Nine Walsworth Yearbooks schools named 2018 NSPA Pacemaker Finalists

Nine 2018 yearbooks from Walsworth Yearbooks schools were among the high school and middle school books announced as 2018 Pacemaker Finalists by the National Scholastic Press Association.

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November 2, 2018 / Podcasts / Walsworth Live

Thousands of scholastic journalism students are attending the JEA/NSPA Scholastic Journalism Convention in Chicago, and Yearbook Chat with Jim is bringing you a taste of the activity! Recorded live at host Jim Jordan’s session on Friday, Nov. 2, Jordan brings his characteristic friendly style, poignant questions and enthusiasm for all things yearbook to a live…

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November 2, 2018 / News / Walsworth Live

After more than 160 entries flowed in over the course of the past two days, two yearbook advisers won fully stocked mini fridges for their yearbook staffs during Friday afternoon’s prize drawing in the Walsworth Yearbooks booth at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago. Rachel Becker, yearbook adviser from Ben Franklin High…

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October 29, 2018 / News / Walsworth Live

The 2018 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention comes to the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago this week and Walsworth Yearbooks will be in the Windy City and in the middle of the excitement. Fun in the booth The convention’s exhibit hall will be open on Thursday and Friday, and Walsworth Yearbooks will have…

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July 11, 2018 / Adviser Academy

After a rousing game involving blindfolds, birthdays and putting your trust in strangers, 2018 Adviser Academy attendees sat down Wednesday morning to hear from company president Don Walsworth. He shared two histories: the company history and his own personal story. The company The company was started by Walsworth’s grandfather in 1937. His grandmother was a…

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July 10, 2018 / Adviser Academy

Day two of Walsworth’s Adviser Academy in Kansas City kicked off on Tuesday with a presentation from journalism specialist Mike Taylor, CJE, and yearbook special consultant Jim Jordan, who shared the foundational elements that every great yearbook has in the session, “The Look. The Story. The Words. The Images.” The two experienced yearbookers explained “the…

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July 9, 2018 / Adviser Academy

The 2018 Adviser Academy began on Monday at the Marriott Country Club Plaza in Kansas City. Walsworth journalism specialist Mike Taylor, CJE, kicked off the morning’s opening session with a getting-to-know-you activity for the 100+ advisers in attendance. Advisers wrote down their names and three facts about themselves before folding a paper airplane and throwing…

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July 3, 2018 / Adviser Academy

As Walsworth’s 2018 Adviser Academy approaches this July in Kansas City, the Yearbooks Blog has been getting you ready for the event with a new Inside Look at the Academy through a series of Q&As with the instructors. Karen Johnson remembers when she was a brand new yearbook adviser 13 years ago. It was a bit intimidating.…

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June 8, 2018 / Adviser Academy

As Walsworth’s 2018 Adviser Academy approaches this July in Kansas City, the Yearbooks Blog will get you ready for the event with a new Inside Look at the Academy through a series of Q&As with the instructors. Technically, it’s really only been a matter of months since Renee Burke stepped out of the yearbook classroom.…

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May 23, 2018 / Adviser Academy

As Walsworth’s 2018 Adviser Academy approaches this July in Kansas City, the Yearbooks Blog will get you ready for the event with a new Inside Look at the Academy through a series of Q&As with the instructors. First-year advisers attending the 2018 Adviser Academy can rest assured they will be in good hands when they…

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April 16, 2018 / 2018 Spring JEA/NSPA / News

Two yearbook advisers won fully stocked mini fridges for their yearbook staffs during Friday afternoon’s prize drawing in the Walsworth Yearbooks booth at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco. Michelle Riley, yearbook adviser from Burlingame High School in Burlingame, California, was drawn as one of the winners. Burlingame student Eugenia…

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