation only website for your class, include class roster and contact information, events, timelines, photos, volunteer sign-ups, and post pictures of your class! Whew...
I didn't get to use this much last year, but I plan on starting the year with it and using it to the max.
It will even email all members with upcoming event notificaitons, remind them about items they've signed up for, and ask them to post pictures after events!
Head over to Shutterfly.com and get your site set up and ready for the new year.