Six things new yearbook advisers should be doing right now

There are many tasks to complete at the beginning of the school year. Walsworth is here to provide some guidance. We’ve compiled a list of the six tasks that need to be addressed right now.

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February 12, 2018 / Staff Fun / Staff Management

We know yearbook recruiting occurs year round, but with class selection and enrollment around the corner, right now is the most important time of year to focus on developing next year’s program. Check out Walsworth Yearbooks’ Recruiting Yearbook Staffs: Methods to the Madness eBook. It will help you develop an effective, organized recruiting effort for…

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December 12, 2017 / Staff Fun

Amid the rush of deadlines and the holidays, did someone forget to plan a staff activity to pause and mark the occasion? Maybe this is the year for some spontaneity.

Here are some ideas for both fun and meaningful activities that can still be done before the winter break.

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November 2, 2017 / Marketing / Staff Fun

The next two months can be some of the busiest of the year for your yearbook staff as you race to get pages done before winter break, while also mixing in valuable time with family and friends around the holidays. But the holiday season is also the perfect time to get active on your social…

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May 25, 2017 / Coverage / Staff Fun / Theme

For their 2017 yearbook, the staff at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, Texas, chose the unifying, inclusive theme of “Shine Brighter Together.” That’s why when students received their books earlier this months and began flipping through the People section, they found a portrait of service dog Soldier Campbell mixed in with the freshmen,…

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May 10, 2017 / Marketing / Staff Fun

Here’s a cool idea from the yearbook staff at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, for a way to put those unused photos that didn’t make it into the yearbook to use. The First Flight staff was looking to make one final sales push as they headed into May with 100…

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December 14, 2016 / Ask Mike / Staff Fun

One of my favorite memories of advising yearbook has very little to do with the actual production of the yearbook. Instead it has to do with developing caring young adults. I was determined to teach my students that giving a portion of themselves to the world around them is more important than constantly taking from…

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