The meeting was called to order promptly at 7 PM by Board President Steve Ehrlich. There were
I am Amber Bradshaw, daughter to wonderful parents, younger sister to the bane of my existence, and current student at Rome High School. At Rome High School, I am an active student. I have maintained a 4.0, become 5th out of a class size of approximately 330, and have taken many rigorous courses, including APs such as AP Physics 1, AP Statistics, AP US History, AP Language and Composition, among several others. For that, I have been awarded the status of an AP Scholar with Distinction.
The Board President called the meeting to order, and the board secretary did the roll call. The agenda was comprised of various reports and the secretary would go though each agenda item, beginning with the board secretary’s report, finance, personnel, listing of approvals for salaries that included names of staff/faculty, retirements, leave of absences, bills, travel, field trips, etc.
The board meeting was well run. The atmosphere was positive, supportive, inspiring and respectful. As you entered the boardroom, a table was set up with a sign-in sheet, agendas, handouts, and blue cards. The blue cards were for the public. If they desired to address the board concerning an agenda item, they must fill it out and submit it to the secretary.
Like other service clubs, Key Club offers a variety of activities that gives us members plenty to choose from. These are opportunities that many students would participate in but are disoriented as to where to look; Key club facilitates this search. Volunteer activities such as Blood Drive, Humane Society and school clean ups have made me realize that there are endless possibilities to help out my community. Blood drive will help save individuals on the verge of life and death. Humane Society will provide care for animals that have reached a point of learned helplessness. School clean ups has kept our facility a symbol of pride. Knowing I saved a life, helped the helpless, and made my school a better place brings me pride beyond that of any materialistic thing. Standing up with fellow Key Club members not
Since I was a young child growing up, I have been exposed to Social Services in one form or another. Many of my family members have participated in the social services arena, and as a result, I too have the love, and compassion for the helping profession. Because of this, I have been mentoring adolescents in my spare time. Helping with life transitions that may be challenging such as, transitioning into adulthood, stressful school/home situations, or life, in general, is very rewarding. Furthermore, being able to assist with tutoring, teaching life skills, and forming healthy relationships have been worthwhile, not only that, but beneficial to all parties involved as well.
During the implementation of the Midnight Madness Youth Development Program obstacles are inevitable, but can be avoided with the right contingency plans and preparation. As with any program that involves poverty-stricken citizens or at-risk youth, certain obstacles are expected to be present as some of them are due to the economic situation that these families are in.
In America’s daily consumption of media a strange trend has developed in the last couple years. It seems that whenever a real life tragedy occurs many news outlets and politicians tend to place the blame, not in the instigator of these violent acts, but instead in the media they consume which they believed made them this way. "I think there's a question as to whether he would have driven in his mother's car in the first place if he didn't have access to a weapon that he saw in video games that gave him a false sense of courage about what he could do that day." (Murphy) This quote taken from an 2013 debate on a bill to ban assault weapons gives us all the information we need. Violence in media and how it affects violence in real life is misrepresented
Each Chapter Council officer, Recording Secretary, Vice President-Standards Action Step(s) Person(s) Involved Timeline Officers will introduce attending adviser to members at the start of chapter meeting or event.
CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 8:15 a.m. by Dr. Hines, President.
• Effective Communication / Ownership – Kisheena Jeri shared that the first topic has already been picked for the group: Employee Orientation/Reorientation, CPI, and CPR. There was a small group that met after Tuesday’s meeting and an additional meeting with Nancy the next morning that choose this topic and developed the processes listed below:
Hi Key Clubbers! I’m Bonnie, I enjoy reddit stories, aesthetics, organizing and music that are rubbish. I joined Key Club, because it was similar to the organization that I used to volunteer at, but Clackamas Key Club was more than just volunteering. It allowed me to gain experiences that I would like all the members to
On June 15, 2015, Mark Gregston wrote an article entitled “Pushing Back Against a Teen Culture of Entitlement.” Gregston’s article emphasizes on reasons why teens are entitled and talks about how it can be stopped. Gregston lives in Longview, Texas and is founder and director of Heartlight, “a residential counseling center for struggling teens” (Gregston 1). Gregston is also an author, speaker, and radio host; making his background of communication acceptable. Gregston gives advice to teens showing how they can give back to their community or anyone that supports them. Gregston also states the parents should not do everything for their children, make them be responsible for themselves.
The informational meeting was set up so that there were four tables that people can sit at while they wait for one of the board members or Morton to talk to them about the changes they wanted to make to the bus schedules.
The topic is about the impact of group identity on adolescent tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana. The group identity was examined through a survey that identify the adolescents whom were prone to the substance use versus those who were not.