Presentation on theme: " The Developmental Assets come from research done by the Search Institute. They are like “building blocks” – relationships, experiences, values, attitudes,"— Presentation transcript:
The Developmental Assets come from research done by the Search Institute. They are like “building blocks” – relationships, experiences, values, attitudes, and characteristics that all students need to succeed. Research shows that the more assets students have, the more likely they are to be successful and the less likely they are to get in trouble
EExternal Assets are the people in your life, the places you go, and the activities you do that help you to be successful. IInternal Assets are the things you do that help you to be successful.
Family support Positive family communication Other adult relationships Caring neighborhood Caring school climate Parent involvement in schooling
Get to know a teacher or other school staff member (maybe your Futures Advisor!) Talk to other adults you know – family friends, volunteer or job supervisor, pastor Participate in community outreach opportunities such as REACH, Goodwill, or Tacoma Community House (see Mrs. Willis-Holbrook for more information) Make sure your parents know about events happening at school – Student Led Conferences, Back to School Night, High School & Beyond events
Community values youth Youth as resources Service to others Safety
Find a community service project you can get involved with Take on a leadership position within a class, club, or sport Serve as a youth representative on ASB or in a club or community organization.
Family boundaries School boundaries Neighborhood boundaries Adult role models Positive peer influence High expectations
Understand and follow rules set by parents and school Choose friends who make good choices and encourage you to do the same
Creative activities Youth programs Religious community Time at home
Get involved in sports, clubs, and other school or community organizations Make a point to go to church, attend with a friend or family member if you do not have your own Spend time at home with family, alone, or doing homework when you don’t have specific events planned with friends
Achievement motivation School engagement Homework Bonding to school Reading for pleasure
CCommit to raising grades by completing homework and studying for tests PParticipate in tutoring opportunities through the school or community organizations such as Tacoma Library System’s online homework help GGet involved in a club or organization aimed at making Mount Tahoma a better place CCheck out and read a book from the library about something you are interested in (and maybe use it for your English pages too!)
Get involved in Key Club Participate in food drives providing food for families for the holidays
Planning & decision making Interpersonal competence Cultural competence Resistance skills Peaceful conflict resolution
Set realistic goals for your future Talk with a School or Career Counselor to identify what you need to do to achieve your goals Seek support from a counselor or administrator to resolve a conflict nonviolently before it escalates
Personal power Self-esteem Sense of purpose Positive view of personal future
Identify the things in your life that are within your control Identify organizations or programs related to who you want to be in the future and find opportunities to get involved with them
Mount Tahoma Counseling Center Mount Tahoma Career Center Communities in Schools College Success Foundation CSF Scholars Program Higher Education Readiness Opportunity (HERO) CSF AmeriCorps Coach College Bound (TRIO) ETS/Talent Search (TRIO) Upward Bound
ake Responsibility e Safe ntegrity Counts espect Everyone o your best work ee yourself successful
Start on Time You have done an AMAZING job in the first two months of school starting each class on time! Keep it going T-Birds! Make sure you plan ahead to get to class on time! Walk swiftly and take the shortest route to your next class. Take care of your personal needs before school, at lunch, or after school. Save socializing for lunch and after school so you and your friends can be on time! Students who DO NOT start on time are expected to get a pass from the designated hallway staff to enter class. Let’s do it the T-Bird Way!
Hall Passes 10/10 Rule Students may not leave class during the first 10 or the last 10 minutes. Students must use restroom in their own hallway. Students must have a Destination Pass to go anywhere besides their hallway.
OH NO, I’M LATE! IF YOU ARRIVE AT YOUR CLASS AFTER THE BELL RINGS YOU MUST SHOW A PASS IN ORDER TO ENTER! TWO TYPES OF PASSES ARE ACCEPTABLE Green Hall Pass Tardy Slip
REDIRECTION - INTERVENTION 4 th tardyLunch Redirection Room 5 th tardyLunch Redirection Room 6 th tardyLunch Redirection Room 7 th tardyThursday School 8 th tardyThursday School 9 th tardyThursday School 10 th tardyIntense Intervention that may include suspension Students are allowed 3 tardies before the intervention process starts: Lunch Redirection Room: Students serve their lunch time in the presentation room and are expected to report within the first 10 minutes. Thursday School: Students are expected to report to Thursday school from 2:15-4:00 PM. Notice is given to parent by phone or mail. * All tardies are reset after each grading period (mid-term & semester)
Our Way, The T-Bird Way!Hallway Expectations Be on time to class Put trash in proper cans Move swiftly to your destination Walk and Talk Hands and feet to yourself Be where you’re supposed to be Walk with a purpose Always have a valid pass Use positive language Stand up for others Stay to the Right Keep your hands to yourself Speak quietly and appropriately Keep posted materials up Coming Soon TBA Coming Soon TBA
Students who follow “The T-bird Way” in the hallways and classroom will be eligible for reward tickets!!! Staff members will distribute REWARD TICKETS to student’s they observe following the T-bird Way. If you receive a ticket, you will need to write in your name and id# and return it to the staff member who gave it to you. Each month we will have a drawing and you can win some AWESOME prizes! The next drawing will be held on November 25 th.
ake Responsibility e Safe ntegrity Counts espect Everyone o your best work ee yourself successful REMEMBER TO FOLLOW: