Each month, LeadLines will feature an activity, resource guide and corresponding curriculum lesson that match the month's theme.

December: Momentous Momentum!



This Month's News & Notes...

  LAST CALL: Leadership Day with the Pistons

It's back and better than ever at the new Little Caesar's Arena! Join us on December 12 to learn about marketing, management, and hospitality from the leaders of the Pistons organization. Receive valuable insights from their experience, which can help plan your next school dance, fundraiser or social event. Reserve your spot early! Sign-up here.

  2018 Student Leadership State Conference

Registration is live! Our largest student leadership event of the year is now accepting registrations. Join more than 100 schools and 2,000 student leaders from across Michigan for a weekend of development, student growth and program enhancing concepts. For full information on school registration, click here.

  Showcase Submission for Regionals

This is what student leadership is all about! Student Showcase Presentations allow for students to present the very best in programming currently being executed in your school. These student delivered presentations allow for the unique opportunity to not only showcase your incredible programs, but also fine-tine your students presentation tactics and public speaking abilities, a critical component for young leaders. For more information on presenting at an upcoming Regional Connect event, click here.

  Meet and Greet Mondays!

Written by Katy VanCuren, Assistant Principal, Rockford High School and AP West Representative on the MASSP Board of Directors

The dreaded Monday morning wake up, ugh! Some people would say it’s their least favorite day of the week. So much to do and with five whole days of school ahead, it seems endless. What if you started to look forward to Monday mornings? That is what students at Rockford High School do each and every week. Monday Meet and Greets were the brainchild of two teachers who, after listening to students and staff alike, were trying to find a way to reinvent the least favorite day of the week. Read more here.

  Apply for an Education Excellence Award for a Chance to Win $2,500!

Does your school or district have a program that changes lives and impacts students’ futures? Share the good news and win a prize for your school community. The SET SEG Foundation, partnering with the Michigan Association of School Boards, is celebrating its 25th year of the Education Excellence Awards. This year, prizes worth $2,500 each will be awarded to 10 educational programs within Michigan public schools and/or ISDs to continue their positive influence on their students and community. Whether it’s encouraged academic achievement, community involvement, critical thinking, social responsibility or leadership, your program deserves to be recognized.

To apply, visit setseg.org/edex by December 15. Please direct any questions regarding the application or awards to edex@setseg.org.

  Penny Wars

Written by Brooke Ray, senior at Chippewa Hills High School

With Homecoming gone and the holiday break not quite within grasp, many are left with empty stretches within their student activities calendar. My name is Brooke Ray and I am a senior at Chippewa Hills High School in Remus. This is the story of how my school raised morale and funds at the same time. Last year a need was brought to our attention by our principal for an emergency fund to be started. She wanted to create a financial safety net to be utilized in times of crisis and tragedy in our school community. National Honor Society answered this call for an emergency fund and we launched a penny war. Read more here.

  Marketing and Promotion

Enjoy these quick tips from our College Volunteer Facilitators Corp Resource team! Read more here.
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