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August 29, 2018 / New Advisers

You’ve probably prepped for the new year with plenty of school supplies, but have you prepped your yearbook strategy? Walsworth has got your back. Our resources will save time and relieve anxiety so you can start off year right. First things first If you’re a first time adviser, you might wish someone would tell you…

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August 13, 2018 / New Advisers

Updated by Walsworth Yearbooks As the school year begins, thousands of new yearbook advisers from all across the country are about to dive head-first into a new and challenging, yet exciting, endeavor. There are many tasks to complete at the beginning of the school year. Walsworth is here to provide some guidance. We’ve compiled a…

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June 13, 2018 / New Advisers / Theme

Summer workshop season is here, which for many of you means your yearbook staff will soon be heading off to camp to start thinking about cover designs and brainstorming for that perfect theme idea. Walsworth’s Mike Taylor, CJE, wants to help! He loves talking yearbooks (of course), and particularly loves talking yearbook themes. Which is…

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April 25, 2018 / New Advisers / News

A replay of Walsworth’s April 24 webinar, “Your Yearbook is Done. Now What?,” hosted by Jim Jordan, is now available for viewing. Jordan’s hour-long presentation focused on how yearbook advisers can keep the yearbook staff busy throughout those last few weeks of the school year once the final pages have been submitted. Essentially serving as…

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March 27, 2018 / New Advisers

All the hard work your yearbook staff puts in throughout the course of the school year pays off when the final product gets delivered. The unveiling of the yearbook to the entire school can be magical, but organizing a smooth distribution day requires plenty of planning. The good news is Walsworth Yearbooks provides ample resources…

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February 28, 2018 / Curriculum / New Advisers / Staff Management

In a yearbook utopia, the new teacher would have a journalism degree, take photos like a pro, be able to manage a group of teenagers with aplomb and truly understand the importance of deadlines in the production of any publication. In reality, though, the yearbook adviser many times has little or no publishing experience and only lasts an average of two years. Following these tips can lead to happier advisers who stick with the job.

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