Burlingame 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. …

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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  • Introduce your team. Explain the structure, who does what, and why it is successful. Do you have a succession plan? Did you attend both leadership training sessions? If not, why? -reduce bullet font -Built succession plan by selecting new members to provide ….
  • Font size, spacing, leadership CLASS, BENEFITS OF THE EVENTS: JA is publicized as it is presented as the event’s sponsor, exposure to local and international nonprofit organization, paves way for the realization of the importance of giving back to community, Through helping plan, put forth, or participating in the events students are given chance to learn from mistakes and best practices; acquire team collaboration, time management and communication skills. -Present the JA as a prestigious award so we only solicit nominations once a semester to emphasize this point (and encourage the students drive of volunteering more for a greater reward???) -Award one student from each class

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  • 1. March 2010 Jefferson Awards- Deloitte
  • 2.
    • Staff and Faculty Involved
    • Mrs. Glick- Student Advisor
    • Mr. Mills- Leadership teacher
    • Team Collaboration
    • Built succession plan by selecting new members to
    • provide continuity for the program
    • SIA team based in Beginning and Advanced Leader-
    • ship classes, facilitates communication for team
    • members and communication with the student body
    • Weekly meetings to foster team collaboration
    • SIA Team and Associated Student Body(ASB)
    • collaborate with one another on fundraisers i.e. Hope for
    • Haiti, Canned Food Drive and Toys for Tots
    • Both groups promote leadership and volunteerism
    • SIA Vision
    • Continue attending Fall and Spring training, creates energy and bonding within the team and with other schools
    • Increase community and global awareness of the program i.e. Little Big Game/Rally, Burlingame Television(BTV), First SIA Recognition in the Yearbook(two page spread)
    • Increase school awareness of program i.e. Buddies Day
    • Solicit community groups to support SIA recognitions
    Effective Leadership Team
  • 3.
    • Philanthropic Activities
    • - Work in partnership with Leadership class
      • to organize fundraisers
        • Wellness Week, Toys for Tots, Canned Food
        • Drive, One Dollar for Life (in progress), Hope
        • for Haiti Drive, Valentines Day Sale
      • -Engages student body to unify behind specific
      • goal
        • Creates awareness of local and international
        • causes
        • Validates willingness to support SIA events
    • Bi-annual nominations
    • - Chance to promote the prestige of
    • the Jefferson Award
    • -Recognize “unsung heroes” of the
    • school
    • -Prestigious award only awarded twice a year
    • -Try to award a winner from each grade level
    • Faculty Support
    • -Announce nominations during class
    • periods
    • -Flexible to work with Wednesday
    • meeting commitment
    • Yearbook Recognition
    • -Received two page spread for SIA
      • and Health Week
      • -First time SIA was recognized in yearbook
      • -Continues legacy of SIA for future years
      • Involving Incoming Freshman
    • - During orientation and Buddies Day. SIA
    • is put on the agenda to encourage their
    • involvement in the Jefferson Awards Pro-
    • gram and volunteering
    • -On the agenda for every Buddies Lunch
    • and meeting
    Engage our School Community
  • 4.
    • Help Desk for Help
    • Leadership classroom-Mr. Mills
      • location of Leadership/JA activity planning
      • and meetings
    • PAWS office-Mrs. Glick
      • Pick up and submit time sheet
      • Sign up for upcoming community
      • service opportunities
      • List and information on local non-profit
      • organizations
      • Determines Golden PAWS service
      • recognition awards
      • JA nomination forms available here
      • Students come here for questions
      • regarding volunteering opportunities,
      • benefits of volunteering
      • Volunteerism
    • Volunteer opportunities are posted on School Loop and announced on BTV news every morning
    • Use Project Planning Arrow(similar to Project Rocket) to plan SIA Team events around BHS
    • Students keep a log of their volunteer hours on time sheets available in the PAWS office
    • SIA team and Mrs. Glick track student’s hours and recognizes students with outstanding amounts of service
    Help Desk for Help-Expand Volunteer Capacity
  • 5.
    • Sock and Cell Phone Drive      -Donated Socks and Cell Phones
    • for various organizations      -Non-Profit
    • -Total cell phones: 45
    • Toys for Tots      -Donating Toys for
    • Underprivileged Children
    • -Total raised: 5 barrels
    • Canned Food Drive      -Various Food Donated for Needy
    • Families
    • -Total Raised: 1600 cans
    Expand Financial Capacity for Volunteers
  • 6.
      • Publicity and Recognition
      • Volunteers are recognized with outstanding service certificates during their second period classes
      • Supported by Administration
      • Greater community awareness of positive impact on youth
      • Press Release of Recipients, Wellness Week, Hope for Haiti
      • Announced fall recipients at local rivalry game
    Telling Stories in Our Community
  • 7.
    • Recruitment of Schools
    • - In the process of recruiting Carlmont High School
    • -Talking with the Carlmont ASB President
    • Promoting Volunteerism
    • -Visited Burlingame Intermediate School to talk
    • to them about the benefits of volunteering and SIA
    • SIA Awareness
    • -Present SIA winners at Little Big Game and Rally and
    • The Little Big Game
    • -Wellness Week
    • -Member of BHS SIA Team interviewed on CBS 5
    • represented our goals
    • -Member of BHS SIA Team spoke at Bay Area JA Ceremony at the Herbst Theatre
    • -Highlighted our best practice
    • -One out of the two speakers chosen to represent the Bay Area SIA Program
    Growth and Expansion of SIA
  • 8.
    • Increased Community Involvement
      • First health and wellness fair in community
      • Non-profit organizations
      • -Kaiser Permanente, Lululemon, American Cancer Society
      • Now a model for other health and wellness fairs
        • City of San Mateo working with our plan as their
        • template
    • Introduced Volunteering
      • Presentation to middle school students
        • Promote both SIA and community involvement
        • Instill values of volunteerism for when they reach
        • high school and beyond
    • Accelerated Collaboration
    • - National Charity League
    • -Participated in our Canned Food Drive
      • Interact Club
        • Valentine’s Day Rose and Candy Gram Sale
      • Harmony through Education
        • Fundraised $600 to benefit a special needs school in
        • India
        • Community in India now aware of SIA
        • Through this fundraiser community of Burlingame now
        • more globally aware
    Innovation