The holidays are over, and most schools are back in class this week. That means yearbook staffs will be back at work. Sometimes it can be hard to immediately jump back in after a couple weeks off and hit the ground running. But with half the year gone and deadlines approaching for many staffs, there’s…
Several advisers were asked to send us their favorite trade secrets for organization. Trello was named most often. In addition to Trello, here are tips that help advisers keep some aspect of their yearbook program organized. You may want to try one or two as you organize or update your classroom or procedures over the…
School picture day can be stressful for yearbook advisers. Here are a few tips and things to think about as you’re preparing for the day.
The 2013 yearbook was Andrew Plonsky’s fourth as the adviser at Trinity School in New York, and although he still feels like he has a lot to learn, he’s finally got the basics down.
The ladder represents the blueprint for the coverage plans for the year, and those plans can change. Unlike a Jenga tower, the whole book is not going to collapse if you have to move things around. Build your ladder in a way that allows for adjustments, if necessary.
Walsworth Publishing has spent the year celebrating its 75th anniversary. The company reached this major milestone while still being owned by the family that started it. Under that ownership, the company maintains its attitude of treating customers and employees like family, which, in turn, has helped the company grow.
Organization is key! Wait, isn’t that a cliché? Yes it is, and although every yearbook adviser or experienced yearbook student tells you to never use one, this is the exception to the rule. To have a successful yearbook staff and yearbook, you have to be organized.
The yearbook staff has spent months chronicling the year for their fellow students, who should be as excited to see the finished product as the staff. Build on that enthusiasm of the yearbook by hosting a distribution signing party.
As your staff sets out on their yearbook quest for the upcoming school year, it is crucial for them to understand the importance of using their ladder to get the book organized and on track.
Recently there has been a significant increase in yearbooks that cover school events in chronological order. Some of the advisers who oversee those yearbooks say their chronological coverage books are here to stay for several years.