The Possibilities are endless

Walsworth Yearbooks just completed Vol. 8 of Possibilities. Our ideation book filled with 868 yearbook examples from 248 of our elementary, middle school, high school and university yearbooks around the country. 

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October 25, 2018 / Ask Mike / Podcasts

With many schools just past that first big yearbook deadline, now is the perfect time to refocus on storytelling. In this week’s episode of Ask Mike, host Mike Taylor, CJE, speaks to two advisers who lead their students to tell great stories. Tiffany Kopcak Tiffany Kopcak teaches her students to eavesdrop. Really. That’s how the…

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October 11, 2018 / Podcasts

While working with schools at the Kansas City Elite Weekend this September, Ask Mike host Mike Taylor, CJE, was really impressed by four students. So he interviewed them. These four young women are exceptional leaders, and their conversations with Taylor show how capable student leaders can be. Taylor chats with them about their roles in…

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October 4, 2018 / Podcasts

School is underway throughout the country and yearbook staffs are gearing up for their first big deadline. Now is the perfect time to join the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA)! In the newest episode of Ask Mike, host Mike Taylor, CJE, talks to Gary Lundgren, associate director of the NSPA, about what his organization does…

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September 21, 2018 / Podcasts

The 2018 school year was unforgettable for David Graves and the Belltower staff at St. Thomas’ Episcopal School in Houston, Texas. Just three days after the start of the school year, their school – and the entire Houston area – fell victim to Hurricane Harvey and the record flooding created by the storm. In the…

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September 20, 2018 / Podcasts

Yearbook is a form of storytelling, and Bruce Watterson, known as “The Yearbook Whisperer,” is the Homer of the art form. In the newest episode of the Ask Mike podcast, Watterson and host Mike Taylor, CJE, contemplate the ways yearbook staffs can tell a great story. Creativity They muse on the many options yearbook staffs…

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September 17, 2018 / Podcasts

The Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN) debuted in July, and our hosts have been creating an incredible listening experience through interviews with knowledgeable guests. We’re proud of our hosts, so we’re sharing a recap of some of the work they’ve done. If you’ve already been listening, thank you. If you haven’t checked out Ask Mike…

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September 6, 2018 / Marketing / Podcasts

Yearbook is much more fun when your program’s finances are in the black. That’s where great marketing comes in, and the new episode of the Ask Mike podcast is brimming with ideas to sell yearbooks and yearbook ads. Kathy Beers is a master of marketing. She and her staff at Timber Creek High School in…

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August 30, 2018 / Podcasts

This week on the Yearbook Chat with Jim podcast, host Jim Jordan talks to Lori Oglesbee. Recently retired from 34 years as a teacher and yearbook adviser, Oglesbee established herself as a powerhouse “triple-threat” journalism instructor. She is a master at teaching writing, photography and design, and shares her thoughts and methods with listeners. She…

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August 28, 2018 / Podcasts

Being a yearbook editor is a big deal. It’s a lot of responsibility, but also a rewarding role that reaps benefits down the road (like college applications). In a newly-released episode of the Ask Mike podcast, host Mike Taylor, CJE, is tackling all the questions yearbook editors may have. “What do you miss?” He starts…

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August 21, 2018 / Podcasts

The latest episode of the Ask Mike podcast has dropped! On episode five, Mike Taylor, CJE, discussed yearbook boot camp with his guests, Allison Miller of Marcus High School, Flower Mound, Texas, and Susan McNulty of J.W. Mitchell High School, New Port Richey, Florida. Miller runs a yearbook boot camp every year, one week before the start…

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