Instead of This, TRY THIS – Planning Your 2021 Coverage

Planning your yearbook coverage is a whole new ball game this year. Previous years may have allowed you to take last year’s ladder and tweak it for the upcoming year, but some schools are completely reimagining their coverage approach. That may sound scary, but it’s actually a great thing!

Kayanna Pham

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May 11, 2020 / Marketing / Staff Management

It’s the question on everyone’s minds: how is yearbook distribution going to work this year? Social distancing, closed school buildings and elimination of shared surfaces added new twists we could have never predicted, but journalism adviser Carey Pung of Okeechobee High School in Okeechobee, Florida, didn’t let that stop him and his staff from a…

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April 21, 2020 / Staff Management

Yearbook distribution day is the day yearbookers look forward to all year. Even though your initial distribution plans may have been thwarted this year by COVID-19, there’s no need to worry! You will have to make some changes, but your distribution can still be wildly successful! Necessity produces creativity. While we’ll talk largely about spring…

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April 2, 2020 / Coverage / Staff Management

As the world faces an unprecedented situation, yearbook advisers and staffs are working to complete their books – a record of the year at their school. Walsworth Special Consultant Jim Jordan saw the work they’re doing, and was inspired to provide a platform for yearbookers to share the work they’re doing while COVID-19 affects our…

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November 13, 2019 / Staff Management

Success in teamwork is ideal, but it’s not easy to come by. Numbers matter, chemistry between team members matters and varying degrees of investment in the outcome matter. All these and many other variables are addressed and manicured by yearbook and newspaper advisers all around the country, year after year. All the while trying to…

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October 31, 2019 / Coverage / Staff Management

It’s a spooky time of year: the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and the first big deadline for yearbook staffs has either just passed or is looming. Yearbook is a rewarding endeavor, but sometimes mistakes or oversights can cast a dark shadow on the entire project. These are some of the…

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