Newark High School- 2010 Jefferson Awards Students In Action Presentation


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Students In Action is a national youth volunteer leadership, recognition and reward program, designed to pass the tradition of service on to the next generation.

Co-developed by Jefferson Awards for Public Service and Deloitte, it is now in over 250 High Schools.

Each spring, Student Leaders from the participating schools compete in regional competitions. They are asked to report on the implementation of the program, and the impact they've had, both in their schools and within their communities.

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Newark High School- 2010 Jefferson Awards Students In Action Presentation

  1. 1. March 20, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Principal: Effectively endorses all activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transitioned to new advisor in beginning of the year; took on major responsibility and elevated team </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basically… she ROCKS! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>School Awareness: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jefferson Awards Display Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures of Previous Winners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures of Up and Coming Events </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures of NHS: Youth Initiators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newark Live </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>- lead by example </li></ul><ul><li>- focus on building up to give back </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership team: </li></ul><ul><li>- 7 people; roles and responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for next year: </li></ul><ul><li>- expand our roots into community </li></ul><ul><li>- heading numerous fundraisers to benefit non-profit organizations </li></ul><ul><li>- database to track community service hours </li></ul><ul><li>- recruit future Jefferson Award winners into committee </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li></li></ul>You Better Recognize! <ul><li>Recognition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nomination of Applicants (paper forms and website) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newark Live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crossroads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulletin Board </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interests </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer Fair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulletin Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly Nominations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School -wide effort </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increase Volunteerism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School-wide advertisement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Information packet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logging of Hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newark Live </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Mind on My Money, Money on My Mind <ul><li>Fundraising! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>February: Hope Dining Room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>April: Hats on Day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fundraising Total! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 boxes full of non-perishables, paper goods, and utensils </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assistance! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Club </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Tell me about it… <ul><li>Stories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Newark Live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crossroads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newark Council </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Press releases for this year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 to Crossroads </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Connected with other schools at Leadership Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>As part of the Christina School District, we regularly associate with two other public high schools: </li></ul><ul><li>Christiana High School </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow High School </li></ul><ul><li>Goal is to: </li></ul><ul><li>Bring them into discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Work cooperatively with our sister schools </li></ul><ul><li>This would be a groundbreaking achievement for our school district </li></ul><ul><li>Christiana HighSchool is on board with us now, and we will present to them very soon. </li></ul>. Bring ‘em on board!
  8. 9. <ul><li>Jefferson Awards NHS: Youth Initiators </li></ul><ul><li>“ Building up to Give Back” </li></ul><ul><li>W e, the Jefferson Awards Committee of Newark High School, have chosen to be the change we want to see within our community. We have chosen to lead by example, in hopes that others will see the offspring of our good work and aspire to join us on our journey of community service, unity, and excellence. We stand together as the Jefferson Awards NHS: Youth Initiators, focusing on building up, to give back.   </li></ul>
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