Tips for a successful car line yearbook distribution

Social distancing and closed school buildings have added new twists to the school year, but adviser Carey Pung of Okeechobee High didn’t let that stop him and his staff from a yearbook distribution via car line.

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April 21, 2020 / Staff Management

Yearbook distribution day is the day yearbookers look forward to all year. Even though your initial distribution plans may have been thwarted this year by COVID-19, there’s no need to worry! You will have to make some changes, but your distribution can still be wildly successful! Necessity produces creativity. While we’ll talk largely about spring…

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April 17, 2020 / News

This year looked different. Schools anticipated being in Nashville to find out if they won the coveted NSPA Pacemaker award for their 2019 yearbook at the spring JEA/NSPA convention. Instead, students and advisers hovered over their screens from home watching a livestream video. The experience may not have been the same, the recognition may not…

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April 17, 2020 / News

Thirteen Walsworth Yearbooks schools placed in the Best of Show contest the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) held this spring, originally intended to take place at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Nashville. The convention was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but NSPA still allowed entries into the Best of Show and announced…

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April 16, 2020 / Level Up

Think back to early March. It may seem a lifetime ago, though in reality it was only a couple of weeks. School was still in session. There was no quarantine. No one thought to wear facemasks, and toilet paper could be easily found on the well-stocked shelves of your nearest supermarket. It was during this…

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Let’s talk about quick reads. First of all, what is a quick read? You may call them another name – sidebar, secondary coverage, mod, even side salad. No matter what they are called, they have an objective; tell a story or give more information about a story in short, digestible bits. Given that the readers…

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Every year, the process of creating the yearbook for the next year begins. So much time and effort go into the planning, organizing, collaborating, writing, shooting, designing – the creation – that it’s valuable to step back and discuss just whose book is it you are creating. How you view your audience and the ownership…

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