Prepare to be inspired – fall Idea File magazine now out

In honor of our 30th anniversary, we’ve redesigned Idea File. Come check out all the interesting reads, useful information and inspiration examples.

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April 16, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

Sports Action was easily the most competitive category in Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest, drawing in more than 700 entries. In such a hotly contested category, the victory is that much sweeter for the winner.

Congratulations to that winner – Peyton Lesher from Croatan High School in Newport, N.C., whose photo of the fastest runner at her school emerged from the pack and took the top prize.

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April 16, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

The entries in Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest showed us that there is a ton of spirit out there. Of course, that showed up the most in the School Spirit category, which is where we’re revealing our next winner.

That winner is Jacqueline Gonzalez from Graham High School in Graham, Texas, who captured a fun image of a football player and a member of the band in mid-air celebration.

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February 15, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

You know it’s true. Students take photos every day. Here’s your chance to encourage their creativity and talent. Walsworth is looking for awesome photos. Encourage your students to enter Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card and a pizza party for your yearbook staff.

Prizes will be awarded to one photo in each of eight categories, and students can enter up to five photos.

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October 16, 2012 / News / Photos

The Caught Our Eye gallery over in the Showcase area is the place where we highlight some of the latest yearbook touches that we’ve really enjoyed – designs, images, coverage ideas.

The newest version of Caught Our Eye is online now. It’s well worth a visit to possibly generate some ideas.

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June 6, 2012 / Marketing Stuff / News / Photos

Viewpoint School in Calabasas, Calif., was chosen as one of the monthly winners of Walsworth’s Big Event promotion back in February, which won the yearbook staff a prize pack full of marketing materials to be used for a yearbook signing party, including T-shirts, buttons, backstage passes, lanyards and more.

The staff recently held its Big Event signing party and had a great time, so they sent in some pictures to the Yearbooks Blog, which you can see in the gallery below.

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May 24, 2012 / Marketing Stuff / News / Photos

The Grand Prize winners of Walsworth’s Big Event promotion, Americas High School in El Paso, Texas, held its yearbook distribution signing party on Wednesday afternoon.

Using the prize money they received from Walsworth, the Americas yearbook staff set up a photo booth, brought in food and drinks, hired a student DJ, raffled off an iPod Nano and inserted six Golden Ticket prizes in student yearbooks.

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November 1, 2011 / Photos / Yearbook Tips

Has your yearbook staff ever considered organizing a photo contest? If not, it could be time to give the idea a try.

A photo contest is a great way to get students interested in, and actively involved with, the yearbook by submitting photos for consideration to be used in the book. A contest can even be structured so that the winner gets a free yearbook.

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