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March 24, 2022 / Copywriting / Coverage / Design / Photography

If you are looking for inspiration, look no further than Possibilities, volume 9. This bi-annual publication has been providing it since 2006. Now the latest volume is hot off the press and sure to generate yearbook excitement and creativity in your staff, and it has more to show than ever before. With over 950 examples…

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October 21, 2021 / Ask Mike / Copywriting / Coverage / Fall 2021

Rethinking Your Yearbook Post-COVID Closing the door on the 2021 school year could not come soon enough for teachers across the country. It was a tough year, but if anyone made lemonade from lemons, it was classroom teachers. There was also good that came from one of the craziest school years ever, and I want…

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October 20, 2021 / Copywriting / Coverage / Design / Fall 2021

Editors and staffers can use these guides as a checklist to create marvelous mods and compelling student profiles We all have grand dreams at the beginning of the school year for how amazing our yearbook can be. The goal is to tell great stories, capture amazing images, include every student, create a record of the…

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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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August 12, 2021 / Copywriting / Podcasts

Bobby Hawthorne knows how to tell a story. He also knows how to teach others to tell stories. For the first episode of season five of the Yearbook Chat with Jim podcast, host Jim Jordan brings this electric storyteller on as a guest. We strongly recommend you listen to this episode – reading a synopsis…

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November 23, 2020 / Copywriting / Design / News / Photography

Yearbook staffers from Walsworth Yearbooks schools took the top prize in two of the three categories when the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) announced the winners of its Junior High/Middle School contests this past weekend at the virtual Fall National High School Journalism Convention. In Photo of the Year, Bailey Brummer from the Oro staff…

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November 20, 2020 / Copywriting / Design / News / Photography

Yearbook staffers from Walsworth Yearbooks schools Cactus Canyon Junior High School in Apache Junction, Arizona, and Woodland Junior High School in Fayetteville, Arkansas, appeared in all three categories when the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) revealed the Finalists in its 2020 middle school contests earlier this month. In the middle school Photo of the Year…

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November 19, 2020 / Copywriting / News

Yearbook staffers from Walsworth Yearbooks schools McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, and Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas, were named Finalists by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) in its 2020 Story of the Year Contest earlier this month.   Elizabeth Long of the Hauberk staff from Shawnee Mission East was named…

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October 29, 2020 / Copywriting / Coverage

Are you wondering how you’re going to fill your yearbook pages during this crazy pandemic? What can you put on all the spreads that normally would be filled with hundreds of school events and activities? It’s easy. Tell the stories of the people in your school community with individual profiles. All you need to do…

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