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Admin Account Sep 28, 2010
Starting the second year of implementation of The Leader in Me has been so exciting! We are enjoying the progress we have seen from last year to this year in our 500 K-5 students. Our end in mind is to become a Lighthouse School and one way I help is to write a weekly staff newsletter that informs, encourages, and saves teachers’ time. I write about positive things happening in our building and...
Admin Account Sep 22, 2010
Our Leadership Model at A.B. Combs is stronger than ever! Last year we added a new and exciting component to our model as we strive to provide students with more leadership opportunities and lessons: Town Meetings. All students participate every other week in these 45-minute assemblies that focus on leadership qualities.The feedback is tremendous! Our students are cultivating their own leadersh...
Admin Account Sep 21, 2010
"Take me, train me, be firm with me and I will place the world at your feet. Be easy with me, and I will destroy you. Who am I? I am Habit." -- anonymousWith a firm handshake and a shy smile, Lailia looks the newest visitors to her classroom in the eye and asks how she can help them. Although her fourth-grade classmates are clearly curious about why their prinicpal, Amy Rhyne, has just walked ...
Admin Account Sep 20, 2010
We are so excited to be a new Leader in Me school! The staff is energized, the community is engaged, the school is transformed , and the students are anxious to get started. Most recently, we held our Meet & Greet and it was so overwhelmingly popular that the press covered it and we ran out of parking spaces. What an amazing start!Jan McCartan, PrincipalBeaumont Elementary, MI Newspaper Article...
Admin Account Sep 15, 2010
The article below is from a FranklinCovey Contract Delivery Consultant, Mike Sissel. Mike is writing an ongoing series of articles for his local newspaper. The article is a great example of educating the community about The Leader in Me.If you were to drive past the newly named Kyrene de los Cerritos: A Leadership Academy in Ahwatukee, it would appear that nothing more than the name has changed...
Admin Account Sep 15, 2010
Mayor Jimmy Faircloth and other city officials met Monday with about 100 fifth-graders at Tucker Elementary to connect the students to Perry’s movers and shakers as part of a school leadership program.The “Leader in Me” program, now in its third year at the school, instills character values in second- through fifth-grade students based on “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” Principal...
Admin Account Sep 13, 2010
The Reingold Leadership Academy was created out of a desire to improve school climate by helping each student and adult in our community develop their own sense of leadership. We believe using the methodology of The Leader in Me
powered by The 7 Habits will allow us to achieve this goal.Goals
- Empower students to become leaders of their lives in and out of school
- Give parents additional tools to f...
Admin Account Sep 10, 2010
This is one of the responses I received from a teacher after we started the new school year. It is very telling of the level of enthusiasm and commitment we have here.My transition students love it when they can use the vocabulary they have learned from the 7 habits book and lessons.The Behavior Specialist has started her social skills training lessons and will be focusing on the 7 Habits as we...
Admin Account Sep 03, 2010
A recent blog post asked for the Leader in Me Community to vote for a school that is going after a Pepsi grant. Since the blog posted, we have learned about other schools also involved in this grant run. If you are one of those schools, please let me know and we’ll be happy to help. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admin Account Sep 02, 2010
We need your daily vote in the “Refresh Life Choices” grant challenge… through September 30th. The "Refresh Life Choices" project connects the creativity and passion of local leaders with resources to empower them to lead more than 5,000 students to make quality life choices every day. They will do this by teaching habits that cause children to live with responsibility, vision, integrity, cons...