Yearbook for your ears with WYPN

The Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN) launches with two inaugural shows, Ask Mike and Yearbook Chat with Jim, providing advisers with a convenient, entertaining way to absorb information.

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Staff Management

Quality yearbook content is reflective of the school population… So shouldn’t the staff be as well? At the front of the room, surrounded by boxes of yearbooks, Faith Pagan addressed the class. For many high school sophomores, speaking to a room full of peers would instantly incite an anxiety attack, but Pagan had no problem…

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February 28, 2018 / Curriculum / New Advisers / Staff Management

In a yearbook utopia, the new teacher would have a journalism degree, take photos like a pro, be able to manage a group of teenagers with aplomb and truly understand the importance of deadlines in the production of any publication. In reality, though, the yearbook adviser many times has little or no publishing experience and only lasts an average of two years. Following these tips can lead to happier advisers who stick with the job.

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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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Several years ago, I attended the ASNE Reynolds High School Journalism Institute and came away with a plan to expand and grow our journalism program. At that time, I was the yearbook adviser and wanted to not only improve the yearbook, but revamp our struggling journalism program that includes newspaper, yearbook and literary magazine, as…

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