Adviser Academy begins with an example of the importance of yearbooks

Some laughs and a tear-jerker of a story opened the 2017 Adviser Academy in Kansas City on Monday at the Marriott on the Country Club Plaza.

Photo by Aimee Parsons

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June 28, 2017 / Spotlight

How a former Walsworth employee is helping an inner-city yearbook program remain afloat. After about 30 years as a sales rep, Mike Archer wasn’t quite done with yearbook. He retired from Walsworth in 2014, but by fall of 2015 he was back in the business – in a very different capacity. Archer is now a…

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June 26, 2017 / Cover Spotlight

In this week’s Cover Spotlight, let’s take a closer look at the cover of the 2017 yearbook from Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina. “defined” is the theme of the 2017 Jack Britt book. The word “school” is defined on the front endsheet and can be seen through the cover since Plexiglas was…

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June 15, 2017 / New Advisers / News

Walsworth Yearbooks recently completed a successful first year of its Adviser Mentor Program, and many yearbook advisers are already getting ready for an even better second year. Mary Slater, CJE, Walsworth Yearbooks rep in Illinois, recently held a kickoff dinner for the veteran advisers who will be serving as mentors in her area this year.…

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June 13, 2017 / Video

After nine months spent creating a yearbook, the staff at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, Texas wasn’t done. Staff members were filmed while reflecting on various aspects of yearbook, then those interviews were edited together to create a powerful video about their recently finished 2017 yearbook. Over the span of 11 minutes, students…

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June 6, 2017 / Video

Here’s a fun video sent to us from the yearbook staff at Riverside Poly High School in Riverside, California. With the 2017 yearbook recently completed, the staff sat down to explain exactly what yearbook has meant to them this year, and during their time in high school. You can watch it below. Videos like this…

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