Kick-Off <ul><ul><li>Start with a Kick-Off in August to begin to partner with families to make the transition smoother for...
Activities <ul><ul><li>Alumni Raffle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotdogs and soft drinks sold to raise money (senior class,...
Community members and organizations to collaborate with and involve: <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Churches </...
       It is important to saturate the community with information about the Kick-Off especially the parents of incoming st...
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  1. 1. Kick-Off <ul><ul><li>Start with a Kick-Off in August to begin to partner with families to make the transition smoother for all students. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Welcoming the East families will be the beginning of the partnership between school and home and become the gateway for other parent involvement activities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When families feel welcome, valued and supported by the school they are more likely to work together with the school in supporting their child's education. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student, family, and community collaboration in transition planning has been linked to positive outcomes including higher graduation rates (Michaels & Ferrara, 2005). </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Activities <ul><ul><li>Alumni Raffle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotdogs and soft drinks sold to raise money (senior class, boosters, uniforms, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sell East CLC T-shirts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tours given to parents and students every 10 minutes led by Band members or ROTC in uniform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music by school choir or jazz band </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mini pep rally by cheerleaders </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Community members and organizations to collaborate with and involve: <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Churches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kelli Crawford, council person </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>East Cluster Board Member, Lisa Mansfield </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any community partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>East sports coaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>East club advisors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>East Pee Wee Football team </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4.      It is important to saturate the community with information about the Kick-Off especially the parents of incoming students.  Recommendations for advertising include:             Flyers           Notices through the mail           Facebook page           Twitter           District all-call system           Notice on the East CLC sign outside the school           Signs and posters up throughout the school   Advertising the Kick-Off

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