Bentonville school fosters leadership among students

May 13, 2016

Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

BENTONVILLE, AR – Students and staff at Mary Mae Jones Elementary School in Bentonville recently hosted a Leadership Event for about 200 parents and community members. During the event, students guided tours, led discussions on their various projects and talked about how The Leader in Me is shaping their schools culture.

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Green Elementary hosts community leadership day

May 11, 2016

The Logan Daily News

LOGAN, OH – Parents, community members and public officials were invited to Green Elementary to take part in the school’s second Leadership Event. During the day’s festivities attendees were able to see firsthand the 21st century leadership skills students are learning as they oversee the many clubs and activities happening at Green.

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More than 300 parents attend first Leadership Day at EHES

May 10, 2016

Shelby County Reporter

COLUMBIANA, AL – Students at Elvin Hill Elementary School demonstrated their leadership, science and presentation skills to over 300 parents who attended the school’s first Leadership Day.

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South Newton Elementary students unleash their inner leader

May 9, 2016

Hickory Daily Record

NEWTON, NC – Read how students at South Newton Elementary School planned, organized and executed their recent Leadership Event. Using the skills from The Leader in Me students have been able to manage a reading competition, plan for a new basketball court and with parent involvement, learn how to manage the stress of the day.

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Student to be honored for essay on Kindest Kansas Citian

May 6, 2016

Lee’s Summit Journal

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – Read how one sixth-grader from Sunset Valley Elementary paid tribute to a former principal, and how the principal’s decision to implement The Leader in Me, helped guide her in her transition to a new school.

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Kirkcaldy pupils first in UK to pick up leadership award

May 5, 2016


KIRKCALDY, SCOTLAND – In their third year of using The Leader in Me, the students and staff at Fair Isle Primary in Kirkcaldy Scotland achieved a big milestone. They are the first school in the United Kingdom to receive Lighthouse certification.

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Student Advisory stage teacher appreciation day event

May 4, 2016

Hickory Daily Record

NEWTON, NC – Read about the students from South Newton Elementary School who helped plan a special activity for their teachers in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week and find out why the teachers weren’t surprised by the initiative and leadership skills demonstrated by the students.

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Stokes curriculum brings out leader in every student

Apr 29, 2016

STOKES, NC – Read what The Leader in Me process means to the students and staff at Stokes School in Stokes, North Carolina. Students from grades pre-K to eighth grade are building their leadership skills and how they are owning their own education.

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Eugene Field Elementary School named Lighthouse School thanks to dedication of students, staff

Apr 28, 2016

Hannibal Courier-Post

MARYVILLE, MO – Read how the entire community, students and staff at Eugene Field Elementary School worked together to achieve their Lighthouse certification, a perfect send off for their retiring principal.

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Oxford Elementary School one of first to adopt ‘Leader in Me’ philosophy

Apr 26, 2016

Hickory Record

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.

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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.

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Operation Empathy: Students seek to help military

Apr 20, 2016

Hometown Life

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.

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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.

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Defiance community leaders impressed by Leadership Day

Apr 15, 2016

The Crescent-News

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.

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QJHS students put skills on display at Leadership Day

Apr 15, 2016

The Herald-Whig

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.

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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.

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Hampton urges elementary students to learn leadership serve community

Apr 12, 2016

Daily News

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.

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Maxwell Elementary named ‘Lighthouse School’

Apr 6, 2016

Tuscaloosa News

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.”

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Woodvale Elementary – They’re Growing Leaders!

Apr 5, 2016

Face Magazine

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.

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Galion Schools learn Leader in Me process

Apr 3, 2016

Richland Source

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.

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