Yearbook advisers have valuable training opportunity this summer at Adviser Academy

Walsworth’s Adviser Academy offers three full days of classes for brand new or experienced yearbook advisers, July 8-10, in Kansas City.

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May 23, 2019 / Ask Mike / Podcasts / Theme

Mike Taylor, CJE, believes yearbook theme copy should be so strong that the school principal can read from it at graduation. Writing strong copy for the whole school year is no easy feat considering themes are typically developed in October. Some schools are even working on their 2020 themes now – in the spring of…

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September 28, 2018 / Coverage / Fall 2018 / Theme

How a new adviser, new editors and new outlook made for one of Azle High School’s best yearbooks ever When The Hornet yearbook staff at Azle High School in Azle, Texas, gathered for their very first meeting just one week before the 2017-2018 school year kicked off, there was a lot of uncertainty about how…

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July 18, 2018 / Theme

As yearbook staffs begin work on their 2019 books this summer, one of the first challenges they will take on is developing a theme. At summer workshops and at back-to-school training sessions, staffs will be brainstorming for that perfect theme to kick-start the creative process for their 2019 book. Walsworth’s online Theme Galleries have been…

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June 13, 2018 / New Advisers / Theme

Summer workshop season is here, which for many of you means your yearbook staff will soon be heading off to camp to start thinking about cover designs and brainstorming for that perfect theme idea. Walsworth’s Mike Taylor, CJE, wants to help! He loves talking yearbooks (of course), and particularly loves talking yearbook themes. Which is…

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March 14, 2018 / Ask Mike / Spring 2018 / Theme

Before your 2018 yearbook is delivered, distributed and the final bell rings, let’s get everyone on the same page about this yearbook theme thing. Let’s get them all thinking in a direction that the staff can work toward. The 2019 yearbook staff needs a theme for their yearbook. Gather the returning staff, sans graduating seniors,…

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November 9, 2017 / New Advisers / Theme

We know how busy this time of year is with yearbook production, so if you were unable to catch the live presentation of the Walsworth webinar, Yearbook Theme: It’s Not Just for the Cover, don’t fret. The replay of yesterday’s presentation is now available for viewing. In the one-hour webinar, Walsworth’s Mike Taylor, CJE, offered…

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October 25, 2017 / New Advisers / Theme

Now that we’re into fall, just about all yearbook staffs probably settled on their theme weeks ago and are well into production on their 2018 books. Sure, the theme looks great on the cover and division pages, but are you carrying it out through the book? In the next event of Walsworth’s year-long webinar series,…

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The Big Book of Yearbook Theme Ideas eBook
August 24, 2017 / Theme

It’s the time of year when yearbook staffs are coming together to prepare for the year ahead. They’re planning their coverage and determining the best ways to tell the story of the school year. Right now, many staffs are in need of the foundation that ties their coverage together: the theme. Walsworth Yearbooks is here…

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