CSPA names 24 Walsworth Yearbooks schools Crown Finalists

Twenty-four of Walsworth Yearbooks’ 2018 yearbooks have been named a 2019 Crown Award Finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA).

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Winter 2006

November 25, 2006 / Five Simple Ideas / Photography / Winter 2006

Capturing sports photographically has always been one of, if not the toughest, assignment faced by any photographer. For some students, the challenge is welcomed. For others, just the word sports puts fear into their hearts. However, patience and practice can help any photographer become less afraid of the dreaded sports assignment.

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In May 2001, I retired after 30 years of teaching, and completed my 19th yearbook, my last one – or so I thought. In January 2003, my replacement suddenly resigned, and I was asked to finish the year. My concern for the students forced me back, but I struggled. In addition to facing a staff whose response to me was mixed, I discovered in March that our account, which enjoyed a $4,000 balance in 2001, was now $3,000 in the red.

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November 25, 2006 / Winter 2006

The best-laid plans of mice and men … can get messed up by travel agents.

if you do not know the original quote, you will not understand why this line might be amusing. Good writers read good writers so they can build upon a foundation, like John steinbeck did by reading poet robert burns for this line. so here is a fairly classic list of what the best-read people have read, and you should encourage your students to read. Why? so if someone asks them for whom the bell tolls, they will know.

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November 24, 2006 / Design / Winter 2006

Walsworth offers 43 body fonts and 71 display fonts, so the selection is plentiful. But can you get the look you want for your yearbook? We compared today’s most popular fonts with AWPC fonts, and found some resemblances. Why pay for a font when you can get a similar one for free? Here is a new perspective on AWPC fonts.

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November 24, 2006 / Design / Winter 2006

Using your school mascot or colors each year on your yearbook cover does not have to be repetitious and boring. Consider St. Bernard’s, a 101-year-old school for boys grades kindergarten through nine in New York City. For 15 of the past 17 years, the school’s mascot and other traditions have appeared on the cover of The Keg in drawings by professional artist Denise Watt, a former art teacher at the school.

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November 24, 2006 / Winter 2006

Melissa Coram is a specialist in the Computer Support Department. She has been with Walsworth for 16 years, and has worked with the PDF process in the commercial and yearbook divisions of Walsworth.

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It has almost become a yearly tradition: Adobe updates and releases a new version of InDesign or Photoshop, with the latest changes taking the form of the Creative Suite 2. As the number would indicate, this is the second time Adobe has packaged its most popular software titles, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, GoLive and Acrobat. Of these applications, InDesign and Photoshop are the most widely used by yearbook advisers and students. Here are the features that are most likely to be useful to you in a yearbook capacity.

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