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Admin Account Jan 27, 2011
By Karen Bossick | MagicValley.com | January 27, 2011HAILEY — Madilyn Whitesell jumped from her seat and extended her tiny hand to Hailey Elementary Principal Tom Bailey as he entered the door of her kindergarten class.“Hello, my name is Madilyn. Welcome to our classroom,” she said. “I’m today’s leader greeter.”The pint-sized kindergartner is also part of a giant experiment in two Blaine County...
Admin Account Jan 25, 2011
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[/caption]Here in Columbia, we have fashioned a leadership-oriented youth club, based on the 7 Habits – mixing educational and fun activities that the kids really enjoy!Using the habits as a guide, we’ve developed songs, games, and activities to really help the kids internalize Covey’s...
Admin Account Jan 20, 2011
This year we decided to have a holiday door decorating contest featuring The Leader in Me theme. It made the building look so festive when parents come for the holiday concert! The kids were very proud to show off the doors to their parents. Happy New Year!Sally DeFinnis, Principal14th Street Elementary, PA[caption id="attachment_721" align="alignleft" width="216" caption="Settle Your Differenc...
Admin Account Jan 18, 2011
We are hosting Leadership Lunches once a month … and started in December with our military. The article below was actually put together by our student writing leaders and the entire day was planned by the kids. We used over 35 student leaders in the first luncheon and will include more as this initiative moves forward. We will host community leaders in January who work with nonprofit organizati...
Admin Account Jan 14, 2011
Our action plan was developed by our entire school team during training with our FranklinCovey consultant. We then presented the plan to parents. We love The Leader in Me and have seen great potential in our kids…putting them in charge of their learning really has made a tremendous difference!.Janet Valeri, PrincipalLedge Street Elementary, NH
Admin Account Jan 11, 2011
Recently I was asked to visit India to meet with the chancellor of a government run school organization. This organization has hundreds of schools and is highly regarded in India as a leading-edge government school organization. They are launching a Leader in Me pilot program with 20 of their schools and believe the content will have a strong impact on both their teachers and students. Many of ...
Admin Account Jan 07, 2011
Central Elementary school staff and students recently welcomed educators from Washington Elementary and Blessed Sacrament of Quincy, IL. The guests attended morning meetings followed by a student-led tour of the school. During the tour, each class was able to share something about the 7 Habits and Leadership. At the conclusion, all three Leader in Me teams met to present to one another and disc...
Admin Account Jan 05, 2011
Below is a link to video of our second quarter team rally. Not only were the students’ accomplishments amazing but notice the public speaking leaders who introduced each set of awards, the greeter leaders who practiced their greeting skills, the priceless excitementof the kids ... and the kids at the end being genuinely happy for one another. It speaks for itself.Matt Miller, PrincipalStanton E...