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    March Checklist

    MARCH CHECKLIST

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    ESSENTIALS

    • Warm and sunny day? All hands on deck to get spring sports covered!
    • As you make pages final, assign a staffer to clean up computer files and archive this year’s work.
    • Run your index (again). Make sure a responsible staffer has ownership of the index and is tracking finalized pages.
    • Supplements should be underway. These are great training tools for younger staffers.
    • Know your end date for selling books through Yearbook Order Center and publicize it to those last-minute buyers.
    • Run eBusiness reports to identify who still needs to buy a book. And, if you still have unsold books (and you do in-school sales), keep selling to non-buyers.
    • Do you have a distribution day plan? It’s not too early.

     
    NEXT LEVEL

    • Interview applicants for next year’s staff. If you don’t have the best of the best, start recruiting and asking for recommendations.
    • Look for summer workshops in your area and start the paperwork to make those happen.
    • Plan fundraisers for the spring. Photo booths at prom, car washes, yard sales.
    • Look at your photography equipment and start your wishlist for next year.

     
    EXPERT

    • Start training your editors and leaders for next year. Make time for your new leaders to shadow their peers, especially if you have seniors graduating.
    • Plan around your spring workshop. Don’t miss those deadlines!

     

     

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