Leadership: Elementary Town Hall

| By Alexys Pearcy | One of the reasons we have town hall is so kids can get up and express being a leader without being on the council and also to practice talking skills. Steps to town hall: First we get together governors and student representatives to talk about what is going to happen (agenda). We start with a flag salute. Then we go over norms — the rules we expect to be followed. Then we...
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Students: Presentations show quality learning

| By Joel Harding | In the library on Leadership Day, students were sharing their work with visitors. Often this work was in the form of notebooks which included a variety of materials including tests and test scores, work that the students felt was particularly good and activities that showed the goals they set and their progress toward those goals. For the elementary students, their reporting...
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Students: The ‘7 Habits’ in kid’s language

Private Victory Habits Habit 1: Be Proactive I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my attitudes and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking. Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and make a difference. I am an important part of my classroom and...
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Sports Achievements: Crimson Awards Banquet

| By Joel Harding | On Thursday evening, May 30, Waterville citizens gathered in the Community Hall at the North Central Washington District Fairgrounds. The purpose of the event, complete with a spaghetti dinner and silent auction, was to honor student athletes. Oly Archibald, a radio broadcaster from Forks, was the master of ceremonies. Archibald was the author of the article on Facebook about...
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Sports Achievements: Leadership in coaching

| By Josh Barnes | A leadership focus for our junior high boy’s basketball team from a coaches prospective is very beneficial. We know that leadership is simply “influence” and we try to use the influence of our players to create a more cohesive team! Each season in the first week of practice, the entire team votes for their “leaders.” It is amazing to watch the focus of the players who...
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