AGENDA FOR THE DAY Announcements Critical Thinking Community Service
ANNOUNCEMENTS College Forward Class Website: http://cofojrmustangs.weebly.com Sign up for 1x1 Next class, we will be in room B128 for the Beginning of Year survey Homecoming this Friday! Anything else?
WRITING PROMPTSpend 10 minutes writing What do the terms “community service” or “volunteerism” mean to you? Should students be expected to volunteer or be involved in their community? What are the pros and cons. If you have volunteered, what has been your most meaningful experience?
EXPECTATIONS At College Forward, we ask that you complete 20 hours of community service during your junior and senior years Why is volunteering so important?
WE VOLUNTEER BECAUSE… we want to give back to our community we want to impress admissions counselors we want to have fun while serving we want to hang out with other cofos and coaches we want to develop skills that will help us in our future jobs we want to be eligible for the end of the year road trip!
How do we define service?community service is a service that a person voluntarily performs for the benefit of his or her local community, without compensation service learning is a process that connects meaningful service activities with learning, personal and professional growth, and civic responsibility.
WHERE DO YOU SERVE?WHERE DO YOU WANT TO SERVE?
UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Hopefest Family Festival http://www.hopefestaustin.org/Home.html Make a Difference Day- Saturday, October 27th 9:30am – 3pm (5 ½ hours) At Reagan High School Provides services for families, we would help with various activities at the festival Volunteermatch.org
NEXT CLASS We will be in B128 for Beginning of Year Survey and College Research If you have scheduled a 1x1 meeting with me, please come tomorrow to the College & Career Center