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Hs coffee talk february 12

  1. 1. HS Coffee Talk February 12, 2013 9:30am – 11:00am HIGH SCHOOL UPDATE
  2. 2. Our “Career Week”• Keynote Speech – Rick Santos (Leadership and Passion)• Various Career Talks (over 30 presenters/over 400 students signed up)• Whole School Advisory Talk on Careers and Passion• In class Subject Career Talks for Sophomores• “One Week Job” showing – Sophomores and Parents• Helping Navigate your Child’s Career Path workshop for Parents• Career Research Project for Freshmen Current January date - Appropriate lead-in to February course selection
  3. 3. http://bearcat-careers.ism-online.org/Our Website
  4. 4. http://bearcat-careers.ism-online.org/For Companies/Students
  5. 5. http://bearcat-careers.ism-online.org/For Companies
  6. 6. For CompaniesWe NEED you!Contact me NOW! 
  7. 7. http://bearcat-careers.ism-online.org/For Students
  8. 8. http://bearcat-careers.ism-online.org/For Students
  9. 9. http://bearcat-careers.ism-online.org/For Students
  10. 10. https://www.facebook.com/BearcatCareerExperienceFacebook
  11. 11. Student Requirements (last year)• Must be a Sophomore or Junior (Senior?).• A resume completed in Naviance (Family Connection).• A completed application indicating 3 placements in order of preference (student MUST be wiling to go to any of the three preferences.• Short essay question – Why do you want to have a Bearcat Career Experience?
  12. 12. Due Dates
  13. 13. Special College Visit • Monday March 4th • College Fair (Lofthouse C) 11:25 AM -12:15 AM • Session for Parents Liberal Arts Education (Lofthouse C) 12:15 PM -12:45 PM
  14. 14. Who are they?• "Colleges That Change Lives" is a designation given to 40 selected liberal arts universities that are widely recognized for changing positively the lives of their students and exceeding the Ivy League and major universities in producing winners. These schools were first identified in Loren Popes book Colleges That Change Lives in 1996.• CTCL colleges focus on teaching as well as providing a supportive community for their students. In the introduction to the second edition of his book, Pope wrote "This book will help youths of many levels of academic aptitude find catalytic colleges that will change their lives, help them find themselves, raise their aspirations, and empower them."• Come and learn more about these powerful universities.
  15. 15. Colleges (18)• ECKERD COLLEGE• KNOX COLLEGE• HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE• BELOIT COLLEGE• McDANIEL COLLEGE• HOPE COLLEGE• SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA• URSINUS COLLEGE• EARLHAM COLLEGE• LYNCHBURG COLLEGE• HENDRIX COLLEGE• GUILFORD COLLEGE• CENTRE COLLEGE• MARLBORO COLLEGE• MILLSAPS COLLEGE• THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE• RHODES COLLEGE• THE COLLEGE OF WOOSTER
  16. 16. Special College Visit • Monday March 4th • College Fair (Lofthouse C) 11:25 AM -12:15 AM • Session for Parents Liberal Arts Education (Lofthouse C) 12:15 PM -12:45 PM
  17. 17. SIP Committee
  18. 18. Wellness Compass – SIP Committee• Born out of the GIN Manila Conference and the work our students were a part of there.• An opportunity for ALL ISM stakeholders to assess ISM’s sustainability through 4 areas/compasses (Nature, Society, Economy and Well- Being).• The “pyramid” is the structure of the process we are following as we assess ISM• Task of compiling appropriate indicators of sustainability (or lack thereof) with a goal of developing action plans for improvement at ISM.• Stakeholder included students, faculty, parents and other ISM community members.
  19. 19. Wellness Compass – SIP Committee• As part of the Wellness compass, a common question/theme came up in all our discussions.• “How can we begin to accurately assess the overall sustainability of ISM (from a wellness perspective) as an organization if we are not absolutely clear as to the sustainability (physical/social/emotional health) of our own student body?”
  20. 20. Wellness Compass – SIP Committee• Assess how our youth are faring within the personal, social, family, school, and community contexts.• Eight indicators of thriving measures• Risk behaviors and high- risk behavior patterns
  21. 21. Wellness Compass – SIP Committee• “How often did you feel sad or depressed over the last month?” (All of the time/some of the time etc.)• “Adults (in my life) make me feel important.” (Agree/Disagree)• “I have little control over the things that will happen in my life.” (Agree/Disagree) 160 Questions
  22. 22. Course Selection• February 18th - 22nd• Current Grade 9s Wellness/IT class• Current Grade 10s Math class• Current Grade 11s Personal Time• February 20th• Current Grade 8s Advisory Class
  23. 23. http://guidance.ism-online.org/Course Selection
  24. 24. Course SelectionHave those conversationsnow?Parent/ChildStudent/TeacherStudent/Parent/Counseloretc.

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