Twelve Walsworth Yearbooks schools represented in 2018 NSPA individual contest finalist selections

Students from 12 Walsworth Yearbooks schools were among those listed when NSPA began naming finalists in its annual individual contests.

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Fall 2018

September 28, 2018 / Coverage / Fall 2018 / Theme

How a new adviser, new editors and new outlook made for one of Azle High School’s best yearbooks ever When The Hornet yearbook staff at Azle High School in Azle, Texas, gathered for their very first meeting just one week before the 2017-2018 school year kicked off, there was a lot of uncertainty about how…

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September 27, 2018 / Fall 2018 / Staff Management

The 2018 school year was a reminder that things can and will go wrong. From hurricanes, to devastating fires, to school shootings, to the more common but still tragic occurrences like losing a beloved teacher and student deaths, yearbook staffs across the country faced difficult editorial decisions. While nothing can prepare a school for tragedy,…

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September 26, 2018 / Fall 2018 / Photography / Picture This

“Who took the photo at the last football game?” “Didn’t the photo of the mascot get saved somewhere?” “What’s the file name for that great photo of the drum major?” I remember these conversations in my classroom. I remember the frustration. I remember asking advisers and others about ways to keep photos and photographers organized.…

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September 25, 2018 / Ask Mike / Design / Fall 2018 / Idea File Magazine

For this issue of Idea File, I have collaborated with my good friend Becky Tate from Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, Kansas. We decided there are two areas of design that everyone should pay attention to – deciding on and using fonts correctly, and creating pages/spreads that will visually help tell the…

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