Twelve Walsworth Yearbooks schools represented in 2018 NSPA individual contest finalist selections

Students from 12 Walsworth Yearbooks schools were among those listed when NSPA began naming finalists in its annual individual contests.

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October 17, 2018 / Advisers of Note

Alyssa Boehringer, of McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, is currently advising her third yearbook, but she’s already no stranger to awards. Boehringer was one of four educators to receive the 2018 Medal of Merit from the Journalism Education Association (JEA). She has taught broadcast at McKinney since 2005, but didn’t take over the yearbook…

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October 11, 2018 / Podcasts

While working with schools at the Kansas City Elite Weekend this September, Ask Mike host Mike Taylor, CJE, was really impressed by four students. So he interviewed them. These four young women are exceptional leaders, and their conversations with Taylor show how capable student leaders can be. Taylor chats with them about their roles in…

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October 9, 2018 / Curriculum / Staff Management

We know that grading a yearbook class isn’t always straightforward. There’s so much to consider and many factors you don’t have in other classes. We’re here to help with our newest resource for yearbook advisers, Sooo… How am I supposed to grade a yearbook class? Download your copy to learn from four experienced advisers who…

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October 5, 2018 / Advisers of Note

Earlier this year, Courtney Hanks was named a Rising Star by the Journalism Education Association. Now she’s our latest Adviser of Note. Hanks was also featured on an episode of the Yearbook Chat with Jim podcast. You can find the episode at walsworthyearbooks.com/podcasts. During the episode, Hanks went into the details of the design and theme choices that…

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October 4, 2018 / Podcasts

School is underway throughout the country and yearbook staffs are gearing up for their first big deadline. Now is the perfect time to join the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA)! In the newest episode of Ask Mike, host Mike Taylor, CJE, talks to Gary Lundgren, associate director of the NSPA, about what his organization does…

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October 3, 2018 / Coverage / Design / National Yearbook Week

Walsworth’s first webinar of National Yearbook Week 2018 took place on Tuesday afternoon, with Mike Taylor’s presentation, “Content-Driven Yearbook Design.” Taylor spent 60 minutes discussing how your yearbook coverage can directly impact your book’s design. Replay of the webinar is now available. Creating page templates helps yearbooks keep a consistent look and allows students to…

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