Walsworth’s 2021 Photo Contest Starts Next Week

It's time to send in your best pictures for Walsworth's 2021 Photo Contest. You could be a big winner!

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February 25, 2021 / Photo Contest

Updated by Walsworth Yearbooks. This year’s Photo Contest begins on Monday, March 1, and ends on Friday, April 9, 2021. Over the next month, yearbook photographers across the country will have their chance to win one of eight  $150 Visa® gift cards (and bragging rights, of course) with their photos featured in Walsworth’s Design Showcase.…

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February 18, 2021 / Advisers of Note

Tiffany Kopcak was recently named JEA’s H.L. Hall Yearbook Adviser of the Year Special Recognition Adviser. Her staff’s 2020 yearbook was one of host Jim Jordan’s favorite volumes, and they’re known for their willingness to go in new directions for coverage and design. She is our February 2021 Adviser of Note. To learn even more…

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February 17, 2021 / Design

Believe it – the index is the most-read section of your yearbook. The reason – it is the place students go to first to find themselves in the book, then to look up their friends, and then to find candid photos and look up teachers or other students. There is no question that your yearbook needs an index. But now where do you begin?

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February 8, 2021 / Coverage

We’re bombarded with news stories every single day, and as scholastic journalists it can be difficult to know how to cover these events properly. We reached out to the yearbook program at Eastern Lebanon County High School in Myerstown, Pennsylvania, for input from two of its members. This article is by adviser Jon Bickel. Be…

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February 2, 2021 / News

Congratulations to Jim Jordan! The Journalism Education Association (JEA) named him as the recipient of its 2021 Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award. He sat down for an interview with Walsworth Yearbooks shortly after learning about it. “I had absolutely no idea this was coming,” Jordan shared. He may not have known it was coming,…

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February 2, 2021 / News

Congratulations to Pam Bunka, Jack Denker and Lori Oglesbee-Petter! The Journalism Education Association (JEA) has named the three advisers as recipients of their 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. This honor is given to “advisers who have contributed significantly to scholastic journalism throughout their careers,” according to the JEA website. Lori Oglesbee-Petter Oglesbee worked as a journalism…

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February 2, 2021 / News

Congratulations to Walsworth Yearbooks adviser Mark Hilburn, MJE, of Millard West High School in Omaha, Nebraska! The Journalism Education Association announced they have awarded Hilburn the Future Administrator Scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship is awarded to scholastic journalism advisers who intend to earn a secondary administrator’s license and seek an administrative position. In addition to serving…

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January 29, 2021 / Systems of Success

Original post January 2019, Updated January 2021 It’s late January and that means it’s time to start thinking about recruiting for next year. Compounded by the challenges brought on by the ongoing pandemic that may mean recruiting  will need to be done remotely, this process will take more creativity and focus than ever as you…

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January 15, 2021 / News / News & Notes

Congratulations to yearbook adviser Tiffany Kopcak, CJE! She has been named a Journalism Education Association 2020 Special Recognition Yearbook Adviser. Kopcak advises the Apollo yearbook at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Virginia, and started as a yearbook adviser in 2007. Walsworth yearbook representative Shelby Flamm said about Kopcak, “I always leave [her classroom] feeling…

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