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Who doesn’t love a good folder hack? Utilizing a folder system for your staff to keep important documents will provide you and your team with a one-stop-shop for all things yearbook. Here are some essentials you need to consider for your staff folders. Folder Types Folders with pockets are ideal for this system since you…

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May 10, 2022 / Coverage / Design / Staff Management

The final deadline has passed, and your book has been submitted. Now what? If you have a spring delivery, you might be struggling to find something to do with your staff for the rest of the school year. As a brand-new yearbook adviser, I know I was. Although I’ve taught English for nearly 20 years,…

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March 30, 2022 / Staff Management

What’s the worst thing that could happen the day after you submit your yearbook? The plant accidentally losing all your work and having to rewrite all your spring sports pages again? This didn’t happen, of course, but when the staff walked into class expecting a relaxing day for the first time in weeks, this is…

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March 11, 2022 / Staff Management

It is the Friday before Spring Break. The only car left in the parking lot is yours. Your kids have gone home, all the teachers are gone, even the janitors left. The last pages of the 2022 yearbook went in a few minutes ago, at 11:30 p.m. It is time to celebrate. After your week…

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January 19, 2022 / Staff Management

We all know someone who has had COVID-19, and it’s very possible someone on your staff has had it. But if you plan ahead, there are some steps you can take to make sure that a COVID quarantine doesn’t stop the production of your yearbook. Make a plan to retrieve or drop off equipment. One…

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November 8, 2021 / Staff Management

Updated by Walsworth Yearbooks The holiday season is here, but you are probably well aware that a little yearbook work needs to be mixed in with all the upcoming festivities and family time. Now is a great time to plan student life coverage for the winter break. Editors need to put into place plans to…

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