All yearbook advisers can benefit from the Adviser Mentor Program

In his latest column, Walsworth's Jim Jordan explains how the Adviser Mentor Program helps new yearbook advisers by providing a friend to guide and encourage them.

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September 28, 2016 / Copywriting / Spotlight

A writing assignment for an AP Literature class turned into a heartfelt essay about the meaning of yearbook. Emily Fogleman spent three years on the yearbook staff at Southern Alamance High School in Graham, North Carolina, serving as editor-in-chief in 2016, her senior year. Last spring, her AP Literature class was assigned to write an…

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September 16, 2010 / Staff Management

Facebook continues to be a fun way to see what all your friends and colleagues are doing and to stay in touch with former students and classmates, but it can also be an integral part of teaching and producing a yearbook.

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June 16, 2009 / Staff Management

Using job descriptions to organize staff lets each student know what is expected, and lets you see if every job that needs to be done is covered. Yearbook production flows much more smoothly and deadlines are easier to meet when the staff knows what part they play in the process.

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June 4, 2009 / Rights in Balance

A yearbook editor I knew was proactive in guarding against ethical abuse practiced by anyone on the publication staff. On the first day of school, she had each staff member complete a questionnaire, and she reviewed the answers at each deadline when copy and layouts were submitted.

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