No senior slide is happening on your watch! Use one or more of these activities, plus the relationship-builder, to help keep everyone’s eyes on the prize!
See more details about this month’s activities by clicking the title of each idea below!
Test Day Desk Messages: Reinforce Staffulty support of student success by encouraging teachers to write quick personalized notes on the “Work is Worth It” Post-itTM Notes available on the Ren Store.
CULTURE & CLIMATE
Frivolous Fun Scavenger Hunt: Reinforce a culture of joy by creating a scavenger hunt in which students search for designated items, like dollar store dinosaurs, around campus. Sometimes it’s good just to have some frivolous fun.
MAKE IT HAPPEN!
How to Be a Game Changer – video and discussion: Use this The Green Room professional learning episode at a staff meeting or PD day to inspire your team to be open to fresh initiatives and to think creatively about how they work.
Honorary Diploma: Recognize Staffulty who made a difference to graduating seniors by having the senior present a certificate to them while dressed in their cap and gown. This touching tradition is a Renaissance favorite.
This activity has been selected as part of the Culture Challenge. Do it, enter the sweepstakes, and you could win $500 for culture and climate activities at your school!
On the Spot Awards: Recognize students in the moment for actions showing good character qualities by giving them this award. Then publicly recognize On The Spot recipients at a rally or event. Available in the Ren Store.
Finishing Strong – video and discussion: Use Season 2, Episode 23 of The HarborTM by Jostens episode to reinforce the opportunity that the end of the school year offers to make an impact.
Wall of Fame: Recognize students with achievements in designated areas (i.e. a minimum ACT score, 4 or higher on the ACT or AP exam, or National Merit Finalist) with a post on a bulletin board and social media.
GET RECOGNIZED FOR YOUR EFFORTS!
All schools who do one Monthly Playbook activity for each month of the school year and track their school culture and climate efforts are eligible to be a Jostens Renaissance School of Distinction.