Possibilities Photo Contest Winners Announced

We were flooded with nearly 1,500 entries in just five days! We were floored by the quality of all the photos that were submitted. After difficult deliberations by our judges, three images rose to the top.

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We see yearbooks that come in all varieties. The yearbook cover has the biggest impact on your book because let’s face it, people always judge a yearbook by its cover. Follow this checklist to make sure your yearbook cover is one for the books. Readable and Relatable Make sure your cover is readable and relatable…

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October 14, 2021 / News

This year, we tried something different – hosting a five-day photo contest during National Yearbook Week to crowdsource great photography, see student life through the staffers’ eyes and ultimately pick a photo to use on the cover of our Possibilities volume 9 book. Having never done so before, we didn’t know what to expect. Would…

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Walsworth has new adviser tools to make your first year a success Imagine being a teacher entering your first year on one of the most demanding jobs in the school, and before it ever gets started, the world is stricken by a global pandemic that fundamentally changes your entire school. The anxiousness, the nervousness, the…

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October 13, 2021 / Fall 2021

Check your mail because the fall 2021 Idea File magazine is now out and on its way to a mailbox near you. If you just can’t wait another minute, you can view the online version right now! We have three great feature articles packed with great information. One is focused on resources for first- and…

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October 8, 2021 / Copywriting

So you’re ready to make your writing one for the books. Congrats! The fact that you’re reading this blog already means you are taking steps in the “write” direction. In the yearbook world, we know that any story worth telling is worth telling well. Sure, a picture may be worth a thousand words, but a…

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October 7, 2021 / Advisers of Note

Karen Johnson, MJE, always knew she wanted to be a teacher and a coach. When she started college, she realized that social studies (which often seems to go hand-in-hand with coaching) wasn’t really for her. It wasn’t long before she switched to English, then added a journalism minor. Since then, she’s been a yearbook adviser…

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October 7, 2021 / Design

As yearbookers, we know the pride you feel when you hold that finished product, but are you effectively conveying your message to the intended beholder – the student body – through your design? Since a little design TLC never hurt anyone, we’ve compiled some of the best resources to make this year’s design one for…

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October 6, 2021 / Photography

Your pictures tell the story of the year and draw your readers into your book. They can educate, illuminate, entertain and make our world a more beautiful place. Including eye-catching photos will improve any yearbook spread beyond measure. In a world full of iPhones, Androids and countless types of digital cameras, anyone can press the…

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