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Ksa Dec2009

  1. 1. Can you figure out these word riddles? Use the text tool to write what you think the answer is in the box! We can work on this for a few minutes while we wait for others to arrive!
  2. 2. Answers! How many did YOU figure out?! Pecan Pie Spring Break Smile The Aftermath Once Upon a Time Foreign Language Splitting Head Ache Color Between the Lines Overnight Delivery Grandpa Mississippi Delta Way Behind Schedule
  3. 3. Keystone Student Association December 2009
  4. 4. Welcome New Members!
  5. 5. Agenda <ul><li>KSA Wiki! </li></ul><ul><li>Letter Writing Campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Mahroh Jahangiri’s presentation! </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Speaker-Mr. Karlik </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Results </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion Topic- Volunteering Around the Holidays? </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  6. 6. KSA Wiki <ul><li>The KSA has a new home on the web! </li></ul><ul><li>https://knhs-ksa.wikispaces.com/Welcome ! </li></ul><ul><li>Only open to members. Please email [email_address] if you’d like to receive an invite to join! </li></ul>
  7. 7. KSA Wiki <ul><li>Discussion Board </li></ul><ul><li>Forms </li></ul><ul><li>News and Events </li></ul><ul><li>Project Updates </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Achieve </li></ul><ul><li>What else do you want to see on the wiki?! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Letter Writing – Group Service Project <ul><li>Letter writing campaign to soldiers overseas. </li></ul><ul><li>Gather up your friends, relatives, and other community members to write letters to service men and women overseas. </li></ul><ul><li>Starting in January 2010 – February 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Send them to us here at Keystone by March 1 st so that we can get them sent out! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>920 Central Road </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloomsburg, PA 17815 </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What should the letter include? <ul><li>Make the letter chatty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk about things you enjoy doing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Thinking of You” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thanking them for their service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It can be a letter or a card. They do not need to be in envelopes. </li></ul><ul><li>Please, no glitter – it causes a mess in it’s travels! </li></ul>
  10. 10. What should our goal be? <ul><li>We will keep track of how many letters we have collected on our website – so keep a close eye! </li></ul><ul><li>How many letters should we aim for? </li></ul><ul><li>Since we are starting this in January, we will have sample letters for you to use at the next meeting (if you need some help). </li></ul>
  11. 18. By: Trent Karlik
  12. 19. Mr. Karlik <ul><li>Courses Taught: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Media, Flash Animation, Introduction to Technology, Game Design and Personal Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd Year Teacher at Keystone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love Golf and Spending time with my family </li></ul></ul>
  13. 20. Community Service Involvement <ul><li>Volunteer work experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual food drive at school, Concession stand work at High School Football games, Presents for Patients, and Highland Country club golf drive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All four work experiences need: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduling, Communication, and Cooperation </li></ul></ul>
  14. 21. Highland Country Club golf drive <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Just had the 2 nd annual golf drive this past summer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides golf instruction to underprivileged youth and to girl golfers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Age range 7 to 17 years old </li></ul></ul>
  15. 22. Role Play <ul><li>Give golf instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Show children the proper way to hold golf club </li></ul><ul><li>Have putting and long drive contest </li></ul><ul><li>Teach children to swing the golf club on the proper plane </li></ul><ul><li>Assist luncheon / dinner for workers and participants for golf drive </li></ul>
  16. 23. How did I get Involved? <ul><li>Club Professional asked for my help </li></ul><ul><li>I played golf in college at have made it to a couple of national golfing events </li></ul><ul><li>I have a passion for golf and teaching </li></ul><ul><li>My inner self knew I was making a difference </li></ul>
  17. 24. Why I Participate? <ul><li>I have a passion for golf and teaching </li></ul><ul><li>I knew I was giving back to the underprivileged youth and to promote golf to females </li></ul><ul><li>I’m the club champion for the past 6 years </li></ul><ul><li>I hold the club record of a score of 62 </li></ul>
  18. 25. The Organization in Detail <ul><li>Highland Country club </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opened since 1922 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 minutest away from the city of Pittsburgh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>300 members make up the club </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently in process to be sold </li></ul></ul>
  19. 26. What Impact does the Organization have? <ul><li>Provides golf instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Members hold a silent auction for charitable contributions for kids to get golf clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Community gathers to assist underprivileged youth </li></ul>
  20. 27. Suggestions or Comments I have on getting involved with Community Service <ul><li>Make new friends </li></ul><ul><li>Explore career and personal interests </li></ul><ul><li>Earn great recommendations for future employment or college applications </li></ul><ul><li>Develop marketable job skills </li></ul><ul><li>Build your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Enrich your education </li></ul><ul><li>Uncover hidden skills and talents </li></ul><ul><li>Increase your self-confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun </li></ul><ul><li>Make a difference </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to talk / ask advice / share ideas during team meetings </li></ul>
  21. 28. Benefits you might get while volunteering <ul><li>Additional benefits include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meal vouchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valet parking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free golf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certificate of completion after event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer recognition event (golf outing) </li></ul></ul>
  22. 30. Ways to increase volunteerism at the holidays! <ul><li>What ideas do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>Make cookies and deliver them to a neighbor </li></ul><ul><li>If you live in a snowy area, help and elderly person by shoveling their driveway. </li></ul><ul><li>Donate old toys, clothes, or books </li></ul><ul><li>“Adopt” a family or a child </li></ul><ul><li>Get a group together and go caroling at a local hospital or nursing home (call first!) </li></ul>
  23. 31. Survey Says… <ul><li>KSA Message Board – Done! This in included in the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Change the name – great idea – what should we call it? </li></ul><ul><li>Group based project – working on that as well! </li></ul><ul><li>Listing Community Service on the transcript – We can’t do that and here is why. </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing/Adverting – what ideas do you have? </li></ul>
  24. 32. Any questions? <ul><li>Thanks for coming! </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to check out the KSA wiki for discussion topics and project updates. </li></ul><ul><li>See you next month- January 6 th at 4:00 EST! </li></ul><ul><li>Happy Holidays! </li></ul>