Walsworth Yearbooks announces winners of 2017 Photo Contest

The 2017 Photo Contest ended up becoming the largest ever for Walsworth Yearbooks, with more than 4,400 entries.

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May 25, 2017 / Coverage / Staff Fun / Theme

For their 2017 yearbook, the staff at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, Texas, chose the unifying, inclusive theme of “Shine Brighter Together.” That’s why when students received their books earlier this months and began flipping through the People section, they found a portrait of service dog Soldier Campbell mixed in with the freshmen,…

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May 24, 2017 / Marketing

The yearbook staff at Shawnee High School in Lima, Ohio, prides itself on annually coming up with creative ways to get students hyped up about buying the yearbook. We’ve written about their efforts more than once here in the Yearbooks Blog. The theme of Shawnee’s 2017 Quilna yearbook was “Outside Ordinary,” which meant the staff…

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May 17, 2017 / News

If your yearbook staff holds ambitions of becoming a national Pacemaker winner or Pacemaker Finalist, the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) is now providing an online resource that could help staffs get there. A sampling of judge’s comments for each of the recently announced 2016 Yearbook Pacemaker winners – pointing out various strengths from the…

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May 15, 2017 / Marketing / Video

The yearbook staff at McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, has given a late boost to their book sales this year, with the help of a fun, well-produced video that promoted this year’s yearbook theme and went viral around school. The McKinney staff created a commercial that aired at the end of MHS1, the school’s…

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May 11, 2017 / 2017 Spring JEA/NSPA / News

Last month at the JEA/NSPA convention in Seattle, yearbook adviser Jessica Dennis from Santa Rosa High School in Santa Rosa, California, was one of two advisers who were drawn as winners of a mini fridge at the Walsworth Yearbooks booth. Earlier this week, Walsworth Yearbooks rep Tanner Howe delivered the new mini fridge to Dennis…

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May 10, 2017 / Marketing / Staff Fun

Here’s a cool idea from the yearbook staff at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, for a way to put those unused photos that didn’t make it into the yearbook to use. The First Flight staff was looking to make one final sales push as they headed into May with 100…

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May 8, 2017 / News

This week is the first full week of May, which makes it national Teacher Appreciation Week. Walsworth Yearbooks is excited to celebrate and honor all of the outstanding yearbook advisers and journalism teachers we work with each day. The National Education Association (NEA) and the National PTA recognizes Tuesday, May 9, as Teacher Appreciation Day.…

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May 3, 2017 / New Advisers

If you couldn’t make it to our May 2 webinar, “Why Workshops Work: The Secret of a Successful Yearbook Staff,” don’t worry! A replay of the event is now available. The webinar, which was hosted by Walsworth Yearbooks sales rep Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, and journalism specialist Mike Taylor, CJE, provided an overview on why summer…

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