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February 17, 2020 / Podcasts

This is the time of year when the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network celebrates love in all its forms – especially the love of yearbook! In the latest WYPN episode of Ask Mike, host Mike Taylor, CJE, interviewed four yearbook staffs about why they love yearbook. He spoke to the staffs of Braden River High School…

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February 13, 2020 / Copywriting / Coverage

Updated by Walsworth Yearbooks You’d be surprised how often it happens. You pick up a yearbook, see a cover design you really love, or flip through and eye a font you like, then flip to the back looking for the colophon to read the specs and… nothing. A number of yearbook staffs get overwhelmed with…

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February 12, 2020 / News

Congratulations to Sarah Lerner, CJE, the yearbook adviser at Walsworth customer Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Lerner was named a Special Recognition Adviser on Tuesday when the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) announced its 2020 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year winners. Erinn Harris, journalism teacher and adviser of student…

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February 6, 2020 / Level Up

In October 2019, Har-Ber High School in Springdale, Arkansas, and Meridian High School in Maycomb, Illinois, were selected as the winners of Walsworth Yearbooks’ Level Up contest. The prize package, worth over $3,500, includes a visit by Jim Jordan and Mike Taylor, CJE, to work with their staffs, editors and adviser. In early January, Jordan…

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January 27, 2020 / Podcasts

Walsworth is proud to work with so many talented, dedicated yearbook advisers. It makes us especially happy when they receive recognition from other organizations. This year, six of our yearbook advisers were named JEA Rising Stars. Jim Jordan, host of Yearbook Chat with Jim and the 1996 JEA Yearbook Adviser of the Year, interviewed each…

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January 16, 2020 / Spotlight

For many teachers, summer is a time to rest, reflect and recharge for the upcoming school year. For yearbook advisers, there’s typically less time to rest and plenty of time working to get the new staff organized. For Courtney Hanks, MJE, yearbook adviser at University High School in Orange City, Florida, the past two summers…

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January 2, 2020 / Advisers of Note / Podcasts

Darren Thomas has been teaching for years, but never advised a yearbook until the 2019 school year. As a new teacher at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, he was looking for a way to feel more connected to his new school. He leaned on his editors that first year, and the staff created…

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