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

Ten Walsworth Yearbooks schools placed in the Best of Show contest this past weekend at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco, including two who finished first. Hauberk from Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas, placed first in the Yearbook 337 or More Pages category. In the same category, Lair from Shawnee Mission…

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April 14, 2018 / 2018 Spring JEA/NSPA / News

Six Walsworth Yearbooks schools were among those chosen as winners of 2017 Yearbook Pacemaker awards from the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) during the awards ceremony Saturday evening at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco. The 2017 Yearbook Pacemaker winners printed by Walsworth Yearbooks included: Decamhian, Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks,…

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April 12, 2018 / 2018 Spring JEA/NSPA / News

In the weeks following the tragic event at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, one of the few bright spots that became apparent was the dedication of the school’s student journalists. Despite their youth, and the recent horror and loss they’d been exposed to, the yearbook and newspaper staff buckled down on their…

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