Freshman Orientation

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A warm welcome to the newest Warriors of Henrico High School.

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Freshman Orientation

  1. 1. <ul><li>Your first chance to make a GREAT First Impression is happening right now. </li></ul><ul><li>We will begin our program as soon as we are all seated quietly. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Welcome to Henrico High School Class of 2011! You are the newest members of this proud family and great community that is known as the Henrico Warriors!
  3. 3. What is a Warrior? <ul><li>A Warrior is a fiercely competitive individual who understands the value of working as a team. </li></ul><ul><li>A Warrior is a highly motivated person that wants to achieve greatness and uncommon success. </li></ul><ul><li>A Warrior is a remarkably skilled artisan who has many talents and abilities. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Are YOU a true Warrior? <ul><li>Do you have the courage to face challenges that others around you don’t have the fortitude or commitment to face? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have the courage to stand alone in the face of adversity? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have the courage to protect positive values even when it is easier to accept negative conditions and lower standards? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have the courage to face your biggest, most fearful opponent… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our most challenging opponent <ul><li>Your most challenging opponent is not another person, team, organization or system that competes for the same goals you desire. Your greatest opponent is not a strange person with strange values and a strange perspective from a strange place. You know your fiercest opponent already and your success will largely depend upon how well you are able to conquer this opponent. Our most challenging opponent in life is most always OURSELVES . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Conquer Yourself, Conquer Your Goals for Yourself! <ul><li>Defeat negative attitudes. </li></ul><ul><li>Defeat fears and insecurities. </li></ul><ul><li>Defeat harmful urges and temptations. </li></ul><ul><li>Defeat negative influences. </li></ul><ul><li>Defeat low expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Defeat poor work ethics. </li></ul><ul><li>THIS is the secret to a successful, meaningful life! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Oh Thank Heaven for ’07-’11! <ul><li>Largest FRESHMAN class to ever enter HHS! </li></ul><ul><li>More college scholarship money available than ever before! </li></ul><ul><li>A new school, a new year and a new opportunity to be the person you truly want to be! Carpe Diem! </li></ul>
  8. 8. First Day of High School… <ul><li>… First Day of College! </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with the end in mind! Think about the college you want to attend, the career you want to have, the house you want to live in, the car you want to drive… </li></ul>
  9. 9. We ALL have a job to do! <ul><li>OUR job is to provide the tools that will prepare you for the lives you want to lead </li></ul><ul><li>YOUR job is to let us provide those tools and receive as many of them as you can </li></ul><ul><li>TEACHING & LEARNING! That’s what we are all about. Nothing should interfere with that mission. </li></ul><ul><li>We take our jobs personally because our “jobs” are people! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Failure is NOT an option! <ul><li>Who Wants to Be A Millionaire? </li></ul><ul><li>According to a recent report from the Commerce Department: </li></ul><ul><li>A high school diploma can earn you $1.2 million over the course of your life. </li></ul><ul><li>A college degree can earn you $2.1 million over the course of your life. </li></ul><ul><li>A master’s degree can earn you $2.5 million over the course of your life. </li></ul>
  11. 11. We Are Invested in Your Success! <ul><li>We want you to be safe! </li></ul><ul><li>We want you to be productive! </li></ul><ul><li>We want you to be challenged! </li></ul><ul><li>We want you to be successful! </li></ul>

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