Oxford Elementary School one of first to adopt ‘Leader in Me’ philosophy
Apr 26, 2016
CLAREMONT, NC – Oxford Elementary School implemented The Leader in Me two years ago and teachers, students, parents and the community are seeing the results from the social emotional learning skills that are fostered through the process. Read how parents are reaching out to the school to share stories of how their students are focused on learning and shaping the school culture, one student leader at a time.Read more
Loreburn students take charge in hosting Leadership Day
Apr 25, 2016
The Davidson Leader
LOREBURN, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA – The Leader in Me is helping the shape the culture at Loreburn Central School, but not just in the school, but in the community, as well. Read how students, staff and parents are still seeing the positive outcomes of The Leader in Me process in their third year of implementation.
Operation Empathy: Students seek to help military
Apr 20, 2016
NOVI, MI – Using the principals from The Leader in Me, students at Orchard Hills Elementary in Novi, Michigan implemented Operation: Empathy. As part of the operation, students put together care packages and letters to send to members of the military serving overseas.
Leader in Me: 5K to support Old Fort Elementary student-centered program
Apr 16, 2016
OLD FORT, NC – Students at Old Fort Elementary are leading the way and the staff and community are seeing the positive effects of The Leader in Me. Students are leading Safety Patrol as well as the newly developed Broadcasting Club, these roles and more are allowing students to demonstrate the 21st century leadership skills they’ll need to succeed in school and beyond.
Defiance community leaders impressed by Leadership Day
Apr 15, 2016
DEFIANCE, OH – Read how business and community leaders reacted after visiting Holy Cross Catholic School in Defiance. Students took visitors on a school tour and discussed their success in setting and achieving goals.
QJHS students put skills on display at Leadership Day
Apr 15, 2016
QUINCY, IL – Read how students at Quincy Junior High used leadership skills learned through The Leader in Me process to develop and grow a school recycling program and how the students see these leadership skills adding value to their futures.
NYS education commissioner visits Warsaw and Mount Morris school districts
Apr 14, 2016
Wyoming County Free Press
MT. MORRIS, NY – Read about the positive experience the New York State Education Commissioner had as she visited Mount Morris Elementary. Students there demonstrated The Leader in Me skills and principles they have integrated throughout their school.
Hampton urges elementary students to learn leadership serve community
Apr 12, 2016
BOWLING GREEN, KY – Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton visited a Leader in Me school and reinforced the messages of service and leadership. During her visit Hampton learned how the school was encouraging student engagement in education and community. She said, “Take what you’ve studied here…because it will serve you well.
Maxwell Elementary named ‘Lighthouse School’
Apr 6, 2016
MONTGOMERY, AL – As a Leader in Me school, Maxwell Elementary School created a school climate with fewer disciplinary referrals and suspensions. Now as a “Lighthouse School”, Maxwell Principle Connie Cooley is hoping to “be a light to other schools and help guide them.”
Woodvale Elementary – They’re Growing Leaders!
Apr 5, 2016
LAFAYETTE, LA – Woodvale Elementary demonstrated their remarkable students and staff during their recent Leadership Event. Students gave presentations and acted as tour guides to parents and local community members, demonstrating how their holistic education is helping them become leaders.
Galion Schools learn Leader in Me process
Apr 3, 2016
GALION, OH – Galion Primary and Intermediate Schools are having staff training to implement The Leader in Me process in their classrooms. Read how some staff members got involved early by creating The Leader in Me book study groups and see the reaction other staff members are having to The Leader in Me.
Recycling helping kids become leaders
Mar 30, 2016
The Ledger Independent
VANCEBURG, KY – Students at Lewis County’s Central Elementary School are being given the opportunity to learn what it means to recycle through The Leader in Me process. Students who would not normally assume leadership roles are getting involved. With the new responsibility, they feel important and helpful to their school.
Students discovering The Leader in Me
Mar 29, 2016
The Ledger Independent
MAYSVILLE, KY – Mason County School District is working to develop 21st Century Learning with The Leader in Me process. Superintendent Rick Ross said not only are all students participating at each grade level, the program has also helped teachers to implement the seven habits. The end result is an education promoting essential life skills of leadership, problem solving, adaptability, effective communication and more.
Students at Silverdale Elementary showcase their leadership skills
Mar 28, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, NC – Leadership Day at Silverdale Elementary was all about the students using the leadership skills they have learned throughout the year to show the community their school and what they do day-to-day. This was the school’s third student-led conference.
In-depth focus: Carver students get down to business
Mar 26, 2016
Neosho Daily News
NEOSHO, MO – Using The Leader in Me, Carver Elementary School was able to transform their random leadership roles, such as line leader, into a school-wide initiative. By assessing their needs inside the school and using The Leader in Me as a resource, Carver Elementary has been able to create an environment that thrives on responsibility and team work.
Leadership program showcased at Macon's Carter Elementary
Mar 26, 2016
MACON, GA – Sonny Carter Elementary School is using The Leader in Me to help accomplish their stated mission of building students who are confident leaders who then make an impact on their community. Read how the process is keeping students and staff motivated and how it’s shaping their school culture.
Students display MMS leadership program
Mar 22, 2016
Maryville Daily Forum
MARYVILLE, MO – As Maryville Middle School continues to implement The Leader in Me process, their leadership climate continues to advance. Students are learning valuable communication skills and the school has been able to achieve their Wildly Important Goals in reading and student engagement.
Lakeview Leadership Academy gives tour showcasing ‘Seven Habits’ philosophy
Mar 20, 2016
VICTORVILLE, CA – Lakeview Leadership Academy enjoyed a successful student-led conference this week, showing off their personal accomplishments and by extension, the school’s positive atmosphere. "I was thoroughly impressed with everything Principal Lonnie Keeter and his staff are doing to nurture and cultivate the talents of these amazing students," VVUHSD Superintendent Dr. Ron Williams said.
Cherokee Elementary showcases leaders
Mar 20, 2016
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI – As Cherokee Elementary School is finishing their second year as a Leader in Me school, the community is reflecting on the change in the school culture. Teachers and students are benefiting from the common language, and students are feeling empowered as they grow in collaboration and academic skills.
Can you see the leader in me? Newman Leadership Day an expo of skills
Mar 19, 2016
The News Courier
ATHENS, AL – Read how Julian Newman Elementary has used The Leader in Me to create various school clubs to help students prepare for the transition into larger schools. Students are matched into clubs using a survey that gauges their interests and skills.