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January 17, 2023 / News & Notes

The 2022 Petit Jean yearbook of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, was announced as Pacemaker Finalist by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) on Tuesday. Nine other schools also received the prestigious recognition.  The yearbook is advised by April Fatula and Hannah Kellum was the 2022 editor in chief. The Pacemaker winners will be announced at an awards ceremony during…

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January 17, 2023 / News & Notes

  If you’ve been involved in journalism advising for any amount of time, especially competitive yearbook, you’ve likely heard of the five Shawnee Mission schools. Shawnee Mission East, Shawnee Mission North, Shawnee Mission Northwest, Shawnee Mission South and Shawnee Mission West high schools have stand out students taught by stand out advisers. But despite the…

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January 12, 2023 / Design / News & Notes

For the fourth year in a row, Pinterest Business has produced their “not-yet-trending”  Pinterest Predicts 2023 report, detailing what they believe may be the hottest new trends for 2023. Over 500k trending search terms were analyzed to make this year’s list. The 27 trends fit into categories like beauty, fashion, home and well-being, but they…

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December 15, 2022 / News / News & Notes / Spotlight

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced the yearbook Crown Finalists for the 2023 CSPA Crown Awards on Thursday, and they named 21 Walsworth customers as Finalists. The following 2022 Walsworth yearbooks were among the group of Crown Finalists: Aerie, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida Ayrie, Liberty North High School, Liberty, Missouri Azimuth, The Benjamin…

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October 28, 2022 / News / News & Notes / Spotlight

Last week, the Nebraska High School Press Association (NHSPA), awarded 13 yearbooks the Cornhusker Award, which is the state’s top publication award. Out of those 13 yearbook winners, 12 were Walsworth customers! The Cornhusker award winners are “chosen by independent publication judges after judging all submitting publications within a specific classification system. They are the…

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September 9, 2022 / Curriculum / News & Notes / Yearbook Tips

By now, you should have received your 2023 Planning Kit, but especially for those new to yearbook, you might not be familiar with the items inside or know how to use them. We’ve got a breakdown of what’s inside and how it will help you. What is a Planning Kit? The Planning Kit is your survival…

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August 19, 2022 / News & Notes

Camp Orlando is a legend in the yearbook community. Schools from all over Florida and as far away as Pennsylvania attend. Advisers and students receive top-notch yearbook training, develop and refine their theme package, design their cover and build their yearbook skillset. For students Daniel Coulson from Zephyrhills High School and Emily Patterson from Hagerty…

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January 15, 2021 / News / News & Notes

Congratulations to yearbook adviser Tiffany Kopcak, CJE! She has been named a Journalism Education Association 2020 Special Recognition Yearbook Adviser. Kopcak advises the Apollo yearbook at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Virginia, and started as a yearbook adviser in 2007. Walsworth yearbook representative Shelby Flamm said about Kopcak, “I always leave [her classroom] feeling…

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