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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July 12, 2017 / 2017 Adviser Academy / Coverage

The third morning of Walsworth’s Adviser Academy on Wednesday focused on yearbook trends. Mike Taylor, CJE, showed the group his presentation titled, “Not Your Granny’s Yearbook.” He showed examples of yearbooks through the years, pointing out the good and the bad aspects. There are many old trends that don’t work anymore. Taylor shared his thoughts on covers,…

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July 5, 2017 / Coverage / Coverage Spotlight

For many yearbook staffs, summer break is a time for brainstorming theme and cover ideas at yearbook camp, and staff bonding and training while getting ready for the new school year. But student life doesn’t stop during the summer, which means lots of fun, fascinating stories are going on out there in the world –…

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May 25, 2017 / Coverage / Staff Fun / Theme

For their 2017 yearbook, the staff at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, Texas, chose the unifying, inclusive theme of “Shine Brighter Together.” That’s why when students received their books earlier this months and began flipping through the People section, they found a portrait of service dog Soldier Campbell mixed in with the freshmen,…

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It’s time to start thinking about your next yearbook. Even though this year’s book is not finished, you need to think about what you can do this spring to ensure a smooth transition from one book to the next and from one staff to the next. While your current staff is busily covering the current…

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For many Online Design schools, first deadlines arrive in January. Portrait pages are likely to be included in that deadline. You might think you have all the bases covered, but there’s a chance you might be forgetting something. Over on Yearbook Help, we’ve compiled a list of 10 portrait and index tips you should know,…

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September 29, 2016 / Coverage / News / Photography

Covering the annual homecoming football game is standard business for yearbook staffs. Finding a unique, meaningful story from the event becomes the challenge. That won’t be an issue this year for the staff at Walsworth Yearbooks school Fossil Ridge High School in Keller, Texas. On Sept. 9, at halftime of Fossil Ridge’s homecoming game, football…

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May 30, 2016 / Coverage

This Memorial Day holiday weekend symbolizes the unofficial arrival of summer to most people. Many schools have already let out for the year, but the coverage by your yearbook staff doesn’t have to grind to a halt for the next few months. Student life will keep going over the summer, so your yearbook coverage should…

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